PSY 321 Syllabus.pdf - Undergraduate Course Syllabus PSY 321 Child Development Center Online Course Prerequisites PSY 108 and PSY 211 Course Description

PSY 321 Syllabus.pdf - Undergraduate Course Syllabus PSY...

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P a g e | 1 Syllabus Last Updated 7/9/2019 Undergraduate Course Syllabus PSY 321: Child Development Center: Online Course Prerequisites PSY 108 and PSY 211 Course Description This course focuses on psychological development from infancy through late childhood. Research and theoretical perspectives will be used to help students understand contemporary issues and themes central to childhood development, including: biological, cognitive, and social-emotional characteristics of development and the interplay between them. Course Outcomes Analyze the contributions of psychological theory and research to the modern day application of devel- opmental psychology Utilize developmental milestones to differentiate between typical and atypical childhood development Illustrate the impact of social and cultural diversity on the diagnosis and treatment of childhood disor- ders Analyze issues in childhood development for their impact on childhood development domains Student Outcomes After completing this course, students should demonstrate the ability to: Communicate in depth, both orally and in written form, about major concepts, theories, and empiri- cal findings in childhood developmental psychology Communicate in depth, both orally and in written form, about several childhood developmental issues of current relevance and apply them to the world around us Understand and be able to explain the characteristics of the science of developmental psychology, vari- ous research methods used by developmental psychologists, and the ethical guidelines used by childhood developmental psychologists Show developed ability in critical, scientific thinking through written work including a research paper as well as discussions in class Collaborate effectively with peers to present research (i.e., literature review) findings effectively Required Materials Using your learning resources is critical to your success in this course. Please purchase directly through SNHU’s online bookstore, MBS Direct , rather than any other vendor. Purchasing directly from the bookstore ensures that you will obtain the correct materials and that the Help Desk, your advisor, and the instructor can provide you with
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P a g e | 2 Syllabus Last Updated 7/9/2019 support if you have problems. The Development of Children Lightfoot, Cynthia Worth Publishers, Inc.
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