• 1,500 word letter to a parent outlining your professional opinion on an intervention for children with ADHD, citing scientific evidence.
• Choose: exercise or animal therapy
• Your learning objectives: – to understand ADHD and the intervention – to find appropriate scientific literature on the intervention – to analyse the scientific literature on the intervention – to evaluate the scientific literature on the intervention – to produce a logical argument – to create a letter that is clearly written
• Worth 34% of your semester mark
- Due in Week 5 before 8am on the day of your lab class
- The Turnitin submission links are now available on LMS under “Assignment Submission”
- Do not exceed the word count: +10% means that 1649 words is the maximum length.
- Submit as a Word or PDF document.
- Adhere to APA 7th guidelines.
- Use double spacing and 12 point font.
- Refer to the Subject Guide & Lab Manual for further details about the assignment.
- Any questions about the assignment? Now is a good time to ask!
- Q&A Assignment 1 Workshop Monday 15th August, 2 – 3.15pm. Zoom link is available on Canvas via the Zoom tab (audio-recorded).
- Discussion board
-Students are encouraged to ask and answer each others’ questions which can generate good discussion.
-Please post your questions for Assignment 1 here. On Monday, 15th August, we will collate all the questions and address them in the Assignment 1 Q&A Workshop at 2-3.15PM.
Today you have:
- Presented a critical evaluation of a therapeutic intervention for ADHD
This means you will have:
- Chosen a therapeutic intervention of interest
- Read several intervention studies
- Critically evaluated the quality of those studies
- Come to a conclusion about whether the intervention is likely to be helpful for children with ADHD
You have also had an opportunity to ask questions about Assignment 1
- The lab in Week 6 (note there are no labs in week 4 or 5) will draw on content from Dr Cindy Chew’s lectures
- We will consider individual differences in children’s numerical cognition
- We will look at several tasks that are used to assess children’s numerical competencies
- You will have an opportunity to complete a short version of some of these tasks and generate some data
- We will consider what the data tells us about numerical competencies