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PSYC 1500 R. Polski: Home

This guide will help you locate, retrieve, and use library resources for your research project.


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Your assignment

Within your paper, please answer the following questions. (It may be most helpful to embed the questions in sequential order for your paper. For example, your introduction paragraph could define psychology and include a required resource).

  • Define psychology. (Use in-text citations)
  • Define your assigned therapeutic perspective. (Use in-text citations)
  • What is the historical background of your therapeutic perspective? (Use in-text citations)
  • Give real-life examples or experiences with your therapeutic perspective.
  • What do experts say about the therapeutic perspective you’ve researched? (Use in-text citations)
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the therapeutic perspective you’re researching? (Use in-text citations)
  • Conclusion-What did you learn from your research?

You will need four sources for this paper.  Those sources can come from encyclopedias, books (print or electronic) and journal articles.

Getting started

The information on the following tabs of this guide will help you identify keywords for your topic, find and evaluate different types of sources, and cite your sources.

For additional help using library resources, explore the library's Library Research Skills guide

For writing help, see the Taft College Learning Center for information about getting help from a writing tutor.