This assignment will involve the selection a current event from the news and applying it to a concept or subject from the readings in your course textbook, Psychopathology: Foundations for a Contemporary Understanding, 4th edition (Maddux & Winstead, 2016).
Students may select any subject from the textbook, as long as they are able to (a) thoroughly describe the selected concept and (b) make a sound case for why it relates to the selected current event.
Students may select any relevant current event from the news, citing the description of the event from an internet news source.
The paper will include three major components:
- Selection and description of the current event
- Selection and description of the textbook concept
- Integration and synthesis of the textbook concept with the selected current event