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PSY 400 wk 4 Individual Paper




Question;Individual (Week 4)Portfolio Group Influence Assignment This required Portfolio assignment due in;Week Four will give you experience observing and interacting with people;outside of the classroom. It has been designed to provide you with the;opportunity to develop skills, synthesize knowledge, and integrate learning in;a real world setting. This assignment;accomplishes that goal by challenging you to: ? Observe;a group discussing a topic of interest such as a focus group, a community;public assembly, a department meeting at your workplace, or local support group? Study;how the group members interact and impact one another? Analyze;how the group behaviors and communication patterns influence social;facilitation ? Integrate;your findings with evidence-based literature from journal articles, textbook;and additional scholarly sourcesPurpose: To provide you with an opportunity;to experience a group setting and analyze how the presence of others;substantially influences the behaviors of its members through social;facilitation.Process: You will participate as a guest at;an interest group meeting in your community to gather data for a;qualitative research paper. Once you have located an interest group;contact stakeholders and explain the purpose of your inquiry. After;you receive permission to participate, you will schedule a date to;attend the meeting, at which time you will observe the members and;document the following for your analysis: o Any;assignment that has more than 15% of the paper quoted (properly or improperly);will be subject to a point deduction or discipline action in the case of;intentional plagiarism. You may run your;paper through the UoPX Plagiarism Detector to ensure compliance.o Please;note the 1200-1500 word assignment is a MINIMUM ? as noted in Helpful Hints ? A;papers go above and beyond the minimum requirements.o Part;I is integrated into your 1200-1500 word minimums. The questions are answered as part of your;paper.o Be;sure that you view the rubric for a more thorough discussion of paper;requirements.As this is an upper division psychology;class, the proper use of APA formatting will be required and will be a graded;focus on all papers within this course.;Please be sure to submit the certificate of originality in a SEPARATE;file with every assignment. See course;for more details.Here is what our professor posted:?You are not allowed to use websites;encyclopedias, dictionaries or previous textbooks on your papers - only library;peer reviewed research.?Just to be clear from above - any paper;that has anything OTHER than our CURRENT textbook and EXCLUSIVE peer reviewed;research will not receive a passing grade - no matter how good it is.;?I do not have a required number of;citations per paper, however, you should DEFINITELY use the textbook and at;LEAST ONE peer reviewed journal article that you get from the library for EACH;paper. Like the word count, doing one;peer reviewed journal article will help you pass the paper. A papers generally go above and beyond, and;include 3 or 4 peer reviewed journal articles and NO websites, dictionaries;old textbooks and encyclopedias.="msotitle">


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