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San Jose State University CHAD 163 CRITICAL ISSUES IN ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT Spring 2010 1:30-2:45 (T, Th) SH 313 Instructor: Dr. Sudha Kaul Office: SH 318 Phone: 924-3741 Email: sudhakaul04@gmail.com Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:45-11:45am and by appointment REQUIRED READING Steinberg, L. (2008). Adolescence . (8th Edition). New York: McGraw- Hill. MISSION OF THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION The mission of the College of Education at San Jose State University is to prepare professional educators for service in a diverse, technologically complex democracy. In support of the mission, the faculty are committed to the preparation of professionals who will: make decisions affecting educational policy and practice from a reflective perspective; create educational contexts which enable all students to learn and achieve; accept responsibility for the improvement of the human condition; conduct and apply research on teaching and learning; model teaching excellence by demonstrating subject matter competence and sound pedagogical principles; promote public education as an institution necessary to democracy; take part in the cultural and intellectual life of the community. MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT The mission of the Child and Adolescent Development program is to develop educated persons: intelligent, well- informed, responsible life-long learners who take an active interest in the world around them. The goal is to prepare individuals who have a command of various theories and milestones of human development; an appreciation of the influences of parents, peers, teachers, social institutions, and other socializing agents on all domains of development throughout childhood and adolescence; an appreciation of the special considerations relevant to cultural, ethnic, social class, and gender diversity; an awareness of the effects of different child-rearing practices or conditions on the fulfillment of development promise (e.g., parenting styles, day care, divorce, child abuse); an understanding of individual differences (e.g., learning styles, abilities, handicaps) and how to accommodate them; and a sensitivity to the community and diversity in people of all ages. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES
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