ECME sp 08 mt 1 rev-2

ECME sp 08 mt 1 rev-2 - ECME 101 Introduction to Child...

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ECME 101 – Introduction to Child Growth, Development & Learning Review for Exam 1 SPRING 2008 Chapter 1 Review Material Define child development and identify related research areas. Describe the three components of child development (i.e., physical, cognitive, and social) and give examples of each. Discuss the importance of nature and nurture in child development. Describe behavior genetics and identify three ways in which researchers in this field study child development. State the definition of a theory and describe five functions of theories. Construct a table comparing and contrasting the main theories of child development. Discuss ethical issues that arise in conducting research with children and summarize the most important ethical principles guiding this research area. Explain different ways in which parents and professionals can use child development research to guide their interactions with children. What is the relationship between research, theory and practice in child development? Why are theories useful? Terms covered during this section:
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ECME 101 taught by Professor Atencio during the Spring '08 term at New Mexico.

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ECME sp 08 mt 1 rev-2 - ECME 101 Introduction to Child...

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