For this milestone assignment, you will begin working on Section I: Background of the final project.
Develop an outline of the background section of the final project. List the principle background ideas such as relevant biographical information and historical events that may have influenced the theorist. (Martin Seligman: Positive Psychology and Learned Helplessness) Identify the key concepts of your theory. Begin to formulate your ideas on how the theory is used today. This outline will help structure and organize the background section of the final project. You have just begun to research your selected theory, so this assignment may help you identify sections that need further research.
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