This Assignment measures your ability to outline research methods. There are many
research designs that are used in developmental research. As discussed in
textbook Infants, Children and Adolescents, longitudinal, cross-sectional and sequential
designs are used to assess developmental change and to explore developmental topics
and changes over time.
This Assignment is composed of two parts:
Think about what you would like to learn about developmental change; then create your
own research question that would require using either a longitudinal, cross-sectional, or
sequential design. In one page, write out your question and explain which design would
be most appropriate to answer the question and why.
Go to the Kaplan online Library and find one longitudinal, cross-sectional, or sequential
research article that studies development in infants, children, or adolescents. Be sure
that the article that you find is an empirical peer-reviewed article, with an abstract,
purpose, methods, results, and a conclusion. If you are unsure about your article choice
or have difficulty finding an appropriate article, please contact your instructor for help.
For part 2 you must google (The growth and development of children born to adolescent
mothers in Taiwan) the authors will be (Wei-Ya Wu1,2, Chi-Rong Li3, Ching-Ping Kuo3, Yi-
Chen Chiang4 and Meng-Chih Lee1,5*)
Write a two-page summary of the research. Be sure to address the following questions
in your summary:
Be sure to name the research design (longitudinal, cross-sectional, or
Clearly identify your chosen article by citing it within the text of the summary and
referencing it on a reference page
citations for any sources used.
conclusion of, your Assignment.
Must be in APA Format