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CHFD 308

    CHFD 308

    Paper instructions:
    1.Choose a controversial topic that interests you from this course(CHFD 308).  Find two academic articles (not websites or popular publications), published after 2005, that take opposing

    views on this topic.

    2.Describe the issue, and explain why it is controversial.

    3.For each article, describe:
    •The author(s)’ position
    •How the author justified his or her position
    •The conclusion the author(s) reached
    •Any biases you think the article may have
    •Identify the two articles, the author(s) and the date of publication, both in the body of the paper and in an attached Reference list

    4.Describe and justify your opinion on this topic, now that you have researched it.
    Assignment Instructions
    Assignment 1

    Paper on a Controversy    Research and report on a controversial topic in the field of infant and toddler development.
    Due    Sunday and the end of the 4th week of classes, by midnight
    Course Objectives Addressed    5. Demonstrate the ability to research a controversial topic in the field, and come to an evidence-based conclusion.
    Description of assignment    1.    Choose a controversial topic that interests you from this course.  Find two academic articles (not websites or popular publications), published after 2005,

    that take opposing views on this topic.
    2.    Describe the issue, and explain why it is controversial.
    3.    For each article, describe:
    •    The author(s)’ position
    •    How the author justified his or her position
    •    The conclusion the author(s) reached
    •    Any biases you think the article may have
    •    Identify the two articles, the author(s) and the date of publication, both in the body of the paper and in an attached Reference list
    4.    Describe and justify your opinion on this topic, now that you have researched it.