Educ 3303

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Educ 3303
2011-06-21 12:22:27

terms to define
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  1. Rites of Passage
    are ceremonies or rituals that mark a person’s transition from one stage of life to another.
  2. Role: Family Member
    Parents expectation of their children do not always match up with how their children view their roles as family members, and this may lead to tension
  3. Role Friend
    Because they spend a considerable amount of time with their peers, peer relationships are central to one’ s life as an adolescent.
  4. Role : Student
    For adolescents who are less invested, the role is less central, and thus may come into conflict with other roles.
  5. Temperment
  6. Moral Development
    is the changes we make in our sense of justice and of what is right and wrong and in our behavior related moral issues
  7. OCEAN
    OPENNESS-to experience, independent/conforming/practical/imaginative



    AGREEABLENESS-sympathetic-fault-finding, kind, cold

  8. Prosocial Behavior
    is caring about the welfare and rights of others, feeling concern and empathy for them, and acting in ways that benefit others.[1] Evidence suggests that prosociality is central to the well-being of social groups across a range of scales. [2]
  9. Possible Selves
    are those aspects of the self that relate to the future: their aspirations, concerns, and views of what is likely to happen to them.
  10. Social Comparison
    is the desire to evaluate one’s own behavior, abilities, expertise, and opinion by comparing them to others.
  11. abstract modeling
    occurs when adolescents rely on generalized principles that underlie the behavior that they observe.
  12. Reinforcements
    play a vital role in the behavior of a child. We learn moral behavior by being positively reinforced.
  13. Bicultural Identity
    where these individuals integrate the two worlds
  14. Collectivism
    the notion that the well-being of the group is more important than that of the individual
  15. Generation Gap
    a divide between adolescence and other periods of life that supposedly reflects profound differences in behavior, values, attitudes, lifestyle choices, and experiences.
  16. Autonomy
    the development and expression of independence
  17. Reciprocal Socialization
    is a socialization process that is bidirectional; children socialize parents just as parents socialize children
  18. Co-parenting
    describes a parenting situation where the parents are not in a marriage, cohabitation or sexual relationship with one another.
  19. Nuclear Family
    is a family group consisting of a father and mother and their children, who share living quarters.
  20. Blended Family