Interview Assignment / Final Exam (100Points)
Due 06/25 /16 electronic submissions accepted
You will interview an individual in one of the life spandevelopmental stages. You will develop a list of 8-10 questions that you wantto ask in the interview so you can write an analysis of the individual usingthe material in the text and other resources as a reference to demonstrate wherethis individual is in their development.( physically, social/emotionally, andcognitively ). When you choose the individual you want to interview, you shouldrefer to the corresponding chapters that would discuss the physical, social andcognitive changes that occur in each period of development. Design yourquestions around the topics discussed in the chapters, so you can relate themto the individual you will be interviewing. Your interview should be written inparagraph form. On a separate page attached to the back of your paper you areto provide a list of the questions you asked the interviewee. When usingsupporting material from the text, remember to cite in APA format. In additionyour resources should be included in a citation page at the end of your paper.
Adolescence (ages 13-18)
Emerging Adulthood (ages 19-24)
Early Adulthood (ages 25-39)
Middle Adulthood (ages 40-64)
Late Adulthood (ages 65 and up)
You should keep the following points in mind when youinterview your subjects and compare their answers to information from yourresources:
What stage of development are theyexperiencing? Biologically? Cognitively? Socio-economically?
What is this person’s view on the past?The future?
How is this person being affected by:
Age-normative processes –biological and environmental influences that are similar for individuals in aparticular age group
Normative History GradedInfluences – biological and environmental influences that are associated with history,common to people of a particular generation.
Non-normative Life Events– unusual circumstances that have a major impact on a person’s life. What makesthem unique?
NOTE;;;;;;;;This is the material we are Using ” Human Development” A cultural Approach by Jeffery Jensen Arnett. Chap 1-11