Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Child Development Resource Review
By completing this discussion, you will be meeting Weekly Learning Outcomes 4 and 6.
As a professional in the field of child development, you must stay current with the latest research and practices.
Initial Post – For this discussion, visit the to locate an article that was published within the last 10 years on an area of child development that you find interesting and meaningful to your professional career. Some examples might include:
After finding an appropriate scholarly resource, review and include the following in your discussion:
Guided Response – Please respond to at least two peers. In your responses, select two articles from your peers that you found particularly interesting and engaging and discuss why you were moved by this topic. How can you relate the information to content you have learned in this course? How can you apply the content of these articles to your own professional life?
Though two replies is the basic expectation, for deeper engagement and learning, you are encouraged to provide responses to any comments or questions others have given to you (including the instructor) before the last day of the learning week; this will further the conversation while also giving you opportunities to demonstrate your content expertise, critical thinking, and real world experiences with this topic.