Observation Paper Instructions
will conduct an observation for at least 1 hour in a setting where a wide range
of developmental stages are present (e.g., shopping mall, restaurant, church,
etc.) and answer the following questions:
did you conduct your observation?
was the time and date that you completed your observation?
developmental stages did you observe (infancy, childhood, adolescence, early
adulthood, middle adulthood, late adulthood)?
characteristics did you notice about any developmental stage that you observed?
you observe any individuals that might have been experiencing a transitional
period? If so, explain.
types of interactions did you observe between similar developmental stages?
types of interactions did you observe between different developmental stages?
you observe anything that seemed developmentally appropriate? What?
you observe anything that seemed developmentally inappropriate? What?
did your observation align with a developmental theory?
other noteworthy information?
paper must be at least 3 pages, double-spaced.