Overview The final project for this course is the creation of a Final Paper on a topic of your choice. The final product represents an authentic
PSY 258: Final Project Guidelines and Rubric
Overview The final project for this course is the creation of a Final Paper on a topic of your choice. The final product represents an authentic demonstration competency, because it allows you to reflect on what you learned in this course and apply it to your life and future career. The project is divided into three milestones, which will be submitted at various points throughout the course to scaffold learning and ensure quality final submissions. These milestones will be submitted in Modules Two, Five, and Seven.
Objectives To successfully complete this project, you will be expected to apply what you have learned in this course and should include several of the following course objectives: 1. Define and explain basic Industrial/Organizational Psychology terms and concepts 2. Demonstrate knowledge and application of major concepts and theoretical perspectives as well as historical and future trends in I/O Psychology 3. Apply an understanding of ethical codes of behavior as they relate to the field of I/O Psychology 4. Demonstrate an understanding of research methodology as it relates to I/O Psychology 5. Use critical and creative thinking as well as skeptical inquiry to address issues related to the field of I/O Psychology 6. Demonstrate critical thinking skills through detection of correct and faulty applications of I/O psychological principles and theories.
Possible topics to choose from include the following: • Motivation • Leadership • Training and Development • Diversity • Selection • Ethics • Research Methods
You may also propose your own topic, which will have to be approved by your instructor. You must include the following parts (in this order)