The Effect of Social-Emotional Competency on Child Development in Western China

IV = Independent variable (must be an instructional approach or innovation); DV = Dependent Variable (usually an assessment of a skill, knowledge or comportment); x = age/grade/type/characteristic

The paper will summarize the research study, including the following sections:

Introduction that states the class members specific relational practitioner research question in a purpose statement
inquiry/research question,
methods, measures and procedures,
limitations and/or implications for further study
Closing section that summarizes and analyzes the findings of the reviewed study
APA citation of the study as a reference

A study review is typically a page in length, with a short paragraph devoted to the introduction and a longer paragraph for the closing summary of findings and APA citation reference.