For the Final Paper, you will
write a literature review. During each week of the course, you will develop an
annotated bibliography of scholarly articles that are relevant to a chosen
theme of cultural competence in early childhood education. The themes are as
a.Culturally Relevant Methods
c.Diverse Family Structures
You will finalize the literature
review by incorporating two additional scholarly sources into your paper that
highlight the necessity of designing a classroom to meet the needs of diverse
learners. Be sure to align your selection with your chosen theme.
The finalized literature review
must include the scholarly sources submitted in Weeks Two through Four as well
as the two additional scholarly sources you select in Week Five.
Your literature review must include the following:
a.An introduction that provides the reader with an understanding of what
research has been completed and why the topic under investigation is important
to early childhood education.
b.An explanation of the common ideas or themes in the scholarly sources that
you have found.
c.An analysis of what you have learned based your research.
d.An analysis and discussion of how the research findings translate into real-world
e.A summary of the information and an explanation of how the information from
these articles will impact you in your career.
f.An explanation of how your chosen topic is connected to the other themes
that make up overall cultural competence. The four themes to address
oCulturally Relevant Methods
oDiverse Family Structures
The literature review must be
four to five pages in length excluding the title page and reference page.
The review should be formatted according to APA guidelines.