Freud, introducing the first theorist to compare/contrast. List the key points of the theory, strengths/weaknesses, likes/dislikes, and implications for students with differing needs and abilities.
Erikson, introducing the second theorist to compare/contrast. List the key points of the theory, strengths/weaknesses, likes/dislikes, and implications for students with differing needs and abilities.
Personal thoughts in opinions on both theories and which would you support one over the other.
Freud's ideas differed from Erickson's theory as he did not address the development throughout the life of the person. Freud begins from birth wherein the first stage (Oral Stage) ranging from 1-3 years is characterized by a child's primary source of pleasure, which is through the mouth, via sucking, eating and tasting. Also included in phase is the (Anal Stage) wherein children gain a sense of mastery and competence by controlling bladder and bowel movements (Cherry, 2012).
The next stage ranges from 3-6 years which is considered the (Phallic Stage) wherein children's libido's energy is focused on the genitals and they begin to identify with their same-sex parent. This stage is followed by the next phase in life ranging from 7-11 years that is labeled by Freud as the (Latent Period). This period is characterized by ...
Discusses developmental theories on Freud and Erikson.