Courses & Units

Development Through the Lifespan KHA262

Introduction

The unit approaches human development from a lifespan perspective (infancy to old age). The lecture sequence focuses on cognitive development and social-emotional development. These aspects of development are examined in each of the major periods of development: infancy, childhood (early, middle and late), adolescence and adulthood. The lab classes focus on the development of skills associated with developmental psychology: accurate observation strategies, interviewing, and empirical investigation strategies with children in the cognitive and social development fields. Students will also address theoretical issues in developmental psychology in a short series of class debates.

Summary

Unit name Development Through the Lifespan
Unit code KHA262
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Teaching staff Prof D Paton (Coordinator)
Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

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Band Field of Education
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Teaching

Teaching Pattern2 hr lecture weekly, 2-hr practical class weekly (13 weeks)
Assessment2-hr examination (50%), assignments totalling 2,500 words (50%).
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