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									SEMINAR ASSIGNMENTS AND DUE DATES (Revised March 15, 2004.)
# DATES                    TOPICS                      NOTES & ASSIGNMENTS DUE
                                ►Greetings & Overview
                        Description of Course & Overview of
                         Expectations
                                                                       1.   Review your syllabus (sent via email)
                        Seminar Paper: Getting Started Now
1    January 12                                                             before class meeting.
                        Review of Database Searches
                                                                       2.   Bring your questions to class.
                        Re-Introduction to your Portfolio
                        Using the Personal Portfolio Review
                        “Taking Sides” Debates (Groups Assigned)
     January 19                              Martin Luther King Day: No Classes
                             ►Personal Strategic Planning I            1.   Read Kuther, Chapters 7, 8, 9
                        Where am I headed?                            2.   Portfolio Planning Assignment
                              o A first career?                             Due
2    January 26
                              o Graduate school?                       3.   Graduate School Exploration
                              o Both, or other options?                     Exercises
                        How will I get there?                         4.   Strong Vocational Inventory
                             ►Personal Strategic Planning II
                                     Self-Assessment
                                                                       1.   Typed Proposal for Seminar Paper
                        Self Assessment Exercises
3    February 2                                                             Topic Due (See Kuther, Chapter 5)
                        Completion of vision statement and personal
                                                                       2.   Taking Sides Topic Selection Due
                         strategies

                         ►Focus on the Ethics of Psychologists         1.   Review the APA Ethics Code before
                        Review of Ethical Standards & Decision             class.
4-
     February 9-16       Making Processes                              2.   Review your personal values
5
                        Group Ethics Analyses Based on Case                statement
                         Examples                                      3.   Read Slife, Issues 1, 2, 13
                              ►Preparing for Employment
                        Brief reports on career project               1.   Review Kuther, Chapter 8
                                                                       2.   Career Research Project Due
6    February 23        Résumé and Cover Letter Writing
                                                                       3.   Bring "Want ad" for a job of
                        Job Interviewing: Tips and Techniques”             interest
                        Prep time for debates
                              ►Interviewing Skills
                        Mock interviewing with peer-feedback          1.   Draft Cover Letter Due (attach
7    March 1            Reflection & Discussions regarding                 copy of “want ad” to draft)
                         interviews                                    2.   Draft Résumé Due
                        Prep time for debates
     March 8                                            Spring Break Week!
                        ►Group Portfolio Review
                        Feedback on Draft Portfolio                   1.   Draft Portfolio Due in Class (Grade
8    March 15           ►Taking Sides Presentation I                       penalty for failure to bring it!)
                        ► Planning Session for
                         Senior Seminar Papers
                                                                       1.   Brief outline of seminar paper with
                                                                            a 5-10 article reference list due.
                        Taking Sides Presentation II
                                                                            (Attach first page of all articles
9    March 22           Interview Practice
                                                                            cited.)
                        Community Service Issues and Values
                                                                       2.   Final Résumé Due
                                                                       3.   Final Cover Letter Due
                        Taking Sides Presentation III
10   March 29           Focus Group: Improving the
                         Mansfield Psychology Program
                        Taking Sides Presentation IV
                                                                       1.   Final Portfolio Due
11   April 5            Prof. Chabala: Interpreting Your
                         Vocational Inventory Data
                                                                       1.   Draft of Seminar Paper Due
                        Practice Session for Presentation
12   April 12                                                          2.   Draft of Power Point Presentation
                         of Seminar Papers
                                                                            Due
13   April 19                        ► Presentation of Seminar Papers (Written Papers Due)

14   April 26                                   ►Presentation of Seminar Papers
     May 5 (Wed)
15                             SENIOR EXIT EXAMINATION (Note Changed Time for Finals Week)
     5:00 pm
                                                                                       Revised 3-15-04

								
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