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Coursework 2 Requirements for Written Report

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Coursework 2 requires a written report of 1,500 words that evaluates a solution to the development of an identified area of applied psychology. The report should include clear background information, empirical theory and research support, appropriate evaluation, and a valid solution. The writing should be scientific in style and well-organized. Learn more about the requirements at Desklib.
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Coursework 2 will exercise your short report writing to help you communicate your findings effectively in a clear, concise, and scientific style. This active learning approach to learning should help you to experience the challenges faced by consultant psychologists in a range ofapplied areas of psychology. Overall, skills are advanced in literature searching and reviewing, objective and subjective evaluation of theory and research, intervention development, harmonious group work, the honing of oral and written communication skills aswell as a host of other competencies (i.e. organisational skills, timekeeping, critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, reliability, independence etc.).Written Report Requirements CW2The written report (1,500 word guide; 50% of final module mark) includes a written summary of any 1 out of the 4 final solutions. The aim is to draw from the collective research of the group to outline and evaluate a solution to the development of the identified areas of applied psychology based on relevant theory, research, and other literary evidence. However, if you wish to deviate from your group’s solution and base your solution on your own research or ideas from other group slides this is also acceptable. You should structure your solution to the problem appropriately using introductory, main body (i.e., start with theory, then research, evaluation, and intervention ideas) and concluding sections. The marking criteria, including all the information that is required in the solution, is included below and at the end of this guide. Your solution should include:1.A title that appropriately reflects the subsequent solution summary. Keep the titleconcise and precise and include your word count on your title sheet.2.Clear background information on the area of interest including detail on the key underlying theory(ies), definitions of concepts, and both contextual and wider implications of your chosen area of interest and solution. 3.An Identified theory, area of research or intervention (i.e. consultancy) that could be furthered in an identified applied area of psychology. You can also base ideason evidence from other areas of applied psychology. 4.Inclusion of empirical theory and research support that supports your solution ideas. 5.Appropriate evaluation of the strengths and limitations of the respective theory, research, or applied intervention techniques.6.Presentation of a valid and appropriate solution to the area for development which is clearly linked to the theory, research, and its evaluation. 7.Evaluation of the strengths and potential limitations of the applied solution.8.A concluding section that adequately reflects the preceding content of the solution. 9.References to theory, research, and interventions should be cited throughout. In addition, you need to provide a full reference section either at the end of each summary or as a final section to the overall report. All references should be formatted according to CU Harvard style.
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