You will be required to draft an essay which compares and contrasts two major theorists e.g., Piaget and Vygotsky and their conceptual frame works for development (cognitive, social and emotional). Aside from highlighting the major aspects of their stated theories, you are also required to highlight the different ways in which each theorist discusses development, e.g. Piaget discusses it mostly from a cognitive and intellectual perspective whereas Vygotsky focuses on the social contexts in which development takes shape. You will be required to cite the text as well as two other peer-reviewed journal articles (for example – American Psychologist or Journal of Abnormal Psychology),
The body of the essay will be NO MORE THAN five (5) pages, not including cover page and reference list. You?re also required to follow APA format. Other requirements include the following:
Type of Writing
The paper is to have a scientific tone and should rely on sources/reference to build an explanation or argument.
The length should be about 4-5 pages excluding
the title page and the reference list. Please try to stay within this length.
The paper should follow the format of the American Psychological Association (APA)