Environmental Systems In My Life Narrative Essay by cee-cee

Environmental Systems In My Life
An application of Bronfenbrenner's theory of development to the writer's personal life.
# 107691 | 1,213 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Sep 10, 2008 in English (Narrative) , Psychology (General)

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The paper refers to Urie Bronfenbrenner's ecological theory of development that the developing person is embedded in a series of environmental systems that interact with one another and with the individual to influence development. The writer applies this theory to his personal life and his growth and development in his career. The writer discusses his dream of becoming a licensed professional counselor and how it will continue the series of environmental systems that have brought him to where he is today.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Duncan, Steve. Family Matters: Five Principles of Effective Parenting. Accessed via the internet on 7/12/07 at http://www.montana.edu/wwwpb/home/319famly.html
  • Bronfenbrenner, U. (1979). The ecology of human development: Experiments by nature and design, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.
  • Bronfenbrenner, U. (1989). Ecological systems theory. In: R. Vasta (Eds), Six theories of child development: Revised formulations and current issues (pp. 187-250). Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.
  • Bronfenbrenner, U. &Ceci, S. J. (1994). Nature-nurture reconceptualized in developmental perspective - a bioecological model. Psychological Review, 101, 568-586.
  • Bronfenbrenner U. The ecology of human development: experiments by nature and design. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press; 1979

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