Each student is expected to write a summary and critical analysis of research related to selected topics. Student selects a topic related to the course materials covered to the point the paper is due. Research papers must include articles from peer reviewed scholarly journals. Your paper must be written in APA format. Each article must have the following components: Critical thinking of the relevant issues and perspectives surrounding this topic. Compare and contrast various scholars’ perspectives and recommendations with regard to weekly research topics Describe proponents and the reasons cited for the advancement of relevant concepts Describe opponents and the reasons cited for the avoidance of relevant concepts Provide critical thinking with your own perspective and experiences related to these concepts 4-5 double-spaced pages 5+ citations Written in a coherent prose style, NOT a list of disconnected bullet points. Use clear academic English, and proofread your work before submitting.