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Writing in APA Style: Faculty Perspectives of Competence and Importance
Psychology Learning & Teaching
  • R. Eric Landrum, Boise State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
9-1-2013
Abstract
A US sample (N = 360) of psychology educators assessed 73 writing skills and competencies with regard to (a) the importance of each and (b) the typical performance of the top half of local psychology majors. An analysis of gap scores yielded results showing that specific skills, such as supporting claims with citations and proofreading ability, are areas in need of greater emphasis and renewed pedagogical attention by instructors. Educators may use the results of this study to help to identify areas of increased need for writing instruction regarding undergraduate psychology education.
Citation Information
R. Eric Landrum. "Writing in APA Style: Faculty Perspectives of Competence and Importance" Psychology Learning & Teaching (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/eric_landrum/110/