Assignment; Nature-Nurture and Language Development.
THE ROLES NATURE AND NURTURE HAVE IN THE PROCESS OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT.
Max Points: 220 Assignment; Nature-Nurture and Language Development
The relative significance of nature and nurture on the development of human language has been a historical debate spanning decades of cognitive and developmental psychology. For many years, people have debated and discussed the importance of nature and nurture and which has greater significance in human development. In this assignment, you will focus on the roles of nature and nurture in the process of language development.
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Write an essay (1,750-2,000 words) in which you discuss how the evolution of computer-generated speech affects the nature-nurture debate in the process of language development. In your essay address the following:
- The roles nature and nurture have in the process of language development.
- Does the successful development of computer-generated speech, which allows computers to communicate with one another, orally, effectively eliminate the nature-nurture debate regarding human language development?
Reference Page and no Plagiarism
Discussion of the roles nature and nurture play in human language development is evident. Arguments support claims and are insightful and convincing. Discussion is detailed and perceptive, demonstrating a deep grasp of course material. Research is from current, scholarly, and original and/or highly respected sources.
Discussion about how the evolution of oral communication between computers affects/eliminates the nature-nurture discussion regarding human language development. Is clearly evident. Arguments support claims and are insightful and convincing. Discussion is detailed and perceptive, demonstrating a deep grasp of course material. Research is from current, scholarly, and original and/or highly respected sources.
Synthesis of source information is present and scholarly. Argument is clear and convincing presenting a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative. The synthesis and argument in the paper are of publication caliber.
Thesis and/or main claim are clear and comprehensive; the essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. The development indicated by the thesis and/or main claim is acceptable for publication.
Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
The document is correctly formatted to publication standards. All research presented is scholarly, topic-related, and obtained from highly respected, professional, original sources. In-text citations and a reference page are complete and correct. The documentation of cited sources is free of error. The paper could readily be accepted for publication.