Syllabus-psych1603.03-Spring.08

Syllabus-psych1603.03-Spring.08 - PSY1603-Fall 2007 PSY...

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PSY1603—Fall 2007 PSY 1603.03 – Developmental Psychology Course Syllabus: Fall 2007 T/Th 9:30-10:50 Instructor : Keidy Ding, M.S. Assistant: Raychel Muenke Office: CFO 814 Office: CFO 814 Email Address : Kding@twu.edu Email Address: RConnolly@twu.edu Office Hrs: T/Th 10:50- 11:50 Office Hrs: TBA *and by appointment *and by appointment Texas Woman’s University seeks to provide appropriate academic adjustments for all individuals with disabilities. This University will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and guidelines, specifically Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), with respect to providing appropriate academic adjustments to afford educational opportunity. It is the responsibility of the student to register with and provide medical verification and academic schedules to Disability Support Services (DSS) at the beginning of each semester and no later than the second week of school unless otherwise determined by the coordinator. The student also must contact the faculty member in a timely manner to arrange for appropriate academic adjustments. For further information regarding Disability Support Services or to register for assistance, please contact the office at 898-3835 (voice), 898-3830 (TDD), or visit CFO 105. All students are required to read and sign three documents, regarding academic conduct, classroom conduct, and attendance. Course Description : In this course students will explore and understand the ways in which human beings develop over the life span. By studying physical, emotional, social, and cognitive changes throughout infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood, students will gain a clearer understanding of the many processes which affect behavior from birth to death. Course Objectives : Learn basic concepts in developmental psychology, and be able to apply them to everyday life Understand the major theoretical foundations of developmental psychology Gain an understanding of people in various stages of life, and be able to understand their behavior Understand the ways in which various cultures affect life-span development Think critically and openly about issues related to life-span development Required Text Berk, L.E. (2008).
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