PSY 104 Entire Course: Ashford University: New Updated CourseClick this link to get the tutorial:http://homeworkfox.com/tutorials/psychology/1734/psy-104-entire-course-ashford-university-new-updated-course/PSY 104 Week 1 DQ1Week 1 DQ1Pervasive IssuesFor the three pervasive issues surrounding child development, select two to define. Along withthe definition for each, provide an example from your own experience with children (e.g., as achild yourself, your own children, your observations of others) and a research finding about theissue.The issues from which you will choose are listed in Chapter 1. They are a) nature versus nurture,b) continuous versus discontinuous development, and c) critical and sensitive periods ofdevelopment.PSY 104 Week 1 DQ2Week 1 DQ2Developmental DomainsDiscuss the domains of development (physical, cognitive, and psychosocial) in relation to oneage range of normal development. Through the perspective of at least one major developmentaltheory, explain the developmental accomplishments during that age range for all three domains.Provide research-based evidence from the articles assigned or your own research in the library inpeer-reviewed articles for what occurs during each period.PSY 104 Week 2 DQ1Week 2 DQ1
Developmental MilestonesWatch each required video, Child Develoment Milestones and How I Learn. Relate thedevelopmental milestones in the videos to your reading in the textbook. Assess critical periods inthe cognitive and psychosocial development of children from birth to 3 years of age. If a parentof a 2-year old child asked you what to do because the child was not speaking in sentences liketheir older sibling did, what advice would you give the parent? Why would you give this specificadvice? What other explanations might be given in this situation and why would you choose tonot provide those to the parent?PSY 104 Week 2 DQ2Week 2 DQ2Research FindingsBased upon your readings from the course materials and your own independent research, discussthree research findings related to development from conception to 2 years of age. Relate thesefindings to any topic in Chapter 2s reading. These topics include culture influences on nutrition,genetic factors affecting mental health, and the birthing process.PSY 104 Week 2 DQ3Week 2 DQ3Children Having ChildrenReview the article, When children have children to learn about the effects teen pregnancy has onthe teenage mother and her family as well as possible risks to the developing baby. Imagine youare putting together a training tool about the effects of pregnancy, geared towards educatingteenage girls.You have two options when completing this discussion.Option A: Create a 1 page visually appealing training tool using Glogster. For help usingGlogster, follow these instructions.Option B: Write a 200-250 word article that could be printed in a magazine for teen girls.
PSY 104 Week 2 Assignment The Role ofGenetics on DevelopmentThe Role of Genetics on DevelopmentIn a 3 to 4 page paper (excluding title and reference pages), explain the role of genetics indevelopment. How do genes of the two parents influence the traits of an offspring? Include anexamination of how abnormalities can contribute to genetic and /or chromosomal disorders. Inyour paper, you must include at least one of the following genetic and/or chromosomal disordersmentioned in the reading:• Sickle cell disease• Huntington’s disease• Tay-Sachs disease• Down syndrome• Klinefelter’s syndrome• Turner syndrome• Cystic fibrosisInclude an introduction with a thesis statement and a conclusion. Be sure to include at least 3APA cited sources in addition to your textbook.PSY 104 Week 3 DQ1Week 3 DQ1Nutrition and YouthReview the information about nutrition, physical activity, and obesity provided by the Centersfor Disease Control. Visit the various links provided by the CDC on nutrition, physical activity,obesity in America, and effects of weight on health and emotions for everyone and healthprofessionals. You may also include information from the required readings on brain and motordevelopment.List three important facts health professionals need to communicate to the community abouthealthy child and adolescent development. Provide specific explanation on why each of thesefacts is vital for people to know.
List three important facts that you can use to change your life or your familys or that you coulduse to help your friends or community. Provide specific explanation on changes you or otherscan make based upon each of these facts.PSY 104 Week 3 DQ2Week 3 DQ2Physical DisabilitiesLocate an article on either a child or adolescent with a physical disability (brain or motor).Alternatively, you could also interview someone you know who is a parent of a child oradolescent with a physical disability.From your reading and/or discussions, explain what aspects of development are connected withthe disability. Additionally, answer at least 2 of the following questions in your posting:How does the physical disability affect overall brain or motor development?How does the physical disability affect the family?How old was the person when the physical disability was diagnosed? Explain what differencesmight have occurred in the persons development if the disability would have been found earlier.Is the cause known for the disability? If it is, what is it? If it is, what treatment or interventions, ifany, might have prevented the disability?PSY 104 Week 3 Assignment Final PaperOutline and Annotated BibliographyFinal Paper Outline and Annotated BibliographyFor the Week Three written assignment you will be submitting an outline with a thesis statementas well as an annotated bibliography in order to prepare you to write the final paper for thiscourse.After deciding upon the three developmental theories you will compare and contrast for the finalpaper in Week 5, locate research that has been conducted on those developmental theories. Youwill find research and empirical articles located in the online library. You must click onscholarly, peer-reviewed when searching for your articles. The articles are to be direct reports ofresearch conducted by the authors. The articles are not to be literature reviews, editorials, orbook reviews.You are to have a minimum of six sources in addition to any use of the textbook. At least five ofthe sources are to be scholarly, peer-reviewed empirical research articles from which reports of
research for evidence-based information can be obtained.After you have determined your topic and located your resources, you will be creating anoutline. Be sure your outline is written in APA outline form. To see an example of this, pleasevisit the Ashford Writing Center in the left-hand navigation tab. Your outline must include:• A thesis statement that provides the main topic of your paper• Three pieces of evidence that support your thesis• A concluding statementAt the end of the outline, create an annotated bibliography. An annotated bibliography for thisassignment is one that is in APA format and is followed by a brief description of how theresource is relevant to the topic of your paper. Please visit the Ashford Writing Center for asample annotated bibliography.Please submit your outline with thesis statement and annotated bibliography of six scholarlysources for this week’s assignment.Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate yourassignment.PSY 104 Week 4 DQ1Week 4 DQ1Research PerspectivesChoose one of the following topics to discuss:Does child psychological development follow the same path as child physical development?Include citations from at least two scholarly sources to support your discussion.Does adolescent psychological development follow the same path as adolescent physicaldevelopment? Include citations from at least two scholarly sources to support your discussion.PSY 104 Week 4 DQ2Week 4 DQ2Childhood LearningWatch the video, Learning Disabilities FAQ and briefly describe one of the following fromChapter 4 of the reading:Reading Disabilities and Dyslexia
DyscalculiaDysgraphiaDo you think all learning difficulties are associated with learning disabilities? Why, or why not?PSY 104 Week 5 DQ1Week 5 DQ1Statistical InformationProvide one statistic on the occurrence of each of the following:One of the four parenting types,Physical or emotional abuse,Mental or physical disabilitiesBiological differences in development, andEffects on development of social learningExplain how these statistics relate to adolescent development. At least one statistical fact is to beabout people in a country other than the United States.Locate the statistical data from places other than the textbook and do not use .com, wiki, or bloginformation. Additionally, do not use psychology.com or ezinearticles.com. Be sure to providethe source for each of your facts.The required and recommended articles/websites for the week are good starting-points forfinding information.For example, I might give the following information for social learning:Some have estimated that 40% of children or more are left alone at home (AACAP, 2010). OrBy their senior year in high school, 63% of adolescents have had sexual intercourse (WebMD,2011).For mental and physical disabilities, I might give this information:One obsessive behavior that can start in adolescence is trichotilomania. About 1% of the peoplein America have signs of this disorder (AACAP, 2010).Of course, I would also have to provide statistical information on parenting types, abuse, andbiological differences.
PSY 104 Week 5 DQ2Week 5 DQ2Play and Self-ConceptWatch the How to Assess your Child’s Self-Esteem video and reflect on the following questions:How are self-concept and self-esteem related and what contributing factors affect theirdevelopment? How does play affect development of children and thus later development duringthe adolescent stage?PSY 104 Week 5 Assignment DevelopmentalPsychology Research PaperDevelopmental Psychology Research PaperThe intent of the final paper is to show students accomplishment of course learning outcomesthrough critical analysis of theory and research.Focus of the Final Paper• Provide a summary of three major development theories discussed in the text.• Include discussion and at least one example of using each theory in mental health treatment ofchildren and/or adolescents.• Compare and contrast by indicating at least four similarities and at least four differences of thethree theories in how they account for normal child and adolescent psychological and physical development versus non-normalpsychological and physical development in children and adolescents. Areas to be discussed in development are physical,cognitive, and psychosocial. Evidenced-based research is to be provided supporting all theoretical positions.This is a formal eight-to-ten page double-spaced research paper (excluding title and referencepages). You must include 5-7 scholarly resources. The paper needs to be in APA format.Writing the Final PaperThe Final Paper:
• Must be eight-to-ten double-spaced pages in length (excluding the title page, reference page,and any appendices) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.• Must include a title page with the following:- Title of paper- Student’s name- Course name and number- Instructor’s name- Date submitted• Must include an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.• Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.• Must include a conclusion.Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate yourassignment.