Risk Factor Literature Review

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Project 2
Literature Review
The student will conduct a literature review as follows:
1. Select a Risk Factor topic from Chapter 2, 3, or 4 of the course text book
2. Identify 2 professional literature articles using the UMUC on-line Library resources
3. Compose a review of the articles selected, to include:
a. An introductory statement regarding the Risk Factor identified and the articles selected
b. A brief summary of the article
c. A statement of the thesis (purpose) of the article
d. The method, evidence and/or evaluation the author used in support of the thesis
e. The conclusion or finding
4. For each of the 2 articles selected the student must also identify one supportive article. (See the bibliography of the selected article for potential articles or conduct a literature search using the UMUC on-line Library resources.)
5. Compose a review of each of the supportive articles, consisting of:
a. A brief summary of the article
b. A description of how the supportive article relates to the selected article
6. A concluding statement
Grading:
The evaluation of this project will focus on
1. The strength of the relationship between the selected articles and the identified Risk Factor topic
2. The comprehensive review of the article
3. The relationship between the supportive articles to the selected articles
4. Overall quality of the composition
5. Compliance with the format requirements.
Format:
1. A minimum of 2,500 words (approximately 6 narrative pages) not including cover page and references page
2. The cover page should include the name and number of the course, the name of the student, title of the project and the date of submission.
3. The narrative composition is to be 12 pt. font, double spacing, with 1 inch margins
4. Resources, including course materials, must be cited both in the narrative where appropriate and on a separate references page, using APA citation rules.
5. Projects should be submitted using the WebTycho Assignment Folder unless instructed otherwise.
6. At the instructor?s discretion, this project may be submitted to Turnitin or other service for verification of originality.
The textbook for this class is
Bartol, Curt R.; and Bartol, Anne M. (2014)
Criminal Behavior: A Psychological Approach, Tenth Edition (Coursesmart Ebook)
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