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Discussion Board #2  

Psychology Internet Evaluation

 Below is a list of 4 stress management techniques  that may be appropriate in dealing with  stressors.  

1. Relaxation Strategies
2. Cognitive Reappraisal (look up "Cognitive Appraisal," "Rational Emotive Therapy," "Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy," or "Cognitive Behavior Therapy.")
3. Time Management
4. Assertiveness Training

 Find  1  quality and original/unique* website (other than those listed by Dr. G. in the virtual classroom) for one of the above techniques that describes the theory and technique. 

To do this, use a search engine such as Alta Vista, Lycos, Yahoo, or from the "Resources" bar in Blackboard.  Print out the article for verification.

On the Discussion Board:

1.  Post the entire URL  (Example:  http://www.uc.edu/libraries )

2. Write in essay form, in your own words, an evaluation of the  website by using the 5 criteria on the  Psychology Internet Evaluation (PIE) Sheet.  Follow the format on the PIE Sheet.

*Uniqueness/Originality of the website will be considered in your grade.  "Uniqueness/Originality" is defined as finding a source for a given topic that is unique from other class members' sources for that topic and posting it before others.

Grading Criteria: Your grade will be determined by  the quality of website found; the ability to determine the quality of the information; the quality of and detailed description in your written evaluation; the quality and originality of the source for the topic. ("Originality" is defined as finding a source for a given topic that is unique from other class members' sources for that topic. and; correct format for bibliography.