Subject Code :- PSY4002
Title :- Introduction to Social and Developmental Psychology
Assignment Brief :-
As part of the formal assessment for the programme you are required to submit a Introduction to Social and Developmental Psychology assignment. Please refer to your Student Hand book for full details of the programme assessment scheme and general information on preparing and submitting assignments.
PSY4002 Introduction to Social and Developmental Psychology Assignment – UK.
Learning Outcomes :-
After completing the module, you should be able to:
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of developmental theories and topics.
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of group norms and social influence processes including cultural influences group interactions leadership and member roles.
• Recognise different perspectives or theories of developmental and social psychology.
• Integrate ideas and findings through appropriately linking theories and research evidence in develop mental and social psychology.
Your assignment should include: a title page containing your student number the module name the submission deadline and the exact word count of your submitted document the appendices if relevant and a reference list in see the referencing section below for more details. You should address all the elements of the assignment task listed below. Please note that tutors will use the assessment criteria set out below in assessing your work.
You must not include your name in your submission because Arden University operates anonymous marking, which means that markers should not be aware of the identity of the student. How ever please do not forget to include your STU number. Maximum word count: 3,000 words
Please note the following:
Students are required to indicate the exact word count on the title page of the assessment.
The word count includes everything in the main body of the assessment including in text citations and references. The word count excludes numerical data in tables figures diagrams footnotes reference list and appendices. ALL other printed words ARE included in the word count.
Please note that exceeding the word count by over 10% will result in a 10 percentage point deduction.
(One 3000-word essay based on a short case study)
A family have gathered for a birthday meal to celebrate Emma’s 6th birthday. Emma’s parents Jill and Steve and both sets of grand parents are enjoying their time together and discussing how Jill and Steve have grown as a couple comparing their relationships and discussing love and intimacy as they move through early middle and later adult hood.The conversation moves on as they sit down to enjoy their meal and Jill brings up a work issue related to conflict and arguments among two different groups of colleagues the teaching staff and the administrators asking her father in law a psychologist to help her under stand what is going on.
1.Identify two theories relating to love and intimacy in early middle and late adult hood discuss critically and link the discussion to the case study. (Developmental psychology).
2.Identify two theories relating to inter-group behaviour and discuss critically in relation to conflict behaviours as outlined in the case study. (Social psychology).
• Introduce the nature of love and intimacy in early, middle and older adults and inter group conflicts and behaviour. Include a definition of each concept.
• Provide an overview of what you intend to do in this essay and the structure.
b) Main body of essay
• Provide a discussion and evaluation of theories relating to love and intimacy in early middle and older adults and include research material. Structure this section using paragraphs each paragraph should address one main idea and at size 12 font with single spacing formatting should be no more than a third of a page long.
• Include a second section discussing theories relating to inter-group behaviour and refer to the conflict behaviours outlined in the case study evaluating theories from social psychology.
• Address the essay question throughout. Additionally make sure to link the arguments and debates you present back to the key concepts and aims of your essay through out.
• Pull the threads of your essay together with a firm conclusion.
• Your conclusion should address intentions referred to in the introduction.