For this assignment, you will have a chance to put into practice all
you have been learning throughout this course. You will analyze the
personality development of one of the theorists studied in this course
from three different theoretical perspectives.
Choose one of the theorists you have studied this term. Use your
textbook, the Internet, and the Argosy University online library
resources to research the life history of the theorist.
Do the following:
Describe the major life events of the theorist that you feel
influenced his or her personality development.
Describe the cultural influences that had an influence on the
chosen theorist’s personality development.
Analyze this person from Freud’s psychoanalytic perspective.
Analyze this person from two other theoretical perspectives
studied in this course, except for the trait perspective.
Summarize and present your critical opinion about how well (or
not) these theories explain the person.
Write a 5–7-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation
By Saturday, June 7, 2014
Course Project Grading Criteria and Rubric
Assignment 1 Grading Criteria
Description of influential life events that shaped the theorist’s
(Course Objective [CO2])
Description of cultural influences on the theorist’s development
Analysis of theorist using Freud’s psychoanalytic perspective
Analysis of theorist from two other theoretical perspectives
Evaluates how well these theories explain the person
Usage and Mechanics (16)
APA Elements (24)