Discussion Board #1
1. Briefly describe the theoretical positions of a trait-and-factor and a developmental theorist
2. Identify the major propositions of Brown’s values-based theory
3. What are the primary factors involved in the individual’s perceptions of accessibility to occupations according to Gottfredson?
4. Super’s theory has been described as “white bread” or culturally biased by some? Defend the use of Super’s ideas with minorities.
5. Discuss Krumboltz’s idea of preparing people for conditions of uncertainty.
Here is a website with some good historical information regarding Parson’s and Trait-Factor theory: http://wps.ablongman.com/wps/media/objects/208/213944/trait.pdf
Discussion Response Guidelines: Use the 3-2-1-Q discussion format. Disscussion posts should always be thoughtful and courteous and include some references or direct evidence from the unit’s content, readings, or assignments to support your statements.