Coursework Guidelines Resources
Psychology students must use the blue submission sheets supplied outside SNC.G.02.

The penalty for missing coursework deadlines is 0 F.
This applies to all modules, courses, and programmes.

Marked coursework can be collected from SNC.G.02 12-1pm and 4-5pm on Monday-Thursdays and 12-4pm on Fridays

Local Resources

Guidelines on Writing Lab Reports

Mitigating Circumstances Form and Guidance
The MCR form replaces the Psychology extension request form. Module leaders can only give extensions of up to one week.

New Regulations for the Consideration of Mitigating Circumstances from 2010/11

Notes on the Presentation of Practical Reports
Taken from the Assessment Skills handbook (see general information)

Psychology Dissertations
Searchable database of undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations. Some available in pdf format.

Referencing and the APA Style
Page maintained by Oxford Brookes library

Regulations: Consideration of Mitigating Circumstances

Secure Resources

Coursework Submissions and Penalties
Information about coursework penalties for length, deadlines, research ethics, submission requirements and plagiarism.

APA 5th Style
How to reference.

APA Publication Manual ? Sixth Edition
Useful list of the changes from APA 5th to APA 6th from the BPS Journals Publishing Co-ordinator.

Assessment Skills in Psychology
Handbook with notes on how to write essays, present practical reports, etc. Includes marking criteria. Updated January 2014

Reading, writing, thinking and presentation skills 1 2011
Research skills: Productivity basic search - Rob Davies

Reading, writing, thinking and presentation skills 2 2011
Literature search: library Google - Rob Davies

Reading, writing, thinking and presentation skills 3 2011
Choosing a topic: review basics - Rob Davies

Reading, writing, thinking and presentation skills 4 2011
Finding research: finding relevant articles - Rob Davies

Reading, writing, thinking and presentation skills 5 2011
Using Endnote to create bibliographies: Endnotex - Rob Davies

Reading, writing, thinking and presentation skills 6 2011
Effective reading and writing notes - Rob Davies

Reading, writing, thinking and presentation skills 7 2011
Citation referencing - Rob Davies

Reading, writing, thinking and presentation skills 8 2011
Creating and delivering presentations - Rob Davies

Reading, writing, thinking and presentation skills 9 2011
Reading thinking writing - Rob Davies

Reading: Preparing the Report
Chapter from Wood, C., Giles, D. & Percy, C. (2009) Your Psychology Project Handbook: Becoming a Researcher. Harlow: Pearson.

Reading: Writing Essays and Dissertations II: arguing with style
Chapter from Dixon, T. (2004) How to Get a First: The Essential Guide to Academic Success. London: Routledge.

Links

A Beginners guide to APA Reference Style, 6th Edition
Prepared by UCOL Library and Learning Services staff.

A Self-Scoring Exercise on APA Style and Research Language
Marilyn Freimuth (2008) This resource gives students the opportunity to act as editors by correcting errors in a mock discussion section. In checking the errors they have located against the corrected version of the discussion section, students learn how

Avoiding plagiarism
Online tutorial from the University of Leicester

Churnalism
This website is similar to Turnitin. You can use it to check whether your text, or things you have read overlap with existing news articles.

Citation Style Guides for Internet and Electronic Sources
APA 6th

Common Errors in English
Maintained by Paul Brians

Psychology Writing Center Writing Guides
From the Psychology Writing Center at the University of Washington

Writing a Psychology Literature Review
University of Washington (2010)

Writing for Psychology
Harvard College (2012)