PSY 2001 Child Growth and Development

This course reviews the study of human development from conception through adolescence. It includes research methods, developmental theories, addresses the major areas of development (physical, social, emotional and cognitive) and the interaction among these areas. The relationship between theory, research and practical application is emphasized along with diversity, including socio cultural, ability, gender, family, race, ethnicity, language, ability, and religion. Considerable emphasis will be placed upon the integration of theory and research through the review and practical application of personality, behavior, biological and environmental factors, assessment techniques and research methodology. IAI: S6 903; ECE 912