As part of the formal assessment for the programme you are required to submit a Social Psychology assignment comprising of 2 short (2000-word each) word press releases/ newspaper articles on two different social psychology topics. Please refer to your Student Handbook for full details of the programme assessment scheme and general information on preparing and submitting assignments. Learning Outcomes: After completing the module, you should be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge and a critical understanding of a range of theoretical approaches in social psychology.
2. Demonstrate a critical understanding of methodological and ethical issues in social psychology.
3. Apply alternative perspectives to the analysis of social groups. 4. Employ evidence-based reasoning in the explanation of group behaviour
Guidance Your assignment should include: a title page containing your student number, the module name, the submission deadline and the exact word count of your submitted document; the appendices if relevant; and a reference list (see referencing section for more information).You should address all the elements of the assignment task listed below. Please note that tutors will use the assessment criteria set out below in assessing your work.
You must not include your name in your submission because Arden University operates anonymous marking, which means that markers should not be aware of the identity of the student. However, please do not forget to include your STU number.
Please note the following: Students are required to indicate the exact word count on the title page of the assessment. The word count includes everything in the main body of the assessment (including in text citations and references). The word count excludes numerical data in tables, figures, diagrams, footnotes, reference list and appendices. ALL other printed words ARE included in the word count.
Please note that exceeding the word count by over 10% will result in a 10-percentage point deduction
Arden University has a commitment to promote and facilitate the conduct of ethical research. Attention to the ethical and legal implications of research for researchers, research participants and collaborators is an intrinsic part of good research practice. You are required to produce a press release to an imagined audience of first- and second-year Aden University psychology students discussing how the four primary ethical principles of; respect; competence; responsibility; and integrity apply to any given research project.
Record numbers of online child grooming crimes have been recorded by police in the UK in the last three years. Most of the convicted criminals used fake names and images. Please produce a newspaper article reporting on how social media and advancements digital technology have impacted on identity performance. Your answer should discuss at least two theories of identity.