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Learning Exercise: Life Impacts

Title:
Life Impacts
Material:
Description:
Using this theory and case study as a guide students review in advance, provide students with a lifespan timeline sheet. Have them document their top 10 life events that have shaped their outcomes up to their current timeframe. Have them detail these events in 2-3 sentences on a separate sheet. Make note that students should only disclose information that they feel comfortable in discussing with classmates and their professor. After completion of activity outside of class, lead class in noting commonalities that occurred during different stages of life, i.e., childhood, adolescence, etc., as well as major differences.
Course: Developmental Psychology

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Submitted by:
Dr. Sherri Restauri
Date Last Modified:
July 12, 2012

Exercise

Using this theory and case study as a guide students review in advance, provide students with a lifespan timeline sheet. Have them document their top 10 life events that have shaped their outcomes up to their current timeframe. Have them detail these events in 2-3 sentences on a separate sheet. Make note that students should only disclose information that they feel comfortable in discussing with classmates and their professor. After completion of activity outside of class, lead class in noting commonalities that occurred during different stages of life, i.e., childhood, adolescence, etc., as well as major differences.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division

Topics

lifespan development, assessment triangle, developmental outcomes

Requirements

Review of the Assessment Triangle repository item, including the timeline.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Unsupervised