stlc - Chapter6:PatternsinHumanDevelopment 1. TheUniversal...

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     Chapter 6: Patterns in Human Development  1. The Universal 1. One constant in human life is change 2. The life cycle 1. Birth 2. Puberty 3. Independence 4. Midlife 5. Retirement 6. Death 2.  Independence 1. Gradual movement from the security and protection of our families to the  acceptance of responsibility for our own lives 2. Independence: the time in which we are initiated into the adult world 3.  Perry’s Theory of Cognitive and Moral Development 1. Dualism 1. People in this stage believe there is a correct answer to every question. 2. Knowledge is absolute 2. Multiplicity 1. People in this stage view knowledge as being based more on opinion  rather than certainty 3. Relativism 1. People at this stage begin to question everything 2. Have ability to support opinion 3. The freedom to ask and attempt to answer any question 4. 3 deflections to growth 1. Retreat: typical to join groups 2. Escape: typical to abandon responsibility
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3. Temporizing: postponement for movement for a full academic career
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stlc - Chapter6:PatternsinHumanDevelopment 1. TheUniversal...

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