Academic Level:College (1-2 years)
Type of Paper needed:Research
PaperSubject or Discipline:Applied Psychology
Paper Instructions:In the final paper, each student will be required to write an 8 page essay about a given area of psychology that interests them and the possible career paths that may exist for this group of psychologists. I would also like to see you discuss at least one (and no more than three) study(ies) that you located and read about within the field of your choice under the “topics studied” section. This requires that you use the FIT ONLINE LIBRARY to search for a peer-reviewed experimental study (i.e. can be an experiment or survey but not just a theoretical paper) of your choice and discuss the topic of the study, methods, research findings and how they contribute to that area of psychology.
In your works reference page you should have a minimum of three cites for where you located information and one of them must be the article you summarized.
The paper must include:
– Title page
– An abstract in APA format
– Address the questions listed in the research paper information (including a discussion of at least one
article related to your field choice and located from the FIT online library)
– Reference section in APA format
– Follow the APA format (in text citing, reference section, title page, etc.)
The paper will be composed of the following components:
– Title page in APA format
– Abstract in APA format
a. Name and brief description of the area of psychology
2) Topics Studied
a. Description of research/study areas
b. Discuss example experimental or survey study (the article you located via FIT library) and CANNOT be a theoretical paper.
c. Theories in psychology that you might use in this field and why or how
3) Required Training
a. Degree/schooling required
b. Any internship required? Do you need a PhD or how might it benefit you? Are there any schools that specialize in this field?
4) Possible Occupations
a. Description of jobs held by this group of psychologists
b. Possible pay
5) Personal Interest
a. Indicate some positive and negative aspects of studying/working in this area of psychology.
b. Would you be interested in studying/working in this area of psychology? Why or why not?
– Reference Page
NOTE: IT NEEDS TO BE IN APA FORMAT.
NOTE: YOUR CITES NEED TO BE FROM RELIABLE SOURCES AND YOU WILL BE DEDUCTED POINTS FOR ALL 5 CITES BEING UNRELIABLE INTERNET CITES.
The 8 – 10 pages includes the main text and the abstract – NOT the reference section or title page.
Website to find studies: http://lib.fit.edu/
Number of Sources::4
Paper Format or Citation Style::APA
Number of Pages: 10 Pages Double Space