This course examines growing and learning theories from birth through adolescence. The stages of life and the developmental domains including physical, language, cognitive, and emotional, social, and moral are emphasized. In addition, participants explore investigative methods and research processes in human development.
Emotional, Social, and Moral Development of the Concept of Self Development
Explain the development of moral reasoning and self-control from birth through adolescence.
Analyze the relationship of self-concept and social development to student learning and behavior.
Describe emotional development from birth through adolescence.
Cognitive Development and Intellectual Power
Explain the effect of intellectual power on learning.
Describe intellectual power and its measurement.
Analyze the stages of cognitive development from birth through adolescence.
Compare the language development of diverse populations.
Differentiate language development theories.
Describe the components of language development.
Describe how language development relates to social and cognitive development.
Analyze physical development from birth through adolescence.
Describe how physical development relates to social and cognitive development.
Fundamental Theories and Investigative Methods
Identify ethical issues in the human development field.
Describe research processes used in the field of human development.
Compare fundamental human development theories.
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