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APPLICATION PAPER INSTRUCTIONS Due date: November 19 th (note the change) This paper is a writing exercise in which you apply psychological principles to an analysis of a news article that appears in the popular media. To do this, you need to identify a news article (preferably recent, but I will accept older stories). You will then use material presented in your textbook that relates to the story and find a professional journal article relating to the story that you can also pull information from. Briefly describe the news article you picked and critique/analyze the article from a Psychologist’s point of view. FORMATTING: Length – 1000 to 1500 words (approximately 3 to 5 pages) Use 1” margins and either Arial or Times New Roman 12 pt font.
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Unformatted text preview: Double Space Grades will be based on the following: Sufficient Length (10 pts) Application of Psychological Principles (20 pts) - Be sure it is clear how the professional article relates to the topic as well as material you pull from the text. Do not worry about in text citations for this project. I am not grading on APA, MLA, etc. style. Grading is based on content and quality. Quality of writing (grammar, spelling, completeness) (10 pts) Evidence/reference of Journal Article (10 pts) – You can either provide the journal article information in a reference section or you can copy the 1 st page of the article. Total = 50 pts...
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