Discussion Questions: Write at least 1 paragraphs/100 words for each prompt below.
After writing your final exam essay, consider what you think to be the top two things you have learned. Write a paragraph explaining each topic and elaborating on why it is important to you.
What is the most interesting thing you have learned from your fellow classmates? Explain why you found it interesting.
Consider what you thought psychology was when you first came into the class, and what you now know. What has changed?
IMPORTANT! Remember if you use direct quotes (the authors’ words) you should reference correctly, by using quotation marks, and APA in-text citations. You also need to use in-text citations when using the authors’ ideas or paraphrasing. See below for examples. Not citing is a form of plagiarism and will result in an F on the assignment. Your answers should also include your own words.
After you have quoted or paraphrased another person’s work you need to correctly attribute credit to their ideas. This is done by citing. Some examples of citing in APA format include:
Direct Quotes:
“Race is a socially constructed category that is predicated on political, social, and economic processes” (Wegener & Petty 1992, p. 58).
Berndt (2002:67) argues that “race is a socially constructed category.”
Research by Wegener and Petty (1992) supports the view that…
Some have argued that race is a socially constructed category (Berndt, 2002; Harlow, 1983; Smith et. al., 2010).
Ethnicity is a different concept than race (Berndt, 2002).
If you are still unclear on how to use in-text citations please see: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/