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PSY 400 Tests and Measurements: Assignment Specifics

Assignment Specifications

Part A:  Annotated Bibliography

Students will complete an annotated bibliography of eight to ten sources: Six to eight Research Articles, 1 Websites/Blogs and 1 Trade Journal. The assignment must include:

  • A title page
  • Content for each of the resources (use in-text citations)
  1. Summarize
  2. Evaluate
  3. Reflect
  • References


Part B: Research Paper.

Students will construct a research question related to the topic. The students will use the eight to ten sources to write a research paper on the topic. In this review the student should provide a synthesis of themes in the literature and an analysis and evaluation of the sources relevant to the question.


APA format should be used. Please be sure to use the APA format correctly as marks will be taken off for incorrect format. There is a sample annotated bibliography on the student portal. Information regarding how to create an annotated bibliography can be found at OWL Purdue.

Annotated Bibliography Source requirements

8-10 Sources:

6-8 Research Articles (How do I know if it's a research article?)

1 Websites/Blogs (How do I know if the website is credible?)

1 Trade Journals (What is a trade journal?) **

** Instructors note: Education Week is not an acceptable journal for this assignment.

Contact info

 Instructor: Sister Elena Marie, O.P. 

 Librarian: Sister Mary Esther, O.P.

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