Examiner asks when marking the Practical Project
Is it clear and
Can I tell what has been done and
Do I understand what they are
Is the information appropriate?
Does this lead me to the
Are they operationalised?
Is it clear what has been done?
Could I replicate this project?
Could I select a similar sample?
Could I carry out the same investigation? Do I have the necessary
Do I know what they did with the data collected
& how it was tested?
Are the key findings presented
Was the appropriate inferential
test carried out on the data?
Are all visual displays and tables
Are there comments on all the
visual displays and tables?
Does this section show an
understanding of the data and the findings?
Does this section discuss the most
important aspect of this project?
Are comments made specifically
about this project?
Is there an understanding of the
Presentation & communication:
Are all the
references including statistical tests and packages present?
Are all the references written out
Are all the instructions,
debriefing notes, materials, raw data, calculations or print outs
present in the appendices?
Is the project within the word
1 Issues / Assumptions
the issues /assumptions clearly identified?
appropriate issues /assumptions from this source?
inclusion been justified, perhaps by quotes, from the source?
Have they been linked to psychological evidence?
issues / assumptions from different areas of psychology?
Is it the most appropriate
evidence or has it been shoe-horned?
Is it detailed, and providing
information beyond Part 1?
Are the findings of empirical
research or the predictions from theories linked back to the source?
the suggestions applying psychology?
the suggestions explicitly related to the source?
suggestions show understanding of the source and psychology?
the suggestions evaluated?
Presentation & communication
Are all the
all the references written out in full?
the project within the word limit?
there a wide range of psychological terms used with understanding?