This is an entire class. Each assignment is listed on the wo…

This is an entire class. Each assignment is listed on the word document and titled. For each listing you will need to complete the assignment using the resources on the first page. You will post each assignment in a seperate document titled the way the assignment directions are titled. Attached are other documents you will need to complete the assignments. These resources are required to complete the course.  Book: American Psychological Association   (2010).   Publication manual of the American Psychological Association .   (6th Edition).   Washington, D.C. Book:

Smith, J. (2008). Research Methods in Psychology. New York, NY: Wiley.

Class Assignment 1: Understanding Research Methods in Psychology

Research methods are an essential component of psychology as they allow researchers to gather data, analyze it, and draw conclusions based on empirical evidence. This assignment aims to introduce students to the basic concepts of research methods in psychology and their significance in the field.

The objective of this assignment is to provide students with knowledge about different research methods used in psychology and to develop their understanding of the strengths and limitations of each method.

To complete this assignment, students are required to read the following chapters from the textbook “Research Methods in Psychology” by Smith (2008):

1. Chapter 1: Introduction to Scientific Inquiry
2. Chapter 2: The Research Process
3. Chapter 3: Ethical Considerations in Psychological Research

After reading the assigned chapters, students should write a 2-3 page essay addressing the following prompts:

1. Define and explain the concept of scientific inquiry in psychology.
2. Discuss the steps involved in the research process and their significance in conducting scientific research.
3. Describe and analyze the ethical considerations that researchers must adhere to when conducting psychological research.

Formatting and Guidelines:
– Use Times New Roman font, size 12, with 1-inch margins.
– Include a title page with your name, date, and the assignment title.
– Use APA style for in-text citations and references. Consult the “Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association” (6th Edition) for guidance.
– Use proper grammar and spelling throughout the essay.
– Submit your essay in a separate document with the file name “Assignment1_ResearchMethods.”

– “Research Methods in Psychology” textbook by Smith (2008).
– “Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association” (6th Edition).

Grading Criteria:
This assignment will be graded based on the following criteria:
1. Understanding of the concepts of scientific inquiry in psychology, research process, and ethical considerations.
2. Clarity and coherence of the essay structure and arguments.
3. Use of appropriate examples and evidence from the assigned readings.
4. Correct use of APA style for citations and references.
5. Grammar, spelling, and overall writing quality.

The deadline for submitting this assignment is [insert date].

Important Note:
Late submissions will not be accepted unless an extension has been granted by the instructor prior to the deadline. It is the student’s responsibility to plan accordingly and submit the assignment on time.

It is recommended that students begin reading the assigned chapters and working on their essay well in advance of the deadline to ensure a thorough understanding of the material and enough time for revisions.