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School Psychology, Counseling and Leadership | Library | Other SPCL OER

SPCL 7804X Human Development (Corbin)


Formal and postformal thought. Self efficacy. Career development: Exploring  Super’s life-span theory.

Task List to Prepare for Class Session

Please complete the following PRIOR to our session:

  1. Complete the readings.
    • Text Ch. 7, pp.265-273
    • Maddux, J. E. & Kleiman, E
    • Hartung, P. J.
  1. Self-Reflect.
    • Consider your cognitive abilities as an adult. Where are you now? Formal or postformal thought?
    • What is your level of self-efficacy?
    • Consider your own career development. How does Super’s theory apply to you personally?

APPLICATION ACTIVITY: Exploring Holland’s Career Test

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  • Read your profile. Which letters came up for you from RIASEC?

CACREP Standards Covered by Session

CACREP 3.b.1.; 3.C.1-13;  3.D.1,12; 5.H.15