PSY693 Week 1 Discussion 1 & 2
Reflection is a very important aspect of the learning process that has been emphasized by many experts as a defining characteristic of professional practice. Take some time and reflect on your master's education. Practically speaking, what were the most valuable aspect of your journey thus far (assignments, projects, activities, etc.)? What have been the biggest challenges? Finally, speculate how this degree will enhance your future and align with your passions.
What more would you like to investigate in order to better prepare you for your future career/aspirations? Be sure to include expert recommendations (while some may be general, many are field/career specific).
PSY693 Week 2 Discussion 1 & 2
Why is goal setting so critical to personal and professional success? What makes a goal more likely to be accomplished? Be sure to integrate expert sources from the assigned readings or from your own research.
Refer to the Smart Goal resources. List one short- and long-term professional and career goal (4 total), along with practical substeps to achieve them. Be sure to include dates. What might be some potential challenges for each? How can you prevent some of these foreseeable hurdles?
PSY693 Week 3 Discussion 1 & 2
What did you enjoy the most about developing an original research proposal? What was the most challenging aspect? Do you plan to follow-through with this study? Why or why not? Feel free to share any other thoughts relating to your study's future.
Revisit the Peer Review Forum Activity and review two additional presentations. Comment on the learner's proposals, addressing the following:
3. Potential Ethical Concerns
4. Areas Needing Clarity
5. Specific Suggestions
PSY693 Week 4 Discussion 1 & 2
After reading the suggested articles listed for this week, please answer the following questions:
1. What are the benefits of publishing original research?
2. What steps should one take to realistically accomplish this goal?
Do you plan to publish your research? Why or why not? What might be some challenges to the process?
PSY693 Week 5 Discussion 1 & 2
Why are you pursuing your career of choice? Do you feel you’ve adequately researched this avenue? How important do you feel it is to pursue your passion?
Post two prospective career paths you plan to pursue and why. Include income range, education needed, and any other important factors that were unveiled in your research for this week’s assignment.
Response posts: Be sure to ADD to the post, including other factors that may not have been mentioned. Please include at least ONE question for the student you commented on.
PSY693 Week 6 Discussion 1 & 2
After exploring the resources for this week, please answer the following questions:
After researching various professional development opportunities, what short term plan of action (1-3 years) will you take to remain current in your field? Be sure to address networking, professional organizations, journals, continued education, etc.
PSY693 Week 7 Discussion 1 & 2
Take at least one online Leadership assessment. What type of leader are you? What other leadership skills do you possesses? What areas can you improve upon?
Why is effective leadership so integral to career (and overall life) success? Be sure to share important “take-aways” from this week’s leader interview.
PSY693 Week 8 Discussion 1 & 2
Why is a well-developed Curriculum Vitae (CV) so important? What are some important elements to include in a CV? Why are these specific elements so important?
For this second discussion topic, you will be critiquing one another’s CV. Develop (or update) and post a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae (CV). Feel free to utilize the Curriculum Vitae Template listed in the resources area. Comment on at least TWO learner’s CVs. Be sure to include suggestions for improvement (e.g., format, content)