As part of your professional development in the area of Developmental Psychology we will be introducing you to the skills involved with researching the literature on a given topic and presenting a considered overview of your findings in an academic critical analysis. After selecting a topic from the list provided in this assessment guide, you will conduct a literature search to identify current research findings. You will then consolidate and present your findings in a 1500 word (+/- 10%) critical analysis. If your assessment exceeds 1650 words you will only be marked on the first 1650 words and anything beyond that point will not be read or contribute to your grade. The following steps apply: Step 1. Choose from the topics provided below. You must focus on one of the assignations below, otherwise a grade of zero will be awarded for this assessment. Step 2. Formulate a research question to focus on, including the research inclusions and exclusions for the literature review. Step 3. Evaluate the research articles and relate the findings to your topic. Step 4. Apply your findings to theoretical models of developmental psychology and synthesise your findings to provide a coherent discussion on the topic, rather than a summary of each paper. Step 5. Write up your critical analysis in the following format. a. Thefirst section of your submission will provide an overview of your chosen this first as you will use this to setup the importance of your your research question because the research question will determine theliterature sourced and the focus. A research question in this context is thestated aim/focus of the review that you have set out to have answered by thereview process (recommended word limit: 300). b. Presentyour evidence-based critical analysis, critically evaluating the research as itapplies to your topic, your aim, and your research question; and providediscussion on how developmental theories apply. Depending on the topic andfocus, your critical evaluation might involve, for example, weighing up thebalance of the evidence in relation to what has been supported and notsupported, and then providing a clearly stated determination for the reader(recommended word limit: 900). c. Thefinal section of your submission will provide a succinct overview of yourfindings of the critical analysis, and its application to practice or futureresearch (recommended word limit: 300). Notes relevant to your submission: You must adhere to APA 7 formatting requirements, including in-text citations and referencing You must focus on one of the assignations below, otherwise a grade of zero will be awarded. Critical analysis topics Sustainable Development Goals and their impact across the lifespan. Choose one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and present an overview of what improvements in this area may mean for one of the following groups: Indigenous populations Disabled people Refugees, rainbow refugees, asylum seekers and the forcibly displaced Women Gender diversity Our ageing population Your response should provide a snapshot of your population of interest now and how they are currently impacted by recognized deficits in the relevant goal. You will consider: Why this goal? Identify the goal and why it is of global significance. Tell the story of change You willtell the story of change through your critical appraisal of literature. Inother words, what does the literature say about empirically supported programsthat might bring about necessary change that could apply to your chosenpopulation? Can you identify any important gaps in this literature? You areexpected to integrate this story throughout the body of your analysis (section5b above). Reflect upon the value of change on the psychological development ofyour chosen population. Here are some exemplars to get you started: The impact of quality education on the development of women Providing a quality primary education embracing gender equality and diversity may lead to improvements in good health and wellbeing, decent work and economic growth The power of adult womens education flow on effects to the community and future generation gender identify development. Child development and reducing poverty: The impact of fair trade programs.Show more
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