Essay Examination #2 for Family Dynamics
Instructor: D. D. Witt, Ph.D.
Your final draft of each essay should be typed and double spaced. Each
question should be answered concisely and thoroughly.
Read the questions carefully
beginning a thorough outline of each part (include your outline with
Finally, flesh out your answers in a critical, reflective
Keep in mind that you have only four essays for the entire course.
As graduate students, you should be able to draw in concepts from your
previous classes and training.
You should be able to answer each question satisfactorily in about 1000
If you get stuck ask
questions of the instructor
Due dates for each question are listed in the course
2. This question concerns the "Self",
or individual personality.
Pick some aspect of your individual development, evolution, or
over the years (your changing expectations of the world
and of others
it (your evolving values, your developing moral or ethical standards,
sophistication at getting your needs met, and so on).
b. Pick two of the theories we have
discussed so far and illustrate
examples) how each theory describes, explains and predicts your chosen
aspect of development.
c. Use specific tenets of each theory
in all parts of your answer
Prepare your answer in MSWord format and submit through the Dropbox
function on the Springboard system.