Human Development Worksheet
Using the Human Development Case Studies media piece, select one of the case studies to analyze. In the worksheet, you will be assessed on the following:
- Describe a life stage based on a developmental theory.
- Summarize developmental theories and apply them to a case.
- Apply findings from scholarly research to a case.
- Communicate clearly with appropriate purpose, organization, tone, and sentence structure.
- Cite sources using author and year in the body of the work and provide a reference for each source
Instructions: Follow the instructions. The boxes in the table are for you to provide the information in answer to the prompts.
As you type, the boxes will stretch to accommodate your typing as you go. You will need space to work on applying theory and research to the case.
Name the person in the case study and describe in your own words their current situation. Explain the stage of life the person is in according to the theories you selected.
|Stage of Life:|
Explain the theories you selected to apply to the case. Once you explain the theory in general, provide details about the stage for the person in the case you selected. Explain how the theory helps to understand their development and their situation.
|How theory helps the understanding of development:|
Provide professional and scholarly information to support your thinking in the case. Explain what the professional or researcher says. Explain how this information relates to the case, such as the person’s life stage and the problems they are facing
|What the professional information or research says:|
|How this information relates to the case:|
Place your references in alphabetical order and in APA format. Use one line for each reference. You will need at least three resources – at least one source to explain the theory, and at least two with professional information and research. You may have more than three: add more rows as needed.