1——————————————–Integration Reading Paper (10%)
The student will submit a paper based on reading and reflection from the following two
Goehring, M. M. (2003). Christianity, Psychology, and Biography: This Much I Know.
Journal Of Psychology & Christianity, 22(1), 71.
Johnson, E. L. (2011). The Three Faces of Integration. Journal Of Psychology &
Christianity, 30(4), 339-355.
These two articles can be accessed through links on the Brightspace course page. Other
articles or books may be used to supplement your thoughts but are not required. The paper
A short introduction that indicates a rationale and direction for the paper.
A section stating your stance and opinion on the integration of psychology and
Christianity using the rationale provided in the 2 articles.
A section stating the strengths and weaknesses of your stance and opinion.
A short conclusion that summarizes the paper.
Make sure that within the paper, you reference all ideas and thoughts that are not originally
yours (as shown below). Please do not use any direct quotations. All the writing should be in
your own words. The paper should be 4 to 5 pages in length, double spaced, 12 point font
with a separate title and reference pages.
2——————————————————–E. Applied Research Project (20%)
Each student will present an individual paper on an applied research study that they have
designed and implemented, with the following guidelines:
1. Must be in one or more of the topic areas as follows: Section 3 – Sensation and
Perception; Learning, Section 4 – Memory; Thinking, Language & Intelligence;
Motivation & Emotion, Section 5 – Stress, Health and Human Flourishing;
Personality, and Section 6 – Social Psychology (not including Psychological
Disorders or Therapy). Please note that the research is to be a person-to-person
sampling and not an internet sampling.
2. The individual student’s research instrument will be in the form of a survey.
3. The paper should consist of the following elements:
a. The body of the paper (not including Title page and Works Cited) should be
5-7 pages in length, double-spaced, 12 point font.
b. Paper should include a separate Title page and Works Cited page with
appropriate referencing. Works Cited should contain a minimum of 5
references that include the course textbook, and at least 4 other book, journal,
or internet sources that are cited correctly in the body of your paper.
c. Content Headings must include:
I. Project Abstract – a brief (80 words or less) summary of the
project including study question, process and result.
II. Project Literature Review – What is the study you’re doing
(include the question you are wanting to research)? Why are you
doing it? What other research, theories or understandings currently
exist that validate and support your project.
III. Project Hypothesis – on the basis of your literature review and
your research question, what are the outcomes you expect previous
to the research being carried out?
IV. Project Subject(s) and Process – Who is the subject of your study?
What is the context (setting), the time frame and how are you
going about the study. Is it a Quais-Experiment or a survey? Give a
brief synopsis of the content of your research instrument.
V. Project Results – What were the results of the study? This is a
compilation and comparison of your data only.
VI. Project Conclusions – What do you conclude from the results
about the project’s question and hypothesis? What do the results
prove? Give an application of your conclusion(s) to a real life
it is actually 2 assignments