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      PSYCH 620 ENTIRE COURSE
 
WEEK 1

PSYCH 620 Week 1 Individual Assignment Social Psychology and Multicultural Psychology Paper

 
Write a 700- to 1050-word paper, or develop a 8-10 slide PowerPoint discussing social and multicultural psychology.
Address the following in your paper:
  • Define social psychology.
  • Describe two primary research strategies used in social psychology and give an example of each.
  • Define multicultural psychology.
  • Explain how social and multicultural psychology are related and what separates them into two distinct fields.
Format your work consistent with APA guidelines. See the grading rubric for the work posted in the recommended learning activities area.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
 
 
WEEK 2

PSYCH 620 Week 2 Individual Assignment Zimbardo Research Paper

 
 
View the following segments from the "Classic Studies in Psychology" video:
  • Stanford Prison Experiment
  • Rebellion
  • The Results
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper, or develop a 8-10 slide PowerPoint discussing the impact of Dr. Zimbardo's study on social psychology.
Include the following in your paper:
  • The value of the study in relation to social psychology
  • The relevance of the study in relation to contemporary world issues
  • The value of the study in relation to humanity as a whole
  • The problems and ethical concerns the study created
  • Current safeguards in place to reduce the likelihood of ethical concerns arising in research studies
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Follow the grading rubric in the Recommended Learning Activities.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
 
 

PSYCH 620 Week 2  Learning Team AssignmentPrejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination Worksheet

 
 
 
Complete the University of Phoenix: Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination Worksheet. 
See the grading criteria in the recommended learning activities. 
Make sure your answers include the author and page number for the information.
Instructor strongly recommends that at least two people independently do each item and then compare answers.  Leaving the items to one person has not been very successful in the past. 

Materials

·         Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination Worksheet
·         PSD worksheet
 
 
 

PSYCH 620 Week 2  Learning Team Assignment News Reports for Multiculturalism in the News Final Learning Team Project

 
 
 
News Reports for Multiculturalism in the News
Research news reports for the Multiculturalism in the News assignment final project in Week Six; each team member must select one news story from a legitimate news source that is online, not a blog, or an editorial or an opinion piece. The news report must have occurred within the past 6 months and must illustrate the effects of multicultural conflict. Make sure that there is an actual multicultural conflict that is clearly identified within this story.  First posted in the team discussion area claims the news story. No duplicates.  Legitimate news sources include newspapers, such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Herald, the Chicago Tribune, the Denver Post, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,the Miami Herald, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Huffington Post.   They also include legitimate news reporting television networks, with online postings, such as ABC, Aljazeera, BBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, NBC, MSNBC, PBS, etc.
Provide a short summary, up to 150 words, for each news report.
Provide the complete link (http:.//.........) to the news report.
Describe how the news story illustrates the effects of multicultural conflict.
Submit the summaries in one document with the name of each team member at the start of his/her summary.
Format your document consistent with APA guidelines.  The team leader should not reformat any summary to meet APA guidelines. This is up to the individual team member to do that work.  Individual team members will have points deducted for lack of proper formatting.
The designated team member should turn in your final version to the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
Rubric for Grading this assignment:
Content:  Total of 20 points
Provides a short summary, up to 150 words, for each news report (5 points)
Provides the complete link to the legitimate news report (5 points)
Describes how the news report  illustrates the effects of multicultural conflict (10 points)
Organization/Development:  Total of 5 points
The paper has each news story, with the name of the team member making that selection, presented in separated paragraphs.
Mechanics:  Total of 5 points
The paper-including the title page, reference page, tables, and any appendices-is consistent with APA guidelines as directed by the facilitator.  The paper is laid out with effective use of headings, font styles, and white space.  Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.
 
 
 
 
WEEK 3
 

PSYCH 620 Week 3 Individual Assignment Open Book Test

 
Complete the Week Three Open-Book Test  --each item is worth 2 points. You should note where your answer was obtained (last name of author and page number) for each item.  Read each item carefully.  Do not just put in a word that you think fits. Make sure you actually found it that way in the text. 
 
 

PSYCH 620 Week 3 Individual Assignment Exploring a Classic Study in Social Psychology

 
Select one of the following classic studies in social psychology. While many of these studies are referenced in Social Beings, you may need to do additional research using the University Library or other resources.
  • Solomon Asch’s (1940, 1956) classic work on normative influence and conformity; sometimes referred to as the Asch effect
  • Stanley Milgram’s (1965, 1974) research on obedience and the situational variables that make obedience to authority more likely
  • Leon Festinger’s (1957) study of cognitive dissonance or Festinger and Carlsmith’s (1959) work on cognitive dissonance
  • Henri Tajfel and his colleague’s (1971) work on the impact of minimal groups and ingroup bias
  • Muzafer Sherif and colleague’s (1961) classic Robbers Cave study, including the concept of shared goals and the contact hypothesis
  • Darley and Latane’s (1968) study of the bystander effect, including the concept of diffusion of responsibility and the conditions under which people are more or less likely to help
  • A different classic social psychology study approved by your course instructor
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper about a classic study in social psychology that includes the following information:
  • A summary of the study and how it was conducted
  • An explanation of the study results: What happened? Were there any unexpected findings? What did the authors conclude? What did the results mean, and what are their implications?
  • An explanation of how the concept situationism applies to the study results
  • Answers to the following questions:
    • Do you think the study results might have been different if the participants were from a different cultural, ethnic, or gender group? How so?
    • Do you think the results of the study are important and relevant to contemporary society? Explain.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 

 

 

 

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PSYCH 620 Week 3  Learning Team Thesis Statement and Annotated Bibliography for the Learning Team's Final Project Paper

 
 
Thesis Statement and Annotated Bibliography for Final Project
Resources: Center for Writing Excellence (CWE) Thesis Generator and Annotated Bibliography Sample.
Choose one news report from the News Reports for Multiculturalism in the News assignment that you team has already done, to use for the final team project due in Week Six.
Post your selected news report, including the link and the summary of that report by Wednesday to gain instructor approval of that news report.
Develop two annotated bibliographies per team member.  Each team member must provide a minimum of two sources from peer-reviewed academic journals that relate to the news story.  The full reference, in APA format, and an annotated bibliography should be written for each journal article.  Journals may include, but are not limited to: International Journal of Multicultural Education, Journal of Multiculturalism in Education, Multicultural Perspectives, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, Journal of Multicultural, Gender, and Minority Studies, International Journal of Multicultural Studies. Journal articles are obtained through the Library, not through direct internet searching.
Write a clearly worded thesis statement of no more than 50 words for the Multiculturalism in the News assignment due in Week Six. Make sure you are referencing the actual conflict in this thesis statement.
Format your annotated bibliography and thesis statement consistent with APA guidelines.
Follow the grading rubric found in the recommended learning area to earn maximum points.
The designated team member should turn in your final version to the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
Rubric for Grading this assignment:
Content:  Total of 30 points
Chooses one news report from the News Reports for Multiculturalism in the News assignment, due in Week Three, to use for the final team project due in Week Six.  Submits the selection to the Instructor by Wednesday (5 points) 
Writes a clearly worded thesis statement for the Multiculturalism in the News assignment due in Week Six (5 points)
Lists a minimum of two sources per person that relate to the chosen news report and are from peer-reviewed academic journals and develops an annotated bibliography (150 words or more) for each source. (20 points)
Organization/Development:  Total of 5 points
The thesis statement is no more than 50 words in length.
  • The thesis statement and annotated bibliography are logical and flow.
  • The annotated bibliography is acceptable for scholarly essays and relates well to the thesis statement.
Mechanics:  Total of 5 points
The assignment is consistent with APA guidelines as directed by the facilitator.  Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.
 
 
 
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WEEK 4
 

PSYCH 620 Week 4 Individual Assignment Multicultural Project Planning

 
Choose one of the following scenarios and watch the accompanying video.
  • You work for a refugee relief organization. You are given the job of setting up schools in Chechen refugee camps in Chechnya.  Video: "Chechen Refugee Camps"
  • You work for a humanitarian organization. You are asked to expand your organization into Iraq to aid in the country's rebuilding effort.  Video: "Post War Conditions in Iraq"
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper, OR a 12-15 slide PowerPoint about the challenges of planning the project.
Include the following in your paper:
  • At least three topics that you would like to better understand before beginning the project.
  • Describe ethnocentric challenges that may arise when planning the project.
  • Discuss the types of questions the researcher should ask.
  • Include peer-reviewed sources to support your points.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Follow the grading rubric found in the recommended learning area to earn maximum points.
Click to the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
 

 

PSYCH 620 Week 4 Learning Team Outline for Final Project for the Learning Team

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outline for Final Project
Resource: CWE Sample Outline
Develop a clearly worded outline for the Multiculturalism in the News assignment due in Week Six.
The thesis must be adequately supported by the content in the final paper.
Format your outline consistent with APA guidelines.
Follow the grading rubric posted in the recommended learning activities to maximize the points you earn. 
The designated team member should turn in your final version to the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
Rubric for Grading this assignment:
Content:  Total of 30 points
Develops a clearly worded outline that includes all required content for the Multiculturalism in the News assignment due in Week Six (25 points)
The outline shows that the assignment's thesis will be adequately supported by the content in the final paper (5 points)
Organization/Development:  Total of 5 points
The ideas presented in the outline are properly arranged and formatted.
The outline is logical, flows, and reviews the major points.
Mechanics:  Total of 5 points
The assignment is consistent with APA guidelines as directed by the facilitator.  Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.
 
 
 
WEEK 5
 

PSYCH 620 Week 5 Individual Assignment Diversity Identity Self-Evaluation

 
 
Read the instructions in the University of Phoenix Material: Diversity Identity Self-Evaluation and select one option to complete the assignment. You can choose from the following options:
  • Option 1: Diversity Identity Self-Evaluation Paper
  • Option 2: Diversity Identity Self-Evaluation Presentation
  • Option 3: Diversity Identity Self-Evaluation Brochure
Follow the grading rubric found in the recommended learning area to earn maximum points.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
 

PSYCH 620 Week 5  Learning Team AssignmentMulticulturalism in the News DRAFT of Final Project

 
 
 
Multiculturalism in the News:  Final Project DRAFT
Develop a 1,750- to 2,450-word plan to promote a greater understanding of the conflict presented in the news report from the Week Four Learning Team assignment.
Include the following in your plan:
  • An analysis of the social psychology and multicultural psychology aspects of the news report
  • Clear application of the principles of social psychology or multicultural psychology in your plan
  • The principles of multicultural psychology
  • A resolution to the conflict in your plan
Include a minimum of five references from peer-reviewed journals.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Follow the grading rubric posted in the recommended learning activities to maximize the points you earn. 
The designated team member should turn in your final version to the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
This is a Draft.  It should include all of the components. It will be returned to you with comments to improve the writing for the final submission in week six.
 
Rubric for Grading this assignment:
Content:  Total of 20 points
Has developed a plan based on the chosen news report.
Has a minimum of five academic peer-reviewed journal articles that support the principles of social psychology or multicultural psychology as they fit within the process of having the plan to deal with this conflict presented in the chosen news report.
Thesis statement is developed throughout paper
Rubric for final project is followed.
 
 
 
 
 
WEEK 6
 

PSYCH 620 Week 6  Learning Team Multiculturalism in the News

 
 
Develop a 1,750- to 2,450-word plan to promote a greater understanding of the conflict presented in the news report from the Week Four Learning Team assignment.
Include the following in your plan:
  • An analysis of the social psychology and multicultural psychology aspects of the news report
  • Clear application of the principles of social psychology or multicultural psychology in your plan
  • The principles of multicultural psychology
  • A resolution to the conflict in your plan
Include a minimum of five references from peer-reviewed journals.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Follow the grading rubric posted in the recommended learning activities to maximize the points you earn. 
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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