Psychological affects of Coronavirus in your community

THE RESEARCH PROJECT

How to do it?

THIS RESEARCH PROJECT HAS BEEN REVISED. YOU CAN SUBMIT OBSERVATION NOTES OR RESEARCH NOTES!

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Guidelines FOR THE NOTES

You were expected to spend 8 hours observing children in natural or school settings and taking notes (4-8 pages). However, these circumstances changed.

You can use your existing notes ( infants and toddlers, preschoolers, elementary school children, or high school students). Alternatively you can submit the notes from your literature review and readings.

You were supposed to select your own natural setting (a local mall, park, playground, beach, airport, restaurant, meeting, birthday party, etc.). However, due to social distancing rules, please use only the notes that you completed earlier.

For students who don’t have observation notes: please follow a similar path and select one interesting or intriguing behavior. Instead of observing children displaying this behavior read books and articles about this behavior (e.g. books and articles on aggression or a psychology of coronavirus pandemic).

You can either download handwritten notes, or typed notes. You can easily take the pictures of your handwritten notes with you phone and download as picture attachment via Canvas. The notes will become a basis for your research project.

Your notes (observation notes or research notes) should focus exclusively on one type of behavior (aggression, classroom management, play, attachment, bullying, computer usage, friendship, peer pressure, motivation, rewards, depression, anxiety, bulimia, the child in the context, shyness, cognition, parenting styles, technology, juvenile crime, etc.).

 

OBSERVATION OR WATCHING THE SHOWS AND MOVIES AND PLAYING GAMES

YOU CAN SPEND UP TO 2 HOURS PAYING GAMES FOR CHILDREN

http://www.noggin.com

http://www.nickjr.com

http://pbs.kids.org

http://wwwsesamesteet.org/home

Different games for elementary school kids

Different games for high school students

YOU CAN SPEND UP TO 2 HOURS WATCHING ONE OF THE SHOWS

Blue’s Clues, Dora the Explorer, Little Bear, Max and Ruby, Peep, Sesame Street, Go Diego, Go!, Barney and Friends, Clifford and Friends

Different shows for elementary school kids

Different games for high school students

Development Research PROJECT

The project will focus on one particular type of behavior (e.g. depression)within one population.

PLEASE SELECT ONE DEVELOPMENTAL GROUP FOR YOUR RESEARCH PROJECT

A) INFANCY/TODDLERHOOD (Ages 0-3)

B) PRESCHOOL (Ages 3-5)

C) MIDDLE SCHOOL/ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AGE (Ages 6-11)

D) ADOLESCENCE (Ages 12-19)

E) ADULTS (Ages 19-70)

RESEARCH ACTIVITY – SELECT ONE BEHAVIOR AMONG ONE SELECTED POPULATION (e.g. PRESCHOOLERS)

You will focus on one behavior that you observe or research. Choose something that is interested you or puzzled you or made you want to learn more about it.

Next, research this behavior in the textbook as well as two other sources, one of which must be a research journal article. Write the research notes as you go. Your notes can be in your favorite format: points, comments, summaries, reaction, etc. Please remember that your notes should serve your purpose of developing a great research paper.

You can use Psych Info from the UCF library Databases webpage to locate this article.

Other sources include reputable magazines like Psychology Today or Newsweek, a reputable website, such as one sponsored by a university or psychology organization(such as American Psychological Association or the Society for Research in Child Development.

COMBINE YOUR RESOURCES TO ENRICH YOUR RESEARCH PROJECT!

TEXTBOOK

SEARCH FOR THE RIGHT CHAPTERS AND THEORIES

USE SEVERAL THEORIES IN ORDER TO EXPLAIN THIS BEHAVIOR

RESEARCH ARTICLE

FIND THE ARTICLE THAT DESCRIBES AND EXPLAIN THIS TYPE OF BEHAVIOR

SELECT THE ARTICLE THAT IS RELEVANT AND RECENT

WEBSITES AND MAGAZINES

Supplement your information by using websites (e.g. APA)

Find one or two articles in the popular magazines

Watch the documentary, news coverage, or a movie devoted to this type of behavior

 

 

FORMAT AND REFERENCES

PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE AT LEAST 5 PAGES LONG RESEARCH PROJECT WITH ONE PAGE WITH REFERENCES IN APA FORMAT.

 

POSSIBLE TOPICS FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Aggression among preschoolers

Preschoolers and lying

Imaginary play at the preschool

Egocentrism in children

Attachment to our mothers

Attachment and school performance

Stereotyping among teens

Peer pressure at high school

The effect of new technologies on adolescent development

MORE IDEAS

Socioemotional aspects of students with learning disabilities

Autism in my preschool

Bullying in the informal setting

Cyberbullying among teenagers

Moral judgement among preschoolers

Importance of play in school age

Attention seeking among toddlers

Psychology of the global pandemic

Psychological affects of Coronavirus in your community (in the United States)