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.
|Unit name||Development Through the Lifespan|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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|Teaching Pattern||2 hr lecture weekly, 2-hr practical class weekly (13 weeks)|
|Assessment||2-hr examination (50%), assignments totalling 2,500 words (50%).|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
|Required||Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.|
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