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For this unit 4 assignment paper, go to the Kaplan University online library. Download a peer reviewed


related journal article that is of interest to you and your chosen specialization and future profession I/O psychology. The article must review a specific research study (i.e., with a specific research hypothesis, do not use an article which is a review of the literature).

Make sure that you follow the  grading rubric attached to ensure that you are meeting all grading criteria and assignment requirements.

Watch the video at to understand what a peer reviewed research article is.

In completing this assignment, you will be asked to utilize and demonstrate use of all skills gained over Units 1 through 4.

Using the “Critical Writing: Using the Core Process to Write a Paper (pgs 190 – 195) from our textbook “Learning to Think Things Through: A guide to critical thinking across the curriculum” critically work through the six step process on analyzing the article and writing a critical review of the article. Make sure you are incorporating the circle of elements (Chapter 2) SEE-I method (Chapter 1) and the Standards Check (Chapter 4). These steps will be your guide as you read, reflect, evaluate, analyze, apply and write a critical review of your chosen article.

Your paper should be 4 – 5 pages (double spaced, 1” margins) in length, not including the title page or reference page. No abstract is required.  Your paper should be formatted using APA style (6th edition) with proper page formatting, title page formatting, headings, in text citations, and reference list. You must include at least two scholarly resources, your chosen article and one other resource. You may use one of the course textbooks or other scholarly resource to support your paper.

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Assignment Rubrics Assignment/Project Rubrics   Grading Criteria Unit 4 Assignment   % – Points Points Earned Content     Student includes an introductory paragraph with a clear thesis statement discussing the purpose of the paper.  Student provides a brief summary of the main points presented in the body of the paper. 0-10   Student summarizes the research article, to include an overview of the literature review, methods section, results section, discussion section and conclusion. 0-40   Student provides an analysis of the article identifying strengths and weakness in the research, elaborating on these points by discussing examples from the chosen article or other research.  0-40   Students reflect, and then discuss their personal, yet supported, opinions regarding the research.  This may include, but is not limited to: how the research could be used or not used within their chosen profession and why; speculation about other populations or samples and potential outcomes; how the research could have been carried out differently and what the potential results might be, etc.  Student uses “The Standards Check” and addresses applicable points in this discussion.  0-50   Student provides a closing summary paragraph, recapitulating the thesis statement and purpose of the paper.  Student provides a brief summary of their review of the article and final thoughts. 0-10   At the close of the paper, following the reference page, student provides the clear, logical outline that was constructed and the paper was written from. 0-10   Writing     Style and Mechanics: Clear and logical organization; paragraphs and sentences are well developed. Uses correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Meets length requirements (4-6 pages, not including title and reference page). 0-20   APA Style: Formatted correctly using APA style (title page, no abstract is required, headings, in text citations, reference page). Provides references to support conclusions. Paraphrased correctly and accurately; direct quotes used minimally. 0-20   Total 200   An explanation of the points earned, as well as where the assignment could be strengthened will be included with your grade.

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