Bioecological Theory Notes

Bioecological Theory Notes - (Bio)ecological Theory of...

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(Bio)ecological Theory of Human Development FSHD 447A 1/20/09
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(Bio)ecological Theory Set forth by Urie Bronfenbrenner (1979), a leading theoretician of human development . Original theory was “Ecological Theory of Human Development” Recent reformulations recognize role of biology (genetics) in development. Belongs to a category of contemporary theories called Developmental Systems Theories Shared perspective on the nature of human development.
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Developmental Systems Perspective Human development involves… Reciprocal (bidirectional) person-environment relations (active organism, active context) Change and relative plasticity across the lifespan Person and environment as integrated, multilevel, organized system Historical embeddedness and change Diversity and individual differences
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The PPCT Model (Bronfenbrenner, 1994, 1998) 4 Components of the PPCT Model The developmental P rocess Characteristics of the P erson The C ontext of Human development The Dimension of T ime
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The Context of Human Development (Bronfenbrenner, 1979)
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