Discussion 1 Week 1 Sam
Application of Theory to SpecializationBriefly share information on your specialization and current work context. Select two theorists (for example, Vygotsky, Bronfenbrenner, Bowlby, Erikson, or Piaget) in the field of child development and identify the strengths and weaknesses of each. Discuss the strengths and weakness of these approaches with regard to your specialization.
Complete the following:Read Learner Expectations for important information about your success in this course.Read the Professional Communications and Writing Guide. You are expected to adhere to these guidelines when writing a discussion post, peer response, or paper, as well as when using citations and references.Use your Infants, Children, and Adolescents text to read Chapter 1, “History, Theory, and Research Strategies,” pages 2–49. This chapter highlights the major theorists in child development and presents research methods used when studying children.Use the Capella University Library to read Paat’s 2013 article, “Working With Immigrant Children and Their Families: An Application of Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Theory,” from Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, volume 23, issue 8, pages 954–966.