100W S10 - Sample Article Summary Assignment

100W S10 - Sample Article Summary Assignment - Eldred -...

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Eldred - Psychology 100W 1 Sample Article Summary Assignment (~250 words) The ability to accurately and clearly summarize research reports is one important building block for many types of papers you will be called upon to write in your psychology courses. Purpose Learn how to read, understand, and accurately report psychological theories and research findings. Understand the role of reflection, feedback, and revision in the writing process. Apply APA style. Addresses Student Learning Objective(s) (SOL) 2, 3 Readings Caterino, M. C., and Polak, E. D. (1999) Effects of two types of activity on the performance of second-, third- and fourth-grade students on a test of concentration. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 89, 245-248. [On Website under assignments] APA Manual (6 th Edition), as specified below. Dunn, chapters 1, 7, 9 General Instructions You will read and draft a summary of the research report listed in the reading section in APA style. Receive an example of a summary with which you can self edit your summary.
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