Students will develop a short paper critically analyzing, and summarizing, one to three key content points from assigned chapters, articles, videos, etc. The paper will include:

  • Title/cover page
  • Introduction (2 paragraphs maximum)
  • Content/Critical Thinking Analysis (Identify key concepts, theories and models from weekly assigned chapters in textbook-how can you apply this information to an organization-give examples).
  • Conclusion (2 paragraphs maximum)
  • References

Papers will be 3-4 pages in content length, mostly narrative in format. Papers must follow Publication Manual of the APA 6th ed., 2nd printing guidelines (especially in regards to citing sources to avoid plagiarized work). Students will utilize content from the textbook, and any additional resources, such as scholarly articles, journals, books, assigned videos. (Note: Wikis, blogs, and any other publicly editable or opinion based information is not a scholarly resource).