Chapter 1 - FCE 225 Development: A Definition i The orderly...

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FCE 225 Temple Odom, PhD MSU 1 INTRODUCTION Development: A Definition i The orderly and sequential changes that occur with the passage of time as an organism moves from conception to death. The Major Concerns of Science 1. Describe 2. Explain 3. Predict 4. Control Major Domains of Development 1. Physical 2. Cognitive 3. Emotional-social
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FCE 225 Temple Odom, PhD MSU 2 The Processes of Development 1. Growth 2. Maturation 3. Learning Context of Development i ECOLOGICAL APPROACH (Bronfenbrenner) 1. Microsystem 2. Mesosystem 3. Exosystem 4. Macrosystem 5. Chronosystem Timing of Developmental Events i Normative age-graded influences i Normative history-graded influences i Non-normative life events
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FCE 225 Temple Odom, PhD MSU 3 Cultural Variability i Culture: Social heritage of a people. i Learned patterns for thinking, feeling, and acting transmitted from one generation to the next. Changing Conceptions of Age i Infancy i Childhood i Adolescence i Emerging adulthood i Adulthood i Old age The Nature of Developmental Research
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course FCE 225 taught by Professor Odom during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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