• Psychology

    Project
    The Digital Media Log
     
    OBJECTIVE:
    To gain a better understanding of how current events apply to the study of psychology.
     
    This assignment will be typed in Word (or at least saved as a PDF file) and submitted through Blackboard. 

     

    CRITERIA: 

    · Locate sixteen articles from online periodicals or traditional magazines & newspapers that relate to psychology or have a psychological perspective then read & respond through summation & critique.

     

    You should have two (2) articles from each of the following areas:

    -  Abnormal Psychology  

    -  Adolescence  

    -  Childhood or Elderly Issues

    - Heredity & Environment  

    - Memory & Thought

    - Social Psychology   

    - Stress & Health  

    - Workings of the Mind & Body

                                                  

    ·The Title Page should be the first page of your Media Log. Please see example at the end of this document.  

    · The Abstract should be a summary of the project. The abstract should include a summary of what you have learned, new psychological perspectives that you have gained, ideas you have about psychology and the media, and a general overview of your project. Please see example.

    · APA Documentation for each article must be present for each article. All articles must be current for this semester. 

    ·Summarize each article in paragraph form using interrogative questions (who, what, where, when, why), describe how it relates to the subtopic, and include a critique paragraph of the article (your opinion).

     

    You should place a title on the top of the page (example; Abnormal or Workings of the Mind & Body) and organize the binder alphabetically by subtopic.  See example below!!

     

     

     

    ________________________________________________________
      Running head:  Title of Your Paper                                   1
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Title of Your Media Log
    Your Name
    Mr. Dupuis
    Carman-Ainsworth High
    Due Date
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    _______________________________________________________
     Title of Your Paper                                                           2
     
    Abstract
        The abstract should be about 150 words long & is the summary of the project.  The abstract should include a summary of what you have learned, new psychological perspectives that you have gained, ideas you have about psychology and the media, and a general overview of your project.
        Key words:  words that are significant & appear often in your document

     _____________________________________

    Title of Your Paper                                                           3
     
    Title of the Subtopic

     

    Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper
              Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

     

         Summary of the article in paragraph form answering the interrogative questions. Be sure to include how the article relates to the subtopic.
     
         The critique is your expert & intelligent opinion of the articles
    content & should be a paragraph in length.