Complete this assignment using the template that is uploaded below.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Literature Review: In this part of the assessment, you will analyze research for how the field of developmental psychology has changed over time for your chosen track. A. Summarize the claims made by the authors of the foundational research presented in your chosen track regarding how humans develop over their life span. B. Summarize the claims made by the authors of the foundational research presented in your chosen track regarding physical, social, and environmental factors that influence development. C. Explain how the view of the human life span has evolved over the history of developmental psychology. Support your response with examples from the literature. D. Explain the conclusions you can reach about collective research in developmental psychology. Support your response with examples from the literature. E. Describe the specific research designs used in the foundational research presented in your chosen track to address research questions. F. Explain how research designs were used by authors to conduct research in developmental psychology. G. Describe how issues of ethics have been addressed in the foundational research presented in your chosen track. H. Describe how issues of ethics in developmental psychology have been viewed historically.
II. Research Design: In this part of the assessment, you will identify a research gap in the articles you have reviewed for your chosen track and develop a research question that addresses that gap. You will then determine an appropriate research design and how you will account for issues of ethics. A. Identify a gap in the developmental psychology research presented in your chosen track. B. Develop a basic research question addressing the identified gap. C. Determine an appropriate research design that addresses your research question regarding developmental psychology, and explain why it was chosen. D. Explain how you will account for issues of ethics associated with your proposed research design. E. Explain how your approach to accounting for issues of ethics was informed by your review of the research presented in your chosen track.