Developmental Theorists

Select one developmental theorist from Chapter 2, and briefly describe the chosen theory. Why does the chosen developmental theorist appeal to you? Relate the chosen theory to a recent or upcoming developmental stage or phase in your own life.

TIP: This discussion question addresses two areas:

Briefly describe one developmental theory from Chapter 2. Theories presented in Chapter 2 include Erikson, Levinson, cognitive developmental theorists, Kohlberg, behavioral theorists, Bronfenbrenner, Holland, the eclectic theory, and the composite theory.

Describe why the chosen theory appeals to you, and relate it to a developmental life stage or phase. Examples of life stages or phases may include marriage, parenthood, career, a return to school, empty nest, grand parenting, etc. Keep in mind you will expand on this theoretical application in your reflective paper.

 

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