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Demographic Trends Research Paper

Your assignment:

  • Research a demographic trend in early childhood education.
  • Choose a particular research topic to focus on in demographic trends in ECE related to cost, diversity, income inequality, single parent families, and access/exposure to technology...then narrow that to a manageable sub-topic, e.g., cost> cost of childcare in WA State
  • Write a one-page paper that includes a cover page and a references page in APA format.


  • noun
statistical data relating to a population and particular groups within it, e.g.,
"the demographics of book buyers"

Sample EDUC 150 Paper

Here is an example of a paper from Pierce College Librarian Rachel Goon that shows you how to incorporate demographic evidence and information.

Need More on APA Style?

Librarians and the Writing Center are happy to help you with APA style requirements and citation methods. Just ask!

We have writing handbooks you can borrow (use PRIMO to find one or ask us), handouts (always available at the reference desks and on our homepage), and there are lots of websites with instruction and examples.  We recommend Purdue University's Online Writing Lab, the OWL.  (You can Google "APA OWL")


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