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PSYC 442: Child Psychopathology

Research Guide for PSYC 442

Using your sources to build your arguments

Ask yourself these questions about each of the articles you select to build your evidence and arguments:

Does your article raise questions you hadn't considered or make claims that shape your thinking? -Integrate these into your arguments to develop and focus them further 

Does your article provide evidence for any of your arguments? -Integrate the relevant evidence or data into your own argument and explain its significance

Does your article take a position counter to any of your arguments? -Include these sources to strengthen your own arguments by explaining and providing evidence of why you disagree with them

What relationships do you see between your articles? -Integrate the arguments and evidence from your sources together to use them as building blocks for your own conclusions and arguments

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