Template:Motivation and emotion/Book chapter structure

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Chapter title:
Subtitle ending with a question mark?
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Overview

Important points about this section:

  1. What is the problem?
  2. How can specific motivation and/or emotion theories and research help?
  3. Consider providing an example or case study.
  4. Consider providing some focus questions.

Focus questions:

  • What is the first focus question?
  • What is the second focus question?
  • What is the third focus question?

1st main heading

Content goes here, written in paragraphs typically consisting of three to five sentences. Avoid one sentence paragraphs and overly long paragraphs.

2nd main heading

If a section has a lot of content, then consider structuring it into two to five sub-headings such as is shown here.

Figures

Figure 1. This is an example of an image with an APA style caption.

Important points about using figures:

  1. Figures can be used to illustrate concepts, add interest, and provide examples.
  2. Figures should be captioned (using APA style) in order to explain its relevance to the text.
  3. Possible images for use as figures can be found at Wikimedia Commons.
  4. Images can also be uploaded if they have appropriate licenses for re-use or if you created the image.
  5. Each figure should be referred to at least once in the main text (e.g., see Figure 1).

Tables

Important points about using tables:

  1. Tables can be an effective way to organise content.
  2. Tables should be captioned (using APA style) in order to explain its relevance to the text.
  3. Each table should be referred to at least once in the main text (e.g., see Table 1 and Table 2).

Here are two example tables which could be adapted:

Table 1.

Example of a Table with an APA Style Caption

Col. 1 Col. 2 Col. 3
C1R1 C2R1 C3R1
C1R2 C2R2 C3R2
C1R3 C2R3 C3R3

Table 2.

Another Example of a Table with an APA Style Caption

Col. 1 Col. 2 Col. 3
C1R1 C2R1 C3R1
C1R2 C2R2 C3R2
C1R3 C2R3 C3R3

Feature boxes

Important points about using feature boxes:

  1. Feature boxes can be used to highlight content.
  2. Possible uses for feature boxes include:
    1. Focus questions
    2. Case studies or examples
    3. Take-home messages
  3. There are many different ways of creating feature boxes (e.g., see Pretty boxes)
Feature box example
  1. Shaded background
  2. Coloured border

Quiz questions

Important points about using quizzes:

  1. Quiz questions can be used to help make a chapter more interactive.
  2. To learn about different types of quiz questions, see Help:Quiz.
  3. Rather than presenting one longer quiz at the end, consider adding, say, one review quiz question per major section.
  4. Try to assess conceptual knowledge, rather than trivia.

Here are some simple example quiz questions:

Choose the correct answers and click "Submit":

1 Approximately how many neurons are in the human brain?

1,000,000 (1 million)
10,000,000 (10 million)
100,000,000 (100 million)
1,000,000,000 (1 billion)
10,000,000,000 (10 billion)

2 A typical neuron fires ________ per second.

1 to 4
5 to 49
50 to 99
100 to 199
200 to 499


3rd main heading

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Conclusion

Important points about this section:

  1. This is arguably the most important section.
  2. What is the answer to the question in the sub-title (based on psychological theory and research)?
  3. What are the practical, take-home messages?

See also

Important points about this section:

  1. Provide up to approximately half-a-dozen internal (wiki) links to relevant:
    1. Wikiversity pages especially motivation and emotion book chapters
    2. Wikipedia articles
  2. Present in alphabetical order.
  3. Include the source in parentheses.

For example:

References

Important points about this section:

  1. Present cited references in APA style.
  2. Important elements include:
    1. Wrap the set of references in the hanging indent template. Using "Edit source": {{Hanging indent|1= the list of references}}
    2. Author surname, followed by a comma, then author initials separated by full stops and spaces
    3. Year of publication in parentheses
    4. Title of work in lower case except first letter and proper names, ending in a full-stop.
    5. Journal title in italics, volume number in italics, issue number in parentheses, first and last page numbers separated by a dash, followed by a full-stop.
    6. dois
  3. Common mistakes include:
    1. citing sources that weren't consulted
    2. incorrect capitalisation
    3. incorrect italicisation
    4. providing the retrieved from date for online material (this is no longer part of APA style).

For example:

Blair, R. J. R. (2004). The roles of orbital frontal cortex in the modulation of antisocial behavior. Brain and Cognition, 55(1), 198-208. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0278-2626(03)00276-8

Buckholtz, J. W., & Meyer-Lindenberg, A. (2008). MAOA and the neurogenetic architecture of human aggression. Trends in Neurosciences, 31(3), 120-129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tins.2007.12.006

Eckardt, M., File, S., Gessa, G., Grant, K., Guerri, C., Hoffman, P., & Tabakoff, B. (1998). Effects of moderate alcohol consumption on the central nervous system. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research, 22(5), 998-1040. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-0277.1998.tb03695.x

External links

Important points about this section:

  • Judiciously selected links to important external resources about this topic
  • Present in alphabetical order
  • Include the source in parentheses after the link

For example: