Kim Woods Only
History and Social Psychology
The discipline of social psychology developed in the mid-to-late 20th century and continues to evolve today. Use your text along with additional three additional scholarly resources from the UoR Library to research the history of social psychology. Submit a 1500-2000 word paper (excluding the cover sheet and reference page) that addresses the following:
- Describe and classify the major theories, models, and concepts in social psychology
- Describe the historical influences of social psychology and how they relate to current theories, models, and concepts.
Content CriteriaTotal: 4
Paper adequately identifies major historical influences of social psychology.
Paper demonstrates a thorough understanding of major theories, models, and concepts in social psychology.
Writing and Organization CriteriaTotal: 1
Writing style is clear and concise.
Tone is academic and appropriate for the content and assignment.
Thesis statement is clearly articulated.
Structure is logical, including an introduction, body, and conclusion.
Flow is maintained by effective transitions.
Rules of grammar, punctuation, and spelling are followed.
Adherence to APA formatting requirements is evident.
Research CriteriaTotal: 2
Sources are credible (preferably peer-reviewed), varied, relevant, and current (published within past five years); use of seminal work (e.g. Freud) is encouraged.
Sources inform analysis, evaluation, problem-solving and decision-making.
Includes required number of professional/scholarly sources.
Addresses ethical considerations in research when appropriate.
Style CriteriaTotal: 1
The paper is in the appropriate APA format used by the institution/program (e.g. the 6th edition).
The paper is double-spaced and in the appropriate length required by the assignment
The paper includes an APA style cover page.
The paper includes an Abstract that is formatted to support the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
The paper properly uses headings, font styles, and white space as outlined in the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
The paper includes an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
The paper addresses the topic of the paper with critical thought.
The paper concludes with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
Citations of original works within the body of the paper follow the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition) guidelines.
The paper includes a References Page that is completed according to the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).