3. research paper on a curriculum topic or issue | sources and models of early childhood curriculum
Title of Paper: Classroom Management: The Underlying Problem in Early Childhood Education
Your research paper should have approximately 6 – 8 sources cited. This is an estimate. Length of the paper and sources will be determined by topic selection and available research but should be approximately 5-6 pages. Follow APA, 6th Edition (double check on the APA website or Purdue Online Writing Lab for accuracy).
Research Paper Grading Rubric – 15% of Grade
30 pts – Current Research – 2007 – Present;
Unless research is a classic study; See Portfolio Description for this.
30 pts – Sources, 6 – 8 cited; APA 6th Edition 30 pts – Organization of Paper
Introduction, Main Focus, Conclusion or Summary; Professionally worded,
appropriate writing style Absence of Grammatical and Mechanical Errors
Remember that a research paper is not your opinion or beliefs, but the
presentation of research facts and findings and the opinions of authorities in the field. You will organize this information to make a point or present an idea or topic.