A2 Psychology G543 Question Structure

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  • Created on: 10-11-13 10:47

10 Mark Questions

Think

  • What's the question asking?
  • For example, if asking about Health Belief Models then name the 3 models.
  • Next talk about the study itself
  • (usually asks to describe one piece of research - make sure you talk about results!!!).
  • If asking in general, for example, 'Describe the models in to Health Belief' talk about the models such as the different components to HBM/Locus of Control/Self-Efficacy
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15 Mark Questions

Introduction

  • Talk about the key word (e.g. effectiveness, explain what effectiveness is)

3 Paragraphs

  • Demonstrate stengths and weaknesses or evaluative points throughout.
  • P - Point
  • E - Explanation
  • R - Research
  • C - Critique

Conclusion

  • End with a conclusion summarising your views, etc.
  • Remember to refer back to the question.
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GRAVER Evaluation Structure

There are 2 different ways to remember the evaluation points.

GRAVER is one of them.

Generalisability

Reliability

Appliability/usefulness

Validity

Ethics

Research Method

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STANDERS Evaluation Structure

The second evaluation structure is STANDERS.

Situational vs Dispositional

Type of data (Qualitative/Quantitative)

Approach

Nature vs Nurture

Deteminism vs Free Will

Ethnocentric bias

Reductionism vs Holism

Scientific?

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