Developmental Theories in Psychology Part I

Sigmund Freud and Erik Erikson
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  • Length 1 hour
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  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

This course will cover Sigmund Freud, a biography of him, and then two of his most influential developmental theories including Psychoanalytical and Psychosexual Development. Following these theories will be a brief quiz. After Freud's section, there will be information covering Erik Erikson's biography. After Erikson's biography will be a description of his Psychosocial Developmental Theory. There will also be a short quiz addressing Erikson's theory. This course will be useful in learning, understanding, and refreshing information regarding two of the most influential psychoanalysts and their theories regarding child development. People will be able to leave this course with a deeper understanding of the theories, childhood development, and inspiration to continue to learn much more within the field of developmental social sciences.

What are the requirements?

  • no background needed
  • need a computer, powerpoint, adobe

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Identify major developmental theories
  • Identifiy differences and similarities between theories
  • Be able to apply theories to real-world situations

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone with an interest in children
  • No prior history is required
  • Anyone who is looking for a refresher on developmental theories in Psychology
  • Those who are involved in the social sciences
  • Anyone who has interests in developmental psychology

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Section 1: Introduction
Intro video
Section 2: Sigmund Freud
Psychoanalytical Stages
Psychosexual Developmental Theory
5 questions

This quiz will review the two theories discussed for Sigmund Freud

Section 3: Erik Erikson
Erikson Biography
Erikson's Psychosocial Developmental Theory
3 questions

The following quiz will address Erikson's theory of psychosocial development.

Section 4: Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

My name is Kristin. I currently work as a counselor. I have my B.A. in Psychology. Two Masters degrees; one in Psychology and the other in Social Work. I am attaining my PhD at this time. I have ten years of experience in the field with a great deal of research and knowledge on multiple topics within the fields of Psychology and Social Work.

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