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Changing the World. Unpacking
The assessment comes in two parts. This unpacking document (this document and the poster example) relates to Assessment 1.
“Critically evaluate the theories and methods commonly used in Community Psychology to “change the world”. (poster)”. Below I seek to provide generic guidance on the CONTENT and FORMAT of the assessment. This should be read in conjunction with my poster example to get a better example of what the FORMAT of the assessment could look like. There are many ways to address this question, here is my attempt.
CONTENT FORMAT
1. Title – include title.
2. Name – include your name and student number You may wish to include this information in a central box (Box A for example).
3. Introduction to Community Psychology – this section could outline what Community Psychology is. Perhaps this includes information that is covered in the Sessions 1, 2, and 3 and in the recommended text (Chapter 1. “Introduction to the Field of Community Psychology”, Chapter 2. “History”, Chapter 3. “Who We Are”). The history and development of the discipline. Comparison with aligned / similar areas of psychology could be made and what is unique about the focus of Community Psychology. Use appropriate citations to back up the points being made. Bullet points are acceptable within text,
You may wish to include this information in a central box (Box B for example).
4. Critical evaluation of the theories commonly used in Community Psychology – this section could critically evaluate the theories commonly used in Community Psychology as noted in Session 4 and in the recommended text (Chapter 4 Theories). What are the strengths and weaknesses of the theories presented? Why are these methods used in preference to others? Use appropriate citations to back up the points being made. Bullet points are acceptable within text,
You may wish to include this information in a box on the left hand-side of the poster (Box C for example).
5. Critical evaluation of the Research Methods commonly used in Community Psychology – this section could critically evaluate the research methods commonly used in Community Psychology as noted in Session 5 and in the recommended text (Chapter 5 Theories). What are the strengths and weaknesses of the Research Methods presented? Why are these methods used in preference to others? Use appropriate citations to back up the points being made. Bullet points are acceptable within text,
` You may wish to include this information in a box on the Right hand-side of the poster (Box D for example).
5. Summary and conclusions – this section could provide a summary of key points made above. In terms of a conclusion, here the textbook’s summaries are helpful. (e.g., 17.”Social and Political Change”, 18. “Dissemination and Implementation”, 19. “Looking into Your Future”). You may have other suggestions. Bullet points are acceptable within text,
You may wish to include this information in a central box (Box E for example).
6. References (page 2)– this section should contain a list of all references used and these must be in APA 7/e.
You may wish to include this information in a central box (Box E for example). Appears on
Font and word size are negotiable, I am chosing but posters are typicall presented on A3-A2

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