ERIC Number: EJ463291
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
From Metropolis to Never-Neverland: Analyzing Fictional Characters in a Personality Theory Course.
Carlson, Janet F.
Teaching of Psychology, v19 n3 p153-55 Oct 1992
Describes a series of writing assignments in which entry level graduate students in a personality theory class wrote four short papers interpreting the personality of a character from a children's story or comic strip. Explains that each paper utilized a different theoretical orientation: psychoanalytic, dispositional, phenomenological, and behavioral. Includes student feedback on the assignments. (DK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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