Social Psychology Research Project On Self-Enhancements

  • Type of paperResearch Paper
  • SubjectPsychology
  • Number of pages5
  • Format of citationAPA
  • Number of cited resources5
  • Type of serviceRewriting

You will utilize the references and research you found for your annotated bibliography to create a social psychology research paper. The paper should communicate your research findings to the other students. The paper should make it 5-8 double spaced pages (Times 12 point font, APA format) in length. The title page, abstract and reference page should NOT be included in the page count for the research paper. Example: title page 1; abstract page 2; paper body pages 3-7; references page 8. Grading rubrics describing assignment criteria will be available attached.

Social Psychology Research Project Grading Rubric W18

CATEGORY 5 4 3 2 1
Introduction, thesis statement & social psych relevance Strong introduction of topic’s key question(s), terms. Clearly delineates subtopics to be reviewed. Specific thesis statement. Relevant to social psych.

 

Conveys topic and key question(s) adequately. Clearly delineates most of the subtopics to be reviewed. General thesis statement. Mostly relevant to social psych.

 

Conveys topic, but not key question(s). Describes some of the subtopics to be reviewed. General thesis statement. Some relevance to social psych.

 

Problems in two of the following areas: the articulation of the topic, the key questions, subtopics or the thesis statement. Minor relevance to social psych. Does not adequately convey topic. Does not describe subtopics to be reviewed. Lacks adequate thesis statement. Not a social psychology topic.

 

Focus & sequencing in the body of the paper All material clearly related to subtopic, main topic. Strong organization and integration of material within subtopics. Strong transitions linking subtopics, and main topic. Borrowed material is clearly explained.

 

All material clearly related to subtopic, main topic and logically organized within subtopics. Clear, varied transitions linking subtopics, and main topic. Some of the borrowed material is not adequately/clearly explained.

 

Most material clearly related to subtopic, main topic. Material may not be organized within subtopics. Attempts to provide variety of transitions. Some problems with borrowed material not being adequately/clearly explained leading to some gaps or confusion.

 

Only some of the material is logically organized into topic, subtopics. Some of the material is related to the main topic/thesis. Some transitions are unclear or nonexistent. Many theories, terms, concepts & studies are left unexplained Little evidence material is logically organized into topic, subtopics or related to topic. Many transitions are unclear or nonexistent. Significant portions of borrowed material are not clearly/adequately explained, leading to reader confusion.

 

Conclusion Strong review of key conclusions. Strong integration with thesis statement. Insightful discussion of impact of the researched material on topic

 

Good review of key conclusions. Good integration with thesis statement. Good discussion impact of researched material on topic.

 

Review of key conclusions. Some integration with thesis statement. Discusses impact of researched material on topic

 

Some review of key conclusions. Minor integration with thesis statement. Little discussion of impact of researched material on topic. Does not summarize evidence with respect to thesis statement.

Does not discuss the impact of researched material on topic.

 

Assessment Rubric for Social Psych Group Research Project PG2

CATEGORY A (5) B (4) C (3) D (2) F (1)
 

Quantity of sources

 

 

 

 

 

 

Document cites 5 academic sources.

 

Document cites 4 academic sources.

 

Document cites 3 academic sources. Document cites 2 academic sources. Document doesn’t cite any academic sources.
 

Quality /Reliability of Sources

 

 

 

 

All sources cited can be considered reliable and/or trustworthy; all sources are from academic journals/texts published within the last 5 years.

 

Most sources (4) cited can be considered reliable and/or trustworthy; 4 sources are from academic journals/texts published within the last 5 years.

 

Some sources (3) can be considered reliable and/or trustworthy; 3 sources are from academic journals/texts published within the last 5 years.

 

Few sources (2) cited can be considered reliable and/or trustworthy; 2 sources are from academic journals/texts published within the last 5 years.

 

Little or no reliable and/or trustworthy sources cited; sources are from popular texts or none of the sources are from academic journals/texts published within the last 5 years.

 

APA

Documentation, style and formatting

 

 

 

 

 

 

Citations are formatted correctly in the document and reference page. Paper correctly adheres to the APA requirements for style and formatting.

 

There are a few formatting errors in the document’s citations. There are only a few mistakes in the APA style and formatting.

 

There are some formatting errors in the document’s citations. There are some mistakes in APA style and formatting.

 

There are many and/or frequent formatting errors in the document’s citations. There are many mistakes in APA style and formatting.

 

There is little or no adherence to APA format in the document. There are substantial errors in writing, formatting and/or style which greatly interfere with comprehension.

Assessment Rubric for Social Psych Group Research Project PG3

CATEGORY A (5) B (4) C (3) D (2) F (1)
 

Spelling, grammar and writing

 

 

 

 

There are no spelling, grammar or writing problems.

 

There are only a few spelling, grammar and/or writing errors.

 

There are some spelling, grammar and/or writing errors.

 

There are many spelling, grammar and/or writing errors.

 

There are substantial spelling, writing and/or grammar errors that interfere with comprehension.

Additional Material

Y N Students submitted a reference list

We are unable to grade papers without a reference list.

Late penalty for above material: 5% off per day late

Total Score: /35; converted to /300

Deductions:

Final Score= /300