Research and write a paper on a child development topic that is of interest to you. This should be 12 to 14 pages in length, including references, cover sheet, and outline. See rubric for specific expectations, including the integration of faith requirements.
There are 3 phases to this assignment:
Topic selection (due Week 3) Credit given. Write a paragraph or list of what you will include in your paper.
Outline and resource list (due Week 6), 15 points. Construct an outline of the content of your paper. Also provide a preliminary list of resources that you will use as research support for your paper. This should follow the APA manuscript style for the reference page.
Final copy of completed paper (due Week 12), 150 points
More detailed information on this assignment in the assignment video presentation.
Liberal studies majors who are not seeking a credential will submit this paper to meet the Writing Competency Requirements for graduation. Please contact me for more explicit requirements.
Use APA manuscript style and find at least 10 scholarly references. 50% of these should be peer-reviewed journals. If you use material from the web, be sure that it was published in a scholarly journal. If you are unsure whether or not your source is appropriate, ask me before you spend a lot of time on it.
More information is given in the APA research video presentation.