Assignment: Child Observation
It is very easy to be around children without noticing fascinating aspects of their behavior. Indeed, it is rare when anyone intently observes a child for a continuous period, looking for behaviors that characterize an individual child or childhood. Conscientious fulfillment of this project will help the observer be a better and more appreciative student of child behavior. If you have children, you may observe your own children.
Instructions: You will submit the paper using the criteria below.
a) Write up of project, 2 to 4 written pages (typed).
b) Give a general description of child (age, sex, etc.) and the observation situation.
c) Describe behavior or patterns of behaviors that were interesting to you and analyze the significance to child development.
d) Do not just put a chronological list of what the child did during observation period, but do show evidence that you make careful observation.
e) Discuss significance of behaviors for the child and child development in general (use your text and notes).
Format your assignment according to the give formatting requirements:
a. The answer must be double spaced, typed, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
b. The response also includes a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the course title, the student's name, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
c. Also include a reference page. The references and Citations should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.