Important information gleaned when investigating the disorder chosen for the Psychopathology: Symptoms, Treatment, & Intervention discussion

Create a 4-slide PowerPoint presentation (excluding the title slide and references slide) that highlights important information gleaned when investigating the disorder chosen for the Psychopathology: Symptoms, Treatment, & Intervention discussion. Add speaker notes to accompany each of the slides. Speaker notes should contain at least 100 words for each slide of content. Use one outside source in addition to the required readings to support the statements made within your presentation. Post your PowerPoint presentation within the Doc Sharing area of our classroom and also in the Dropbox.

Week Three Written Assignment Grading Criteria
Content Criteria
3 Points
PowerPoint contains 4 slides of content.
Presentation highlights important information about the chosen disorder from the Psychopathology discussion question.
One outside source supports statement made within the presentation.
Speaker notes contain at least 100 words for each slide of content. The notes support the slides by explaining bullet points and by providing detailed examples that a speaker might use when delivering the PowerPoint presentation. Parenthetical citations support statements made within the speaker notes section.
Writing and Organization Criteria
1 Point
The central theme/purpose of the paper is clear.
The structure is clear, logical, and easy to follow.
The tone is appropriate to the content and assignment.
The thoughts are clear and include appropriate beginning, development, and conclusion.
Paragraph transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
Sentences are complete, clear, and concise.

Sentences are well constructed, with consistently strong, varied sentences.
Sentence transitions are present and maintain the flow of thought.
Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed.
The paper uses words and language that are inclusive, clear, and unambiguous.
Spelling is correct.
Research Criteria
1 Point
The paper includes a summary and analysis of research materials that are relevant to the assignment, e.g. scholarly journals, professional articles, legal documents, government documents, legal decisions, media clips, software, measurement instruments websites, personal communication, etc.
Professional/scholarly journals are peer reviewed and focus on the profession/application of psychology (located on Proquest, EBSCOHost, PsycNET, etc.). Non-scholarly articles include newspapers, periodicals, secular magazines, etc, and are not peer reviewed. Websites not approved include wilkipedia.com and about.com.
Research focuses on the most current information (past five to ten years) except when citing seminal works (e.g. Freud, Erickson, etc.).
Paper includes the appropriate number of references required by the assignment.
When appropriate, the paper addresses ethical considerations in research.
Style Criteria
1 Point
The paper is in the appropriate APA format used by the institution/program (e.g. the 6th edition).
The paper is double-spaced and in the appropriate length required by the assignment
The paper includes an APA style cover page.
The paper includes an Abstract that is formatted to support the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
The paper properly uses headings, font styles, and white space as outlined in the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
The paper includes an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
The paper addresses the topic of the paper with critical thought.
The paper concludes with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
Citations of original works within the body of the paper follow the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition) guidelines.
The paper includes a References Page that is completed according to the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
Total Possible Points
6 Points

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