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ERIC Number: ED295703
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 46
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Written Work in Psychology. 4th Edition, 1988-1989.
Bell, James
Designed for students in a community college introductory psychology course, this booklet provides course assignments and ideas to improve students' writing. The booklet covers the following topics: (1) course writing assignments and the steps in preparing summaries of readings; (2) academic honesty and ways to avoid plagiarism; (3) the use of outlining and summarizing to improve the organization of written assignments, including 10 hints for successful writing; (4) citations and references, including examples of common formats; (5) requirements for written work (e.g., clear labelling, neatness, and correctness); (6) the concept of mastery learning used in the course; (7) assignments that must be redone to receive credit; (8) late assignments; (9) requirements for class attendance and active participation; (10) the grading system; (11) 18 steps for conducting a research paper to earn an "A" grade; and (12) optional written work such as critiques, diaries, book reviews, etc. A sample essay with title page and references is included, along with sources of additional information on writing. (MDB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Howard Community Coll., Columbia, MD.