Course DescriptionThis course introduces students to the methods, theories, findings and practical applications of research in the area of child development. The focus is on describing the significant changes in physical, cognitive, social and emotional development and on explaining why these changes occur. This course also discusses the immediate contextual influences of families, peer groups, and schools as well as on the broader contextual influences of subculture, culture, and historical era.
Lectures for this course will be pre-recorded and available until the the exam period. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.