Ashford 2: - Week 1 - Discussion 1
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Chapter 1 of the course text examines the three following pervasive issues:
Explore two of the three pervasive issues surrounding child development. Along with a definition for each, provide an example from your own experience with children (e.g., as a child yourself, your own children, your observations of others) and a research finding about the issue. Your initial response should be between 200-250 words.
Nature vs. Nurture
Nature refers to the unfolding of abilities, traits, behaviors, language, thought patterns, an