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Summary – Wednesday’s Lecture Importance of EPSY for teachers Bio/psycho/social overlap Developmentally Appropriate practice Sensitive periods, timing Teacher as active agent in CD Holistic education of student C U L T R A / S O I B G P H Y E M N
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h eor ies of Child Development Agenda: What's in a theory? Child Development theories Vignettes Application of theories
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…as a way to understand child development… 1) Schema to conceptualize /explain behavior and development 2) Provides perspective from which people can base research and have informed practical work 3) Specific insights into each factor of CD In depth aspects of the multideterminsitc process of CD Theory: ". ..organized systems of principles and explanations" McDevitt, T. & Ormrod, J. (2007). Child Development and Education (4th edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall.
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How do we develop and test CD theories ? Personal observations (anecdotes) Children who go to daycare centers aren't as close to their mothers or have social adjustment problems Children who play violent videogames tend to be more aggressive toward their peers Observations collected using scientific method (data) Evolved over decades Guide practice & research
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T h eor ies Biological Behavioral Psychodynamic Cognitive Socio-cultural Developmental/ Ecological systems
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Biological Charles Darwin (1809-1882) Emphasize genetic factors; deterministic Naturalistic Observation EPSY decedents - Certain behaviors promote survival Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989) - imprinting
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