PSY 303 Study Guide - Comprehensive Midterm Guide: Ath, Studentized Range, Background Music

67 views49 pages
6 Feb 2017
Department
Course
Professor

For unlimited access to Study Guides, a Grade+ subscription is required.

Western Washington University
PSY 303
MIDTERM EXAM
STUDY GUIDE
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-3 of the document.
Unlock all 49 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-3 of the document.
Unlock all 49 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in
Pysch 303
Ho to Write Well
Winter 2017
A. Read well
- Pay attention to style and format of articles you read
- Especially the intro
B. Read a lot
- There is a lot of variability in writing style/ competence
C. Write a lot
-practice, practice, practice
D. Get feedback
-writing center, peers, TAs, prof etc.
E. APA style
- 1 inch margins
- 12 point font
- Times New Roman
F. A title should summarize the main idea of the paper simply, and if possible with style
G. Can be separated into 2 parts with a colon.
- E: ath phrase; effects of ariales o ehaior’
H. No redundant phrases
I. Do’t use a ipirial stud of…
J. No conjunctions
K. Do’t ilude our proff’s ae
L. Introduction
- Opening sentence
- getl itrodue akgroud iforatio
- Capture interest of readers
- Do not launch immediately into specific details of research
- First task of research paper is to introduce background and nature of the problem
being investigated
M. Four rules of thumb for an opening paper
- 1. Write in English prose not psychological jargon
- 2. Do not plunge unprepared readers into the middle of your problem or theory
find more resources at oneclass.com
find more resources at oneclass.com
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-3 of the document.
Unlock all 49 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in
- 3. Use examples to illustrate the rhetorical points or introduce unfamiliar
conceptual or technical terms.
- 4. Whenever possible try to open with a statement about the people not psychology
or your research
N. Provide explicit statements of goals of research
- This statement should make sense in context of 1-4.
- They will provide a destination for the reader
- Opening paragraph should provide a schema for the reader.
O. State what theories and research are relevant to your research]
P. How or why are they relevant?
Q. No details on analysis
R. READ THE ARTICLE NOT JUST THE ABSTRACT
S. Abstracts are poor substitutes and easily recognizable
T. Select the most persuasive research articles that support your approach
U. Convince the reader that the research you are doing is theoretically important.
V. Address something new
W. Show how it contributes to our understanding of the phenomena.
find more resources at oneclass.com
find more resources at oneclass.com
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-3 of the document.
Unlock all 49 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Get access

Grade+
$10 USD/m
Billed $120 USD annually
Homework Help
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
40 Verified Answers
Study Guides
1 Booster Class