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Life is constantly evolving.

Response to the below discussion post with below discussion topic.
No sources needed. 2-3 paragraphs will be good.
Discussion topic: After reading(p. 224-229 from the below textbook)about Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development, and watching Betty Hart’s Ted Talk (as an example that I suggest shows moral leadership) please consider the following question: what is your reaction to Ms. Hart’s talk(below link of Ted Talk in Youtube) and message, and would her talk mean something different to you when you were a younger version of yourself?
Textbook: Broderick, P.C. & Blewitt, P (2020). The Life Span (5th ed.). Pearson.

Canceling cancel culture with compassion | Betty Hart | TEDxCherryCreekWomen
Discussion post: I agree with Betty that we must exercise as compassion. Life is constantly evolving. New discoveries are made that have the ability to change our beliefs. I think that the only way to be heard and develop understanding is through willingness to suffer with people. However, it should be noted that this does not mean that abuse should be occurring. You can suffer with someone, while maintaining healthy boundaries. I think in my younger years, I may not have had as many opinions that would lead to cancel culture. I also don’t think I had the emotional maturity to empathize yet.

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I slipped by with a c and moved on.

Response to the following discussion post.(No sources are required)
Discussion topic:Based on your experiences as a child, adolescent, or adult, what is one memorable/powerful sociocultural observations you made that contributed to your belief that you were capable of becoming a graduate student?
Discussion post: I wish I could think of a single defining incident, but the patterns I observed in others as an adult were the most influential outside factor in me believing I was capable of becoming a graduate student. I had multiple false and irrational beliefs around grad school, namely that I need a 4.0 and math aptitude to get in, no matter the program. The GRE scared me (I left algebra in high school where it belongs), and my undergrad major was chosen to avoid test taking in favor of discussing literature and writing papers.
Before said undergrad, I was briefly a nursing major. A friend of mine failed Intro to Anatomy when we took it together. I slipped by with a C and moved on. She took the class again and ended up with an instructor that taught the dense, memorization parts differently, with a lot of repetition and drills. She aced the class, finished nursing school, and is a thriving RN (with a master’s) today. Needless to say, I am not.
During one of my favorite critical theory classes as a senior English major, a novelist used a geometry concept that I had learned in elementary school. I could not remember it, and neither could my rockstar professor—a classmate had to come to the board and teach us all how to find the circumference of a circle (or something similar—I can’t remember for sure).
After college, when I was bumbling around corporate roles the past 15 years, I started asking people in my network their grad school stories. One lawyer had to retake the LSAT because she did so poorly the first time. Another friend bombed the GRE his first round, in-part due to his evening out the night before. My own therapist only got into one of the three programs he applied to, and shares my perfectionism-avoiding mantra of “B’s Get Degrees.”
I learned a few lessons from all of this. 1. No one knows everything, and there are different types of intelligence. 2. I may not be their top straight-A candidate, but I can absolutely meet the requirements for admission. 3. The people I know that got into—and finished—their graduate degrees have all had setbacks. They were just good at trying a different approach, showing up next semester, and getting their exams and papers done on time. I have strengths and life experiences that make good counselors, and I re-learned enough 7th grade math to get a decent GRE score.

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Final project 30% of grade

Lets have a phone call to discuss:
Life Span Development: A Topical Approach
Edition: 3 – ISBN# 9780134225906
Each student will prepare a critical essay that summarizes and critiques a theory of choice in the
psychology of a lifespan milestone. This assignment is about theory integration and analysis of one’s
personal self., self-needs, and strengths. Students are to assess 4 personal growth stages of cognition,
social, and development. There are three sections in the publish – the “My Story” section, Theory
Integration section, and an Analysis section. The publish should be 2 to 3 double spaced pages with a cover
page and reference page. Developmental milestones are as follows.
 Prenatal Development, infancy, and early childhood
 School age children and adolescents
 Young and middle adults
 Late adulthood
The following is just to help you outline the theory section of the publish; you do not need to cover each
point exhaustively:
 Present the context of the theory–what is to be explained, why that’s important, and why past
explanations have been less than adequate.
 Present the major elements of the theory: the concepts or constructs, the linkages, the empirical
evidence for and against the theory. Try to diagram the theory.
 Discuss the adequacy of the theory, both formally (logically) and substantively (explaining
empirical findings)
 Give an example of an application of the theory to your own research interests and professional
concerns (or its inadequacy in potential applications).
 What more do you need to know to assess the adequacy of the theory? What should the next steps
in theory development be?
The assignment is worth 30 points. Remember that, as in any paper clearly stating and supporting
your opinion is essential. This is done via research. And in your Analysis section. Also keep in
mind the basic essay structure (Introduction—say what this is about and what main points will be
discussed, Body—discuss the main points, 3 main points is a good standard but not necessary,
Conclusion—reiterate what the essay is about, synthesize information from the body and finally,
critique and evaluate.). Your opinion matters!
Final Project 30% of grade
The final is an assemblage of your approved and corrected publishs into a manuscript.
Students will integrate the four publishs into one paper. The final manuscript is to be
bounded and follow APA guidelines.
Cover page
Title page
UG_Master Syllabus Template 9
Addendum – interview instrument, etc

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Response to the following discussion post.(No sources are required) Discussion t

Response to the following discussion post.(No sources are required)
Discussion topic:
a) From the PDF list of emotions(uploaded file below), what is an emotion term (aka feeling:) you might not often articulate in reflection or conversation but one that has been instrumental in your life.
b) What is a reaction of yours to Susan David’s and/or Julie Lythcott-Haims’ Ted Talk?
The gift and power of emotional courage | Susan David (TED TALK)

How to raise successful kids — without over-parenting | Julie Lythcott-Haims (TED TALK)

Discussion post:
When thinking about emotions that I am hesitant to express, they typically are negative. I think the emotion that has impacted me the most is the demeaned. My father’s side of the family always had trouble accepting my disability. It was very hurtful because they acted like my life should be less satisfying because I have to live differently. This makes me think of Susan’s talk, because I had to acknowledge my feelings in order to be able to accept that just because I didn’t meet my family’s expectations that doesn’t mean my life is any less valuable or meaningful. I think experiencing what I did growing up will help me in assisting others with disabilities in forging their paths.