Essay Cove

Essay Cove

For this weeks assignment, locate a topic(s) that you want to explore further to inform and build toward your final assignment in Session 5. Use the    for formatting your assignment, and note that the final page should be a reflection.
Research three scholarly journal articles on your selected topic of transformational and/or positive psychology. Focus your research criteria on keywords, such as: Positive Psychology, Christian Psychology Scientific Findings, Happiness & Contentment, Strategic Virtues, etc. The articles you select should summarize an actual research study. Articles that summarize research include the following headings: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion.
The following lists of authors and journals are good choices to use as a basis for your research:
Suggested Authors:
  • John H. Coe
  • Todd W. Hall
  • Christopher Kaczor
  • Martin Seligman
Suggested Journals:
  • Journal of the Scientific Study of Religion
  • Journal of Psychology & Christianity
  • Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care
  • Journal of Psychology & Theology
The  is one place for locating resources:
  • Use the provided by the library to help pinpoint databases and 
  • e-texts.
  • Use the and services from the CCU library for research assistance.
  • Example of an appropriate journal article from the Journal of Psychology & Christianity: 
Format your paper using the template provided, including:
  • A cover and reference page
  • Three journal summaries to 1 page in length each
  • A final page, within the body of the paper, integrating how your previous assumptions were challenged or confirmed by the research as well as how the topics relate to .
Click on the Session 2 Journal Abstract link and submit your assignment as a Word document by the posted due date. Review the rubric available in Due Dates and Grades for specific grading criteria

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