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Week 3 Overview

This step gives you an overview of week 3.

Welcome to Week 3 of ‘Social & Emotional development: How to support teenage wellbeing. Below you will find an overview of Week 3:

During this week we will be focusing on the following topics:

  • The bioecological systems model
  • The effect of teenage stereotypes
  • Self-esteem in teenagers

By the end of the week you will have learnt how to use a theoretical model to explain how teenagers are impacted by social and cultural influences. You will also have learnt how society’s attitudes towards teenagers can affect self-esteem.

Task summary

Below is a summary of the tasks for this week’s learning.

  • Read the discussion step to recap on the ‘bioecological systems model’ as well as reading and article to learn about ‘stereotyping and attitudes towards teenagers’. –Steps 3.2 (Discussion) and 3.6 (Article)
  • Apply theory to real-life context using the exercise provided. – Step 3.4 (Exercise)
  • Complete the 2 microlectures – ‘Introduction to teenagers and risk-taking’ and ‘different reasons for risk-taking’ and reflect and reply using the questions provided – Steps 3.3 and 3.7 (Microlecture)
  • Complete the multiple choice quiz to check your understanding – Step 3.8 (Quiz)

Reflect & Reply

Please reflect upon the key questions below and respond using the comments below.

Any questions about the topic this week?
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