Through your unit study, find an article in a reputable media source. Discuss the current event or issue. Analyze how this issue could impact children or families. Apply your understanding of child and adolescent developmental research to offer recommendations for working with this issue. Respond to the discussion question by referencing at least one reputable media source.
Respond to fellow learners’ posts and the sources they cite. Ask questions, offer suggestions, and expand on the research to further the discussions. Respond to comments posted by at least two learners. Your responses to other learners are expected to be substantive in nature and to reference the assigned readings, as well as other theoretical, empirical, or professional literature to support your views and writings.
This activity will help you achieve the following learning components:
Research the library and other sources for articles related to specific adolescent and child development topics.
Apply the principles of effective composition.