Background information

For your Developmental Theory Critique paper, you will be required to choose a developmental theory that is discussed in your textbook or any other developmental theory you find interesting and write a paper on that theory. You must find credible background information on your theory, which includes answering questions like:

  • What was the date of original conceptualization?
  • Who suggested and developed it?
  • What exactly does the theory say?
  • How does it relate to child development?

The library has scholarly resources that are dedicated to background information on topics, which are mostly known as reference resources. You can use the following resources to find this basic information about your topic:

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