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The proposal for your research paper must be complete and approved before submitting this step of the project. If you have not yet completed the proposal or gained approval, send a course message to your Instructor immediately.
The Outline/Sources should be one document, containing the following 3 parts:
Part 1: Provide the approved paper topic and date that you gained approval.
Part 2: Provide a detailed outline of your paper. To find more information on how to write an outline, please view the following website:
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/544/03/ (Or connect with the Clark State Writing lab in the Success Center)
Part 3: Students should cite all references using APA style. Students will lose points if they cite sources that do not discuss the topic of their paper. This is an upper level Psychology course and APA style is required. A minimum of 5 sources are required and they should be no older than 5 years old. Please see the paper instructions for more details on the requirements for references.
To view more information on how to cite in APA style, please go to: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/10/
The Clark State online library can be utilized for your research paper – did you know that they even have 24/7 assistance?
Students will lose points if:
1) The Outline & Sources does not have at least five valid scholarly sources (if you do not know what a scholarly source is, be sure to contact the writing center or Library). Your sources should be current (not more than 5 years old, unless your subject includes a historical comparison). Your textbook may count as one source.
2) The Outline & Sources is submitted late.
3) The Outline & Sources is not submitted.
4) The submission does not contain a detailed outline.
5) APA formatting is not used.
6) The submission is not well written.
Below is an example
Note: This example should have a bit more developed outline – it is not a perfect submission, but it provides a good example to get you started.
I have selected the topic on how the transition to parenthood changes a couple’s relationship. My topic was approved on Sept 10th.
How the transition to parenthood changes a couple’s relationship
l. Identify how the relationship changes due to the transition to parenthood
ll. Explore how the changes affect the individual
A. What types of changes women experience
1. physically and psychologically
B. What types of changes men experience
lll. Research information that would help parents with the transition
A. What couples can expect in parenthood
1. common problems experienced
2. how to resolve issues
B. What resources are available?
1. programs and information
Bischoff, R. (2018, March). The Transition to Parenthood: Implications of Recent Findings
for Couple Therapy. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 3(1), 69-70.
Retrieved April 17, 2020, doi:10.1300/J398v03n01_05
Huston, T. (2020). The Effect of the Transition to Parenthood on the Marriage Relationship: A
Longitudinal Study. Journal Of FAMILY ISSUES, 6(4), 409-433. Retrieved April 18, 2020,
Sinha, C. (2019). Constructing the Transition to Parenthood *. Sociological Inquiry, 76(4),
Retrieved April 18, 2020 DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-682X.2006.00165.x
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2020). Marriage Education for Couples
Becoming Parents. The Healthy Marriage Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.acf.hhs .
Worthington, E. L., Jr., & Buston, G. (2020). The Marriage Relationship During the Transition
to Parenthood: A Review and a Model. Journal Of FAMILY ISSUES, 7(4), 443-473.
Retrieved April 18, 2020, DOI: 10.1177/019251386007004007
Atttached is my previous topic proposal.
Note: My topic proposal was approved on June 24