“This Assignment constitutes a Performance Task in which you are asked to evaluate various sources of information related to a topic in the early childhood field. You will choose a topic from the options below, evaluate the credibility of both scholarly and Internet sources, analyze ethical guidelines, and synthesize your findings.
Access the following to complete this Assessment:
University of British Columbia. (n.d.). Evaluating information sources. Retrieved from http://help.library.ubc.ca/evaluating-and-citing-sources/evaluating-information-sources/
University of California Berkeley Library. (2012). Evaluating web pages: Techniques to apply and questions to ask. Retrieved from http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Evaluate.html
Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD). (2007). Ethical standards in research. Retrieved from http://www.srcd.org/about-us/ethical-standards-research
Performance Task Submission Template
You will evaluate research related to your chosen topic and write a 5- to 7-page response using the template provided.
The use of technology in early childhood programs
Dual language instruction in early childhood programs
Inclusion within the early childhood environment
Childhood obesity prevention strategies
Your response to this Assessment should:
Reflect the criteria provided in the Rubric, which provides information on how the Assessment will be evaluated.
Adhere to the required assignment length.
Use the Performance Task Submission Template.
All submissions must follow the conventions of scholarly writing. Properly formatted APA citations and references must be provided where appropriate.”