A Literature review and report of independent study findings Independent Study Topic Paper: submit a review paper on their selected topic (Obesity in children – An exploration of cognitive and Emotional Processes in Primary schools). This research task requires you to examine the recent research on your chosen topic, with a focus on identifying the most current or topical research papers and examining this problem by making links to theory and practice to resolve your research aims.

In the second assignment you will write an Essay that critically reviews the research that relates to the topic. You should incorporate the feedback you receive on Assignment 1 when writing your essay for Assignment 2. Further instructions for completing this assignment are provided in the section on this handout titled Requirements and Grading Guide for Assignment 2.
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April 22, 2018

A Literature review and report of independent study findings
Independent Study Topic Paper: submit a review paper on their selected topic (Obesity in children – An exploration of cognitive and Emotional Processes in Primary schools).
This research task requires you to examine the recent research on your chosen topic, with a focus on identifying the most current or topical research papers and examining this problem by making links to theory and practice to resolve your research aims.
Obesity in Children – An Exploration of Cognitive and Emotional Processes
These are the questions that need to be answered – 2000 words.
(a)
• The research issue that I am addressing is how obesity may effect a child’s cognitive and emotional process in primary schools.
• Identify and describe the obesity problem in primary school and how it is effecting their cognitive and emotional development.
• A convincing rational that obesity IS affecting children cognitively and emotionally.
• Reference educational or schooling context to which the problem applies.

(b)
• Review, synthesis and evaluate of current educational psychology research and writing in how children cognitive and emotional development is affected due to their obesity.
• Review several examples of research that address the obesity issue
• Identify the theory and findings emerging from this research – backing up our research.

(c)
• Critically discuss the research problem (Obesity in children – An exploration of cognitive and Emotional Processes in Primary schools) in light of this review
• Consider new insights, changes to practices in primary schools, possible resolutions for this problem and/or further problems that may be raised by this review.

 

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