This course is an introduction to the study of the development of the individual throughout the life cycle. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships between physiological, sociological and psychological aspects of normal human development.
By the end of the course, the learner should be able to:
- Identify basic theoretical approaches to development from a cultural perspective;
- Conduct research using basic research methodologies;
- Describe developmental stages of growth and development across the life-span;
- Identify developmental issues that affect parents, children, and extended family systems in varying multicultural and diverse societies; and
- Utilize current developmental research, practices, and policies.
- Introduction to human development
- Understanding research methods
- Pre-conception to birth
- Early childhood
- Middle childhood
- Late adulthood
- Death and dying
Restriction(s): Not available to Child, Youth & Family or Child, Youth & Family Co-op majors.
|Online Test 1||25%|
|The Book of Milestones Assignment||20%|
|Unit Learning Activities (best 5 of 11, 3% each)||15%|
Additional Technical Requirements
This course will use the following:
- Zoom as a video communication tool. A Webcam, a microphone to record video, and headphones/speakers to play back the recording are also needed.
Please view the Technical Considerations for each.
*Course details are subject to change.