Parenting Styles Assignment | Parenting Styles
Developmental Psychology Requirement
Midterm Paper and Presentation
You will write research paper on a chosen relevant topic in the field of Developmental Psychology. You will explore existing studies and do a literature review that will include at least 3-5 recent journal articles or peer reviewed scholarly written papers (from the last 4 years). Papers should be 5-7 double-spaced type pages. The issue should involve existing individual concerns that are addressed by developmental psychologists. In addition, you will also have to prepare a PowerPoint presentation to be presented through ZOOM meeting. Each presentation is limited to 10 minutes. This will comprise 15% of the final grade. *Page number requirement excludes cover page, abstract and reference page. Due date: Week of July 06-12, 2020; you need to schedule the preferred day you want to present. I can accommodate 6 students at the same time each day.
Here are issues addressed by developmental psychologists:
- Learning Disabilities
- Parenting Styles
- Mental Health Issues/Disorders
- Parental Situations Influence in Child Development
|Research Paper Content||75 pts||50%||This empirical research paper is a minimum of 5-7 pages using research skills to explore the chosen topic in the field of Developmental Psychology. Major points are stated clearly and supported by details, examples, analysis and references from literature review. Your introduction should provide sufficient background on developmental psychology theories and previews your major points.
The conclusion is logical, flows from the body of the paper, and reviews the major points
At least 3-5 literature review or scholarly written journals as references
Reference page in APA format
|Grammar and Spelling||15 pts||10%||Well written using college level writing skills. Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed. Spelling is correct. Follows APA format.|
|Organization & Cohesiveness||15 pts||10%||Paragraph transitions are present and logical and maintain the flow throughout the paper. The tone is appropriate to the content and assignment. Sentences are complete, clear, and concise. Sentences are well-constructed, with consistently strong, varied sentences. Sentence transitions are present and maintain the flow of thought.|
|Power Point presentation||45 pts||30%||Creative and Comprehensive PPT about the research material.
Clear, concise and knowledgeable class presentation
|Total||150 Pts||100%||A quality paper, PPT and over-all presentation will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.|