Reflective Writing: Impostor Syndrome
Due: November 3
To learn about impostor syndrome and write reflectively about your
experiences as a programmer.
For this writing assignment, you will do the following:
- Research impostor syndrome. You should describe what it is,
what its effects are, and how many people are affected by it. You will
need to find at least one source on this. (To cite it, just provide a link
and say what the source is)
- Next write about whether you have experienced this as a computer science
major. If so, describe when, and how it has affected you. If you have not
experienced impostor syndrome as computer scientist, but have in other areas of
your life, you can write about that instead.
- Read the article Programmer
Imposter Syndrome: 6 Ways to Get Over Yours by Ethan Urie. Summarize this
article, and discuss his tips for dealing with this issue. Talk about
his tips and whether or not you think they would be effective.
- Lastly, describe another way that you think one could combat impostor
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