Paper: Annotated Bibliography Assignment Instructions
For this Research Paper: Annotated Bibliography Assignment you will begin to build a scientific base of knowledge related to how psychology and Christianity impacts a topic of interest. Our focus thus far has been on the different ways and types of integration. This Research Paper: Annotated Bibliography Assignment encourages you to take the next step and begin learning about how integration is applied in practical ways. The articles you review and describe here will form the foundation of the Research Paper: Final Assignment you will submit later in the course.
Select a topic that interests you [e.g., forgiveness, neuroscience, social justice, spiritual formation, multi-cultural issues, healing, resilience, etc.]
Locate 10 empirical studies in peer-reviewed journals [e.g. The Journal of Psychology and Christianity] that address your topic.
Read the articles.
Write one to two paragraphs on each article summarizing the source and key themes presented.
Write each summary in your own words in order to demonstrate mastery of the concepts [do not include direct quotes].
Avoid first and second person pronouns as is required for scholarly writing.
Be sure to use past tense when describing completed research.