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HDE101 paper - Cognitive Development Psychology 141 - Human...

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Cognitive Development Psychology 141 - Human Development 101 PAPER AND POSTER INFORMATION (30% of final grade) Paper / Poster Assignment due date Grade percent Article selection 8/9 5% Poster 8/16, 8/17, 8/18 20% Attendance at each poster session 8/16, 8/17, 8/18 15% Paper Draft to be posted on SmartSite Discussion Board 5pm Friday 8/27 20% Optional Peer Review 9/1 2% (extra credit) Final Paper 9/8 40% You will be writing a 5- to 7-page paper. This paper will be similar to the ‘Literature Review’ or ‘Introduction’ section of a journal article. You will describe the current understanding of a particular topic within Cognitive Development; you will critically evaluate the work in the field, identifying any inconsistencies in the research findings; and suggest directions for future study. You are required to use at least two original sources (empirical journal articles). You are encouraged to use additional sources including additional empirical articles, review articles, your textbook or lecture notes. Article Selection You need to select two articles to critique for your paper. You will present one of those articles as a poster. The articles you select for your paper and poster MUST be approved by the TA. You may either hand in a photocopy of the first page of the articles or post an electronic copy of the articles to the SmartSite assignments. Indicate which article you are planning to use for the poster session. Your TA will assign you to one of the Poster dates. Choosing articles for your poster and paper: Recent : last 10-15 years Published in a peer-reviewed journal : e.g., Child Development or Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Development etc . Cognitive Development:
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