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child1_ch1_Intro_f07 - Slide 1 Infant and Child Development...

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Slide 1 Infant and Child Development Kim Carpenter, PhD Tuesdays and Fridays: 8:10-9:30 am 123 Scott Hall
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Slide 2 Nuts and Bolts Course website: https://sakai.rutgers.edu /portal . Required Text : Santrock, J. W. (2007). Child Development (11th ed.) . New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Reserve copies Required Course Readings: PowerWeb at http://www.dushkin.com/powerweb /. Username: articles Password : articles Lifespan Required Turnitin.com account No plagiarism please!
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Slide 3 Grading Procedures: Exams=66%: Three exams will be used to calculate your overall exam grade (220 points per exam/ 660 total points) Optional 4 th exam No make-ups Response Papers=18%: Three response papers (60 points each/ 180 total points) Worksheets=10%: Four PowerWeb worksheets on course readings (25 points each/ 100 total points) Class Participation=6%: Completion of in-class assignments and participation during class (60 total points)
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Slide 4 Conduct Cell phones off Conversation down Honorable behavior
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Slide 5 What if? Imagine what your development as a child would have been like in a culture that offered fewer or distinctly different choices than your own. How might your development have been different if your family had been significantly richer or poorer than it was?
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Slide 6 Intriguing Questions… How are fetuses in the womb influenced by the events occurring in the outside world, and how do such influences shape their development? Can changes in diet and upbringing compensate for genetic abnormalities? In what ways is brain development affected by experience ?
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Slide 7 More Intriguing Questions… What makes it possible for infants to acquire their native language so rapidly with no special training? When do children become aware that other people have thought processes of their own, and what makes this awareness possible? What leads to the marked differences in levels and forms of aggression between boys and girls early in childhood?
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Slide 8 More Intriguing Questions… How does nonmaternal care affect the development of children? What causes some children to be bullies ? When role do parents play in their children’s development? What about siblings and peers ?
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Slide 9 1—Introduction It is not always clear how childhood experiences affect later life. Studying children helps parents, teachers,
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