Prompt: This week, you explored the use of qualitative research as applied to the program evaluation process. After reading in your text, discuss the following: What are the key characteristics of qualitative evaluation methods? What are the benefits of including qualitative data in the evaluation process? Do you believe that an evaluator can deliver and complete a valid evaluation of a program without including qualitative data? Why or why not? What is the value in using a mixed-methods design over a strictly quantitative or qualitative design?
Imagine you are a part of a group tasked to reduce DUI incidences in your area. Your local law enforcement has decided to set up mandatory check points on four roadways that leave the local college town. These DUI check points are conducted one Friday a month from 10:00pm until 2:00am. Local residents are concerned that these mandatory checkpoints might causing more harm than good and would like to discuss how valid your plan is as a means of reducing DUI in your area. Given this scenario try to explain how you define the key variables “under the influence” and […]
Directions: For each developmental period, discuss the physical, socioemotional, and cognitive developmental theories, and identify the theorists. Include any concerns/issues that might arise during each developmental period. While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines. Each description should be a minimum of 50 words with two to three outside references, not including your textbook, for each developmental period. You will add information to the chart as you study and research each developmental group throughout the course. You will summarize your […]
Please answer each one of those chapters separately in one page for each: -Chapter 10: Substance Use and Addictive Disorders: Check out this episode of Taboo (it’s about 45 minutes long) Taboo- Narcotics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmKZdFx3K2g What are your thoughts/feelings/reactions? Pick one of the 3 topics/stories they depict and respond in detail. -Chapter 11: Disorders of Sex & Gender- Gender Dysphoria: Check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hjIeg1tE68 Also, check out this article on gender and the terminology related to understanding this. NEW LINK: UNDERSTANDING GENDER https://www.genderspectrum.org/quick-links/understanding-gender/ What is your reaction to the content of this video and article? What are your thoughts on […]
Psychology – Lab Classical Conditioning or “In Your Face!” This lab suggests an effective and memorable way to demonstrate several concepts related to classical conditioning, including the following: learning curve, acquisition, unconditioned stimulus, unconditioned response, conditioned stimulus, conditioned response, stimulus generalization, stimulus discrimination, extinction, and spontaneous recovery. The basic procedure is to squirt a student in the face while a long list of words is being read. Only when the word “can” is heard do you squirt the student. Eventually, hearing the word “can” by itself will cause various conditioned responses. Step 1. Get a couple of assistants and gather […]
Answer these questions. Please answer each question for 1 page and each question have 2 paragraphs. Please use simple words like the previous essay. No references. 1. Should there be a Christian Psychology as a separate field of Psychology? Why or why not? 2. Should secular Psychology integrate spiritual explanations of Human Behavior? Why or why not? 3. What are some guidelines that are necessary to formulate Critical Thinking Skills? 4. Is the Church relevant to today’s adolescent? Why or why not? 5. Do you believe that the “Mind” is the same as the “Human Soul”?
Self-Assessment Exercise Outcome addressed: PC-1.1: Engage in a team setting with professional integrity and respect. This week, your Discussion and Assignment will focus on preparing a proposal for management on health and wellness services through a teamwork initiative. Please read the scenario below. Introduction to Health & Wellness Management Students will prepare a rationale and expected results from implementing mind/body exercises or practices within an employee wellness program to reduce stress. [Scenario] This week’s Assignment consists of reading about physical exercises and mind/body practices to reduce stress in the workplace thus improving morale, cultural engagement, and overall reduction of health […]
After reading Langman’s (2009) Why Kids Kills: Inside the Minds of School Shooters, write a 2-page summary and reaction to the book, highlighting what you have learned. Make sure you link your reaction to concepts in the text, which you will find the majority of in Chapter 13, Personality Disorders.
For your final I am asking you to consider a topic that you feel you have a level of knowledge about that you did not have at the beginning of the quarter. Once you have that topic in mind, I’d like you to interview three people to determine their level of knowledge regarding your chosen area. What do they know about the topic and where or what played a role in their knowledge or lack thereof? Were you able to add to their knowledge base given what you have learned this quarter? After you have done this, I want you […]
Must apply the first step of the scientific method by identifying a topic and explaining its importance in the field of psychology. A topic relevant to my career will be chosen and researched. Must use at least two peer reviewed articles and do a literature review on the topic. Evaluate the literature review and describe whether or not it provides multiple perspectives and or results on the topic, or if the author is including only those studies that prove his or her original hypothesis. Using the literature review as a reference, compare the characteristics of the different research methods that […]