For our fifth week we will look at Late Stage Adult Development, Goal Setting and Plagiarism. You will also submit your final Reflective Paper.
As mentioned, this week, you will be looking more closely at your personal goals and sharing at least one of them with the class. To that end, consider that goals can be set on different levels. You can create a “life” goal as well as smaller goals to work toward. Attached is an interesting site for considering and reviewing the process. Here is a link and brief.
Your Lifetime Goals
The first step in setting personal goals is to consider what you want to achieve in your lifetime (or by a time at least, say, 10 years in the future), as setting Lifetime Goals gives you the overall perspective that shapes all other aspects of your decision making. To give a broad, balanced coverage of all important areas in your life, try to set goals in some of these categories (or in categories of your own, where these are important to you):
What level do you want to reach in your career?
How much do you want to earn by what stage?
Is there any knowledge you want to acquire in particular? What information and skills will you need to achieve other goals?
Do you want to be a parent? If so, how are you going to be a good parent?
Do you want to achieve any artistic goals? If so, what?
Is any part of your mindset holding you back? Is there any part of the way that you behave that upsets you? If so, set a goal to improve your behavior or find a solution to the problem.
Are there any athletic goals you want to achieve, or do you want good health deep into old age? What steps are you going to take to achieve this?
How do you want to enjoy yourself? - You should ensure that some of your life is for you!
Do you want to make the world a better place? If so, how