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Child & Adolescent Development

Enrolment code: KHB205/305

Offered: not offered in 2003

Special note: Behavioural Science (non-accredited) elective unit

Unit description:

Provides an introduction to theories and processes of human development and examines issues relating to development from conception through childhood to adulthood. Students develop an understanding of specific topics such as cognitive development, patterns of social development and the nature of, and issues faced, in adolescence and adulthood. In the laboratory component, students participate in investigations of children’s cognitive development and examine an aspect of social development.

Staff Mr PJ Tranent For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 12 lectures, 3x6-hr workshops Timetable
Prerequisites (KHA101 and KHA102 ) or (HGP101 and HGP102) or KHA100  
Mutual exclusions HGP205, KHA202, KHA250  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in Nov (40%), assignments totalling 2,500 words (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Recommended texts etc Peterson C, Looking Forward Through The Life Span, 3rd edn, Prentice Hall, Syd, 1996
Durkin K, Developmental Social Psychology From Infancy to Old Age, ISBN 0631148280
Ginsberg H & Opper S, Piaget’s Theory of Intellectual Development, ISBN 01367515801
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Behavioural Science  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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