Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Topic Background a. Describe your topic and illustrate its significance in relation to contemporary issues. b. Summarize notable theories and previous research on this topic, including at least three peer-reviewed studies. c. Discuss societal views of your topic and whether they have changed over time. d. Discuss the outside influences addressed in your topic and how they potentially affect development.
V. Conclusion a. Discuss your opinion and draw conclusions on this topic, explaining why you hold this viewpoint. b. Discuss current research and give examples that support your opinion/conclusions. c. Discuss areas of future research that could positively impact your topic.