The purpose of this Final Project Assignment is for you to recognize human development and outcomes (e.g., developmental constructs, processes, milestones, and stages) through the lifespan of an influential person. You will describe this persons development through cognitive, physical, and social-emotional processes at various key periods, and how his or her development is influenced by nature (genetics), nurture (environment), or both.
For this Final Project Assignment, you will read a biography about an individual of your choosing. Think about leaders, artists, composers, researchers, professors, and otherwise influential people, etc. The person you choose should be someone who has had an impact (positive or negative) on others and/or on society.
For this part of your Final Project Assignment, you are to provide a brief summary of the individual and the biography you selected for your Final Project Assignment.
To prepare for this Summary of your Final Project Assignment: Review the Final Project Assignment Overview and consider the criteria for your biography selection. Select the individual and the biography you want to learn about for this Final Project Assignment.
For this Assignment:
Write a 100- to 200-word summary that includes: The name of the person you selected At least one developmental theory that you believe is appropriate to include in your final project The appropriate APA reference of the biography Note: This Assignment will not be graded, but is required for the course. By Day 7