PS124-3: Describe how the study of psychology is relevant to students’
PC 2.1: Achieve goals through planning and prioritization.
Creating a PowerPoint Presentation for Future Colleagues
For this week’s Assignment, you will create a PowerPoint® presentation that
illustrates the connection between current psychology research and your role as
a leader in a selected career field. You will present a psychology research
article that studies a specific challenge that could be encountered in your
Go to the Kaplan Library and select a topic that connects psychology with
your career field. Be sure to select the peer-reviewed box, so that you
know your research studies are primary academic sources.
- A future addictions counselor may select the effectiveness of
cognitive behavioral therapy.
- A future business professional may select ways of improving work
- An early childhood development professional may select behavior
modification techniques to improve classroom behavior.
- After reviewing several studies, select one research study that most
- Be sure to email the Kaplan Librarian if you need help with this.
(The Librarian will likely need one business day to respond.)
- Click on the Cite link to bring up an APA reference for your
- After reviewing the entire article, focus on the abstract for the main
highlights of the research.
- Create a presentation that is at least 10 slides long to present this
information to future colleagues. Consider this presentation training for
future colleagues on how your study of psychology relates to particular
problem in your career field. Your slides should address the following
- Identify your career field and article you selected.
- Describe the highlights of the research study.
- Relate the research to your career field.
- Identify ways in which this information can be implemented into your
Consider reviewing the Kaplan University Writing Center article, “Creating Effective PowerPoint
Presentations” prior to starting your presentation.
Writing Requirements and Guidelines
Your Assignment should be at least 10 slides, not the Cover and Reference pages.
- Cover page: Provide your name, title of Assignment, course and unit number,
- Body: at least 10 slides answering the questions provided in the Assignment
- Reference Page: Sources in APA format