Drug Use and Abuse – Paper Assignment
Submitted on Blackboard by the beginning of classMonday 4/25
Your assignment is to:
For example, if you chose the topic of legalizing marijuana across the entire United States you could choose an article that talks about negative outcomes (e.g., increased hospitalizations) with current laws as well as positive outcomes (e.g., reduction in crime, new uses etc.). Your goal is to capture the reader’s imagination by providing them with new, relevant and interesting information.
Why do we use peer reviewed resources? Again, it goes back to the idea that one of the ways we learn is by exploring the scientific evidence for an idea rather than just relying on our personal experience. The paper should help you organize your thinking about the material covered in the course and provide you with practice for communicating it effectively to others.
As you evaluate the articles remember to consider these important variables:What type of study is it? Are there potential limitations to the study?You should comment on the results (validity) of the study itself (this does not mean whether or not you liked it, but rather that it was conducted in a scientifically sound manner).
Your paper should be 5 pages long of text+title page+references, double-spaced, with no more than 12 point font and one-inch margins.Be sure to avoid plagiarizing by paraphrasing information from the article – put it into your own words and citing your sources in the text using APA style. You should also include an APA-style reference page and title page. If you need help with APA style, there is a copy of the APA manual in the library as well as online resources posted on Blackboard
PsycInfo(a library database of psychological journal articles) is the best place to search for relevant articles. If you don’t know how to use it, talk to me, a classmate, or a librarian. Let me know if you have questions.
Use the following guidelines to prepare your paper:
Grading Criteria – 50 total points
Appropriate Peer Reviewed Resources 0 1 2 3 4 5
Page Length 0 1 2 3 4 5
APA style 0 1 2 3 4 5
Spelling and Grammar 0 1 2 3 4 5
Writing Quality 0 1 2 3 4 5
Topic Choice 0 1 2 3 4 5
Description of topic 0 1 2 3 4 5
Relevance of articles to topic 0 1 2 3 4 5
Conclusions 0 1 2 3 4 5
Overall Quality of the paper 0 1 2 3 4 5
Total Points 50
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