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1 Freud and Friends Theories & Theorists Presentations Psychology II Team Presentations

2 Content of the Presentation Theorists Background – Date and place of birth – Significant family information – Significant historical information – Discuss how upbringing influenced theory School-of-Thought/Theoretical Perspective – Briefly discuss school-of-thought (i.e. psychoanalytical, behaviorist, humanist, trait, existentialist, etc.)

3 Content Continued… Primary Beliefs/Components of Theory – Does theory cover personality development, personality structure, problems with personality &/or other aspects of personality? How so? How not? – Discuss the basis for the theory – Define any necessary terms – Discuss any important processes

4 Content Continued… Related Theories – Are there other theorists with similar theories? – Was this theory derived from another one? Strengths and Weaknesses – What are its strengths, benefits or high points? – What are its weaknesses, limitations, criticisms?

5 Final Content Areas… Theory-in-Action… – Where can we see the theory in use? – Has it been applied to some form of therapy or treatment? – Is the theory still widely believed or utilized today? – Can you apply the theory to a certain individual or type of situation to show its practicality?

6 PowerPoint Format Title Slide – 1 slide: Include topic and group members names Theorists Background – 2+ slides School-of-Thought/Theoretical Background – 1+ slide(s) Primary Beliefs/Components of Theory – 4+ slides

7 Format…continued Related Theories – 1+ slide(s) Strengths and Weaknesses – 1+ slide(s) Theory-in-Action – 1+ slide(s) References/Works Cited – 1+ slide(s) TOTAL PACKAGE: – 12+ SLIDES

8 PowerPoint Tips Include graphics to enhance content. Font size should be at least size 24. Limit the number of words per slide. ~ should NOT be wall to wall text ~ Use colors, underlines, bold, italics &/or other means to highlight important info. Consider placing only key words on slides. Double check visibility of font/backgrounds.

9 Presentation Tips Eye Contact Only Note Cards if needed (no papers) Do not read directly from Note Cards Interact with Visuals Face Audience Speak steadily/clearly No gum, No candy No hands in pockets Good Volume Do not read directly from slides Hook em Poise Closure…

10 Group Presentation Grading Depth/Accuracy of Content Creativity Quality of PowerPoint presentation Voice Eye Contact Misc. Presentation Points mentioned Each member must present 2-3 minutes

11 Other Grade Components Self-evaluation – You will be evaluating your own contribution Peer evaluation – You will be evaluating your group members contributions Individual evaluation – You will be graded on your individual quality & contribution to your team presentation Audience member evaluation – You will be graded as a member of the audience

12 Miscellaneous… Save PowerPoint & e-mail to – At least 2 group members should have access to the presentation You must also submit a printed copy of slides prior to presentation PLEASE PRACTICE YOUR PRESENTATION!

13 An Added Bonus… If your group would like to earn bonus points for your oral presentation, you can choose to act out a case study utilizing your personality theory… – This can be completed by one or more of the group members – This may include a Live or video presentation – This is supplementary and not intended to replace your presentation format

14 Please Submit… A copy of your PowerPoint slides – Please emailno paper please A professional, well organized handout that briefly summarizes the theory – You may structure this as a worksheet that can be completed during your presentation Five multiple choice questions regarding the basics of your theory – Please emailno paper please – 2 of these will appear on the next quiz

15 Presentation Choices Sigmund Freud Carl Rogers Kurt Lewin Karen Horney Abraham Maslow Charles Tart Carl JungB.F. SkinnerKen Wilbur Alfred Adler Arnold Bruhn Albert Bandura Erik Erikson BuddhistErich Fromm Jaylene Smith George KellyAnna Freud Jean PiagetOtto Rank Victor Frankl Rollo MayGordon AllportHans Eysenck …and many others. Please spend some time searching to find more information about these--and otherinteresting, relevant theorists prior to making a selection.

16 Presentation Source Starter Kit American Psychological Association Harvard: Department of Psychology Centre for Psychology at Athabasca University Psychology Department Shippensburg University Social Psychology Network: Wesleyan University

17 Presentation Schedule Please be prepared to present in class on Monday 09-22-08

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