Lit Review/Research Paper: Students will explore a topic of interest related to diversity and social justice. Based on a research question developed, a literature review will be written. The literature review should be a minimum of 3000 words with all proper APA headings, citations, references, etc.. An example of a research questions to be explored: 1) What makes a student gifted? 2) How are students referred for placement? 3)Why are gifted African American students underrepresented in gifted programs? 4)What are the repercussions of misrepresentation for gifted African American students (such as Special Education 504)? The literature review for these questions should explore concepts related to each that provide a clear outlook on the type of research that has been done to date.
• Sources of power (What leverage or power can people apply to achieve their goals?) o Power and influence • Define power and influence in