You will have 3 assignments for this course:
1. Self-Concept / Identity assignment: 50 points
Each student will complete a PowerPoint presentation to share with his/her peers in class.
PowerPoint will include the following from the required text; The Adolescent Development , Relationships, and Culture (Chapter 6): o Picture(s) of the student during adolescence and Emerging Adulthood.
Discuss the following key points:
2. Cross-Cultural Assignment:
Choose an ethnicity different than yourself (For example, ethnicity: Guatemalan American, Asian American, Mexican American, African American, Italian American, German American….).
Cite sources on last slide (Wikipedia is not a source!). You may use websites, books, and scholarly articles. If you use all websites be sure they are reliable sources for example, .gov.
Presentations will be required to be 15-20 minutes.
3. Research Paper
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When working on extensive research projects, you will need to collect, organize and format all those citations!
The following tools are appropriate to use at Penn State. They all allow you to store and search for your references, as well as link with MS Word to easily create in-text citations and bibliographies.