In this final Signature Assignment, you will reflect upon your personal progress as a new graduate student in Psychology.
This week, your assignment will consist of two parts that can be submitted as one document: You will reflect upon the feedback your instructor has provided as well as review your personal progress and career interests as a new graduate student. This assignment will guide you in your overall academic integrity and prepare you for your work in courses in the program. It may also help guide you to develop specific interests within the field of psychology and influence your future capstone focus.
For the first portion of your Signature Assignment, you will reflect on your progress as a graduate student in psychology. This is a self-assessment reflection, and may be based on your work and feedback in this course.
Assess your understanding of course concepts by focusing on the following areas:
Length: 7-10 pages
For the second portion of this final assignment, you will imagine what you might do for your capstone project. While this is still a bit ahead, this task will approach fast and having a good idea of where you are headed with your education will be beneficial as you move through this program. For this portion of the assignment, you will write a paper on a topic of interest to you in psychology.
In this paper, you may utilize the resources that were in previous assignments for this course. You will also need to include 10 additional resources for the paper, five of which should be from peer-reviewed journals. These additional resources may include additional resources you found for other assignments in this course.
In this paper, you should:
Length: 3-5 pages
You will compile both parts into one document, which you will then submit to your instructor for review.