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School: Arts & Humanities Course Number: CHFD342 Course Name: Human Lifespan Development Credit Hours: 3 Length of Course: 8 Weeks Prerequisite: Table of Contents Instructor Information Evaluation Procedures Course Description Grading Scale Course Scope Course Outline Course Objectives Policies Course Delivery Method Academic Services Course Materials Selected Bibliography Instructor Information Instructo r : Dr. Stella Michael Makri Email: Phone: 770-709-2151 Office Hours: By email arrangement. Most questions or concerns can be managed via email. If you wish to consult with your instructor over the phone, it is best to reserve via email uninterrupted phone time. Table of Contents Course Description (Catalog) This course is a survey of human development across the life span. Course content includes terminology, principles, and theories related to genetic and environmental influences on physical, cognitive, emotional and social development. Table of Contents Course Scope This course examines seminal and contemporary models of biological, cognitive, social and emotional development across the human lifespan. Table of Contents Course Objectives During successful completion of this course students will: CO1: Trace the history of the science and practice of developmental psychology CO2: Examine the major theories of human development CO3: Differentiate the stages of the life cycle, physically, emotionally, and cognitively, in the human being CO4: Explore pathology in childhood, adolescence, early adulthood, and late adulthood CO5: Examine socio-cultural influences on human development C06: Articulate in writing critical analyses based on the synthesis of information from course relevant scholarly publications Table of Contents Course Delivery Method The delivery of this course via distance learning enables students to complete academic work in a flexible manner, completely online. Course materials and access to an online learning management system are made available to each student. Online assignments include whole class discussions accomplished in groups through a threaded discussion ... View Full Document

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