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On completion of this module students should be able to: Identify an academic writing task appropriate to the current stage of their graduate career; Write an article for publication grounded within their area of graduate research; Make an informed choice about where to submit their writing for publication; Use peer review to adapt and rewrite a journal article; Critically review journal articles in the area of psychological science; Provide constructive feedback on journal articles in the area of psychological science.Indicative Module Content:
This is a skills based module and therefore the specific content varies depending on the topics of the journal articles submitted for review, however, the articles reviewed will be in the subject area of psychology and cognate disciplines.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Written reviews of the articles submitted by all other members of the module.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||No||
|Presentation: Full draft of a journal article for a named journal, that conforms to the author guidelines for that journal.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Peer review activities
Peer review activities are delivered in person during discussion of each students' journal article and are also provided in writing. This is in keeping with the learning outcome of the module, which is to prepare for the peer review process of submitting a journal article for publication.