All papers must be typed unless specified by instructor. All papers must be written in APA format. The format of APA instructs social science students or students in the sciences on how to organize the content of a research paper, cite references, and structure writing for projects and papers. All of the Child Development courses require APA style.
For examples in APA format refer to:
Owl at Purdue http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
APA Style website or text http://www.apastyle.org/
SDSU Department of Child and Family Development APA Tutorial http://www.apastyle.org/
Baylor Research Paper Planner http://researchguides.baylor.edu/planner
Tufts Research Paper Navigator http://www.library.tufts.edu/researchpaper/
This Department follows Imperial Valley College's Student Conduct Policies;
Dishonesty in the classroom is considered a very serious offense. Any form of cheating, turning in work which is not one's own (plagiarism), is grounds for disciplinary action. The consequences of these actions are severe and may include the possibility of expulsion.
The complete Standards and Procedures is available in the Office of Student Affairs or on the College's website.
The Portfolio must be completed and defended by all students wishing to graduate from Imperial Valley College's Child Development Program.
The Portfolio is the Program Assessment Tool to assess the Child Development Program.