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PSY 241 - Developmental Psychology: Psy 241 - Children's Television

A guide to help students of developmental psychology find resources and complete assignments.

Finding Videos for Early Childhood Television Assignment

Here are websites to help you find Children's television for the Psy 241 assignment. More information about each resource is below. 

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Films on Demand- Just For Kids Library Resource

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Just for Kids is a new database with excellent resources for kids and Early Education.

Follow these easy steps to find videos in Just for Kids.

1. Use the menu in the top left corner to filter your results for younger learners.

 

How to find menu on Just for Kids


 

2. You can use either of the highlighted categories to find videos for ages 3-6.

Use the Categories section to get tv shows for young viewers.


 

3. To verify that your TV show meets the assignment criteria, check the information on the right side (highlighted in orange). To grab a citation for the show, click the Cite link (highlighted in orange).

TV show information and cite button highlighted.

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PBS Kids Video

Screenshot of where to find information for citation for pbs video

You can use a modified version of APA7 to cite your children's TV show for this assignment. Here is an example of a video viewed on PBS Kids Video. Use this as a template; include your video's information:

PBS Kids Video. (2019). Game day on Sesame StreetSesame Street. Sesame Workshop. https://pbskids.org/sesame/videos/watch-full-episodes#

In-text citation will be (PBS Kids Video, 2019)

For more information about citing Youtube videos, see the APA guide at https://libguides.rccc.edu/psychology/APA


PBS Kids Video - Creator/Author

2019 - Date

Game day on Sesame Street - Name of episode

Sesame Street - Name of TV show/series

Sesame Workshop - Producer

https://pbskids.org/sesame/videos/watch-full-episodes# - URL from where you watched it.


There is a publication date and publisher on most of the videos on this website, usually found at the very end of the episode, but if you can't find one, use the copyright date of the PBS Kids page which is 2021.

screenshot of credits of sesame street with copyright circled

 

To cite your video with the full criteria needed for APA7 (not necessary for this assignment), go to https://libguides.rccc.edu/psychology/APA  and check the information for citing TV episodes. The IMBD website is useful as well. 

Nick Jr

opening of paw patrol with episode title

You can use a modified version of APA7 to cite your children's TV show for this assignment:

Nick Jr. (2020). Moto pups: Pups vs the ruff-ruff pack. Paw Patrol. Spin Master. http://www.nickjr.com/paw-patrol/videos/paw-patrol-7-20-moto-pups-pups-vs-the-ruff-ruff-pack-s7-ep720-full-episode/

In-text citation will be (Nick Jr., 2020)


There is a publication date and publisher on most of the videos on this website, usually found at the very end of the episode, but if you can't find one, use the copyright date of the Nick Jr. page which is 2021.

credits for paw patrol with copyright info circled

To cite your video with the full criteria needed for APA7 (not necessary for this assignment), go to https://libguides.rccc.edu/psychology/APA  and check the information for citing TV episodes. The IMBD website is useful as well.