AED-202 wk 8 checkpoint Moral reasoning

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Running head: MORAL REASONING 1 Moral Reasoning Anna Borsick AED/ January, 13, 2012 Kai Walker
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MORAL REASONING 2 Moral Reasoning •Late adolescent (14-18) ~ age 15 •Level 2: Conventional morality •Stage 3: Good boy/good girl Late adolescent’s (14-18) has a whole new horizon, a broader world to look out upon. As a 15-year-old adolescent goes through experiences they can go through very conflicting messages. They may even develop contradictory views about them-selves; their self-concepts are what mold the adolescent’s identity. An adolescent at level 2 and in stage three may exhibit a self-constructed definition of who they are, what they find important, what they truly believe, and what to do in life (McDevitt, & Ormrod, 2004, p. 398). This may take considerable energy emotionally for a 15-year-old; navigating through their new emotions (related to intimacy), new social demands, religious and political beliefs and views, finding a career path, and so on. According to McDevitt and Ormrod (2004, p. 398); Marcia (1980) observed four distinct
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2012 for the course AED 202 taught by Professor Haskell during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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