Personal Credo

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PSY 201: The Psychology Major Module 2: Assignment: Instructions and Grading Rubric DIRECTIONS: Personal Credo: Psychology is a science that pervades nearly every moment of every day of our lives. To provide just one small example, consider the complex psychological and physiological processes involved in forming thoughts, communicating with others, and remembering both happy and sad memories. The very manner in which you engage (or do not engage) with others in the world around you has been derived from a series of influences on you, both genetic and environmental, that have shaped you into the person you are today. Thus, we are the amalgamation of collective influences on us, from our families and friends to our coworkers and…show more content…
What do you value in yourself or others? Are there any specific values and beliefs you hold? About whom and what do you care? Strengths and Weaknesses What are your personal strong areas? In what areas do you tend to struggle? What opportunities are there for you to grow and change? What threatens you from reaching your goals or growing and developing? Future Directions What are your immediate goals, both personally and professionally? Where do you hope to be 10 years from now? 20 years from now? 50 years from now? What do you hope to achieve during your life? It is important to me that when writing your credo, you do not just haphazardly construct loosely associated sentences that marginally answer these questions. Rather, I would encourage you to reflect on these questions and then write a cohesive essay that flows fluidly and logically AND answers these questions. I want to gain a sense of who you are as a person, what you believe, and where you believe you are heading in life. There is NO minimum length for this assignment, but DO NOT to exceed four, double-spaced typewritten pages. PSY 201 Rubric for Personal Credo Use this rubric as a guide when writing your personal credo. Please include information on these four sections with subheadings for each section. Please write the credo in essay format with separate paragraphs for different topics. Section 1: Background Information Poor Excellent Who are you? 1
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