Scholarly Source

Unit 6 Assignment: Scholarly Source

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It is important that the information you learn about Psychology is supported by strong academic research.  Research that is published in peer-reviewed journals is considered scholarly work.  For this assignment, you will distinguish between a scholarly journal article and a popular magazine article.

Refer to the attached document for full assignment details, a tutorial on how to access scholarly journal articles, and the grading rubric.

 

What is the difference between a scholarly journal article and a popular magazine article? It is important that the information you learn about Psychology is supported by strong academic research. Research that is published in peer-reviewed journals is considered scholarly work. For this assignment, you will distinguish between a scholarly journal article and a popular magazine article.

Instructions: 1. Please view the “Welcome to the Traurig Library!” Tutorial: Welcome to the Traurig Library Tutorial

2. Write a minimum one-page essay following these guidelines:

• Summarize the characteristics of each type of article. • Compare and contrast a scholarly journal article with a popular magazine article by including three (3) ways they are similar and three (3) ways they are different.

• Choose a scholarly article and a non-scholarly article directly related to a topic in psychology you are interested in. Explain how they are similar and different, using specific examples from each article. • Make sure to include references to your articles.

Be sure to read the criteria, by which your paper will be evaluated before you