GPHD6205: Critical Thinking and Scholarly Writing

Credits 3
This course will assist the student in the selection of research topics, formulation of research questions, use of APA writing style, drafting of a scholarly perspective, and organization of scientific concepts relevant to spiritually oriented clinical psychology. It is designed to enhance students’ critical thinking skills and scholarly writing ability. Lecture, discussion, writing exercises, and sharing of personal work will be used to develop and sustain creative interest, personal growth, and scholarly development. Students will be asked to read and analyze scholarly papers and methods. This course will help the student write more authentically, and, hopefully, to develop a love for the writing process. Students will participate in a daily writing practice.