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Theories Of Growing And Learning

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This course examines theories of growing and learning 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.

This graduate-level course is 4 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 4 weeks

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    Emotional, Social, and Moral Development

    • Analyze the relationship of self-concept and social development to student learning and behavior.
    • Explain the development of moral reasoning and self-control from birth through adolescence.
    • Describe emotional development from birth through adolescence.

    Fundamental Theories and Investigative Methods

    • Compare fundamental human development theories.
    • Describe research processes used in the field of human development.
    • Identify ethical issues in the human development field.

    Physical Development, Cognitive Development, and Intellectual Power

    • Describe how physical development relates to social and cognitive development.
    • Analyze physical development from birth through adolescence.
    • Analyze the stages of cognitive development from birth through adolescence.
    • Describe intellectual power and its measurement.
    • Explain the effect of intellectual power on learning.

    Language Development

    • Describe how language development relates to social and cognitive development.
    • Describe the components of language development.
    • Differentiate language development theories.
    • Compare the language development of diverse populations.
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