Ashford 2: - Week 1 - Discussion 1
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Now that you are familiar with I/O psychology, if you wanted to pursue a career in this area, what could you do between now and graduation to make this career possible? What unique opportunities does the field of I/O psychology present in the workplace? In which area of I/O psychology would you specialize?
Your initial post should be a minimum of 250-300 words. You must use at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed source that was published within the last five years and is cited according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ posts. Respond substantively to at least two of your peers who chose a career path that is different from the path you chose. What, if any, additional steps would they need to take to fulfill these goals? Why would these additional steps be helpful? If there are any students that have similar career paths as the one you have chosen, what advice can you offer them?
To pursue a career in this field, I would first make a conscious decision that this is the right career choice for me. Secondly, I would research what p