Due: Week Three
Read the case scenario carefully and respond to the questions that follow. Your response for all of the questions should be approximately 2 paragraphs. Your response should include proper support for the answers to your questions including the use of material that has been discussed in-class as well as found in the textbook or other sources. Please include an informal citation of any resources used to answer your questions although APA citations are not required. Although if you are directly quoting something or someone other than yourself that must be in quotation marks. (See notes at the seminar level for more information on APA and citations)
Scenario Self Esteem:
Pat rarely misses work and is seldom late. Pat enjoys working in the office environment because it allows many opportunities to meet and talk to others during the day. However, at this new job, Pat finds it extremely difficult to join in on the conversations around the coffee machine.
As a parent, Pat does not have much in common with the other employees. For example, the other employees do not watch children’s television shows or attend their children’s soccer games. All the employees seem to talk about is the club scene and talk shows. In addition, Pat would like to develop a friendship with Chris but is hesitant to start any sort of conversation with this person. Despite the opportunities for Pat to make friendships at work, Pat goes home feeling alone and isolated.
Respond to the following items:
1. Differentiate between the terms self-concept, self-esteem, and self-efficacy.
Self-concept is the mental image or perception that one has of oneself. Self-esteem is a confidence and satisfaction in oneself. Self-efficacy is the measure of one's own ability to...