A. Please read Introduction to Middle Childhood, Physical Development, and Cognitive Development for Week 6-Lumen/Module 6.
Please read Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Development found in Week 6-Lumen/Module 6.
Please read Developmental Problems, Learning and Intelligence, and Psychosocial Development found in Lumen-Module 6.
Please read Introduction to Adolescence, Physical Development, and Cognitive Development found in Lumen-Module 7.
Please read Social Development found in Lumen-Module 7.
Develop an in depth response to the following:
If it were possible, would you want to return to this adolescent period of your life? Yes or No. Then, offer an explanation of why or why not. Be sure to provide examples and rationale where necessary.
B. Please complete the following activities:
Please identify and discuss the physical, cognitive, and social changes that take place during middle childhood. How are they different from the physical, cognitive, and social changes that take place during adolescence? Can you think of some specific changes that you’ve gone through? Provide some details here!
What is the controversy surrounding diagnosing children? What are the advantages of early diagnosis and what are the disadvantages?
What is the difference between Autism Spectrum Disorders and Learning Disabilities?
Given what you know about development during this time period, what do you recommend parents do to promote their adolescents’ positive adjustment? Please explain your answer in at least 4-5 sentences.
In what ways was your experience as an adolescent different from your parents’ experience of being an adolescent? How do you think adolescence may be different 20 years from now?
Please post your responses to each activity here!
Please watch the following video from
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Please read the articles posted below: “Which Professionals are Prone to Burnout” and “Job Burnout: How to Spot and Take Action.” The links are provided below. You can copy and paste them into your web browser.
2. Initial Post (300 words)
- What changes do you see needing to be made individually as an employee to address and prevent burnout?
- Who do you think plays a bigger role in monitoring and preventing burnout (the individual employee, the supervisor/ executive management team, or government)?
- What would you do as a supervisor about employee burnout?
D. Please read Introduction to Early Adulthood, Physical Development, and Cognitive Development found in Module 8.
Please read Psychosocial Development and Types of Love found in Module 8.
Please read Introduction to Middle Adulthood, Physical Development, and Cognitive Development found in Module 9.
Please read Psychosocial Development and Relationships found in Module 9.
Please read Work and Personality found in Module 9.
Please complete the Activity: Love Attitude Scale found in Lumen-Module 8. The paper format can be found here.
After looking at your style, provide an in-depth answer to the following questions:
1. Do these scores surprise you? Why or why not?
2. What would you consider the advantages and disadvantages of these styles to be?
3. What styles do you think would be most common in adolescence? Early adulthood? Adulthood? Why?
E. First watch Ms. Patricia Katz discuss middle adulthood.
Provide a brief reflection. Then, complete the follow activities listed below:
Based on your learning, what are some of the physical and cognitive changes that take place in early and middle adulthood.
If you consider yourself to be in this stage, incorporate some personal examples. Essentially, what changes have you experienced?
Also based on your learning, how would you say relationships change in early and middle adulthood from earlier periods in life. What are the differences in how women relate to each other and how men relate to each other? Please share personal experiences.
What are some challenges discussed in the assigned readings that impact young and middle-aged adults in the workplace? Specifically, how do the two age groups differ in their experiences at work? This is pretty evident when we think about the differences in millennials and baby-boomers, right?