Writing your final exam A few pointers Early Life (100 words) • When were you born? • In 1804 of course… • Decide where, family setting, education etc. • Your education is probably done around 1830 Career stages • • • • 1830-1874 (300 words) 1875-1919 (300 words) 1920-1964 (300 words) 1965-2004 (300 words) For each career stage • What are you doing, why are you interested in? • Who do you work with? • Who do you connect with in the world of psychology? • What do you think of the state of psychology then? • When you move to a different interest, why? In the future, from your character’s perspective • Where do you think psych is now going? • What do you think will be your next job, set of interests in psychology? • Where are you situated within the field of psychology? • (300 words) Why am I asking you to do this? • I want you to reflect about all that you have learned and put it together so that you can situate yourself within the field of psychology, using its roots as well as its projections forward. • Situating yourself in this way is useful to start thinking about your future. Do you need extra references? • No. The text is enough. • If you use extra references, do use APA style referencing and include a reference list. It is important to: • Keep the various sections of the exam clearly distinct so I can easily know what content is where. • Remember that you want to demonstrate your understanding of the subject matter through this by being specific enough, connecting things etc. • Good Luck. • I do hope you enjoy this.