Week 1 Module 1 Careers in Psychology Specialty Areas of Focus:
Kuther and Morgan (2012) textbook Chapter 11
Listen to several podcasts on each of the above Psych Files web pages and select one from each for use in your Module Report.
Use the above assignment resources to research Development Psychology AND Personality Psychology, this week’s TWO specialties of the larger field of psychology.
Write a report FOR EACH SPECIALTY based on your findings that includes the seven elements listed below. A minimum of 4 pages is required for Report Module assignments. They are graded for thoroughness, evidence of ability to clearly articulate and apply knowledge learned, organization and clarity and the degree to which they meet requirements identified on the Report Module grading rubric including compliance with APA formatting rules.
MAKE SURE THAT YOU ANSWER EACH QUESTION FOR BOTH SPECIALTIES USING APA FORMATTING.
1) The types of work professionals in specialty areas within the larger field of psychology do
2) The type and level of education one must achieve to work in those specialty areas
3) A description of work settings and average incomes one can expect in careers within the specialty areas.
4) Whether after researching the areas you find them to be career possibilities you are interested in or careers that don’t capture your interest and why
5) A description of the most interesting thing not previously known that you learned about the specialty areas
6) A description of an everyday and real-world human experience related to two pod-casts you select to listen to on the specialty web pages provided
7) A description of a “Hot Topic that fits with what you know about each specialty area after researching it and how the two are related.