Fall 2011 syllabus

Fall 2011 syllabus - (Please note This syllabus is...

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(Please note: This syllabus is tentative and may be re-negotiated or changed given the needs of our class) Psychology 205 – Child Development, Fall 2011 Instructor: Dr. Patti Owen-Smith Phone: 770 - 784-8322 Email: [email protected] or via Learn Link “Patti Owen-Smith” Office: 317 Seney Office Hours: By appointment Texts: The Development of Children (6 th Ed.), by Michael Cole, Sheila R. Cole, and Cynthia Lightfoot About this class: The Psychology of Child Development introduces the student to the field of Developmental Psychology. The major focus will be on those concepts necessary to an understanding of the process of growth from conception through adolescence. This is a course for active learners. Therefore, the format of the class will include some lecture, class discussion, group work, class presentations, and a theory/practice-service/learning format. There are two distinctive features to this class: (1) In-class discussion and collaborative group work will be significant components. While I will lecture on a regular basis, I will also expect you to take much of the leadership and ownership of the class. You have important ideas to share!! You will also collaborate with other students in assigned working groups. This means that you will work on group projects with one another. If you are opposed to group work, this is not the class for you. (2) Theory/Practice-Service Learning (TPSL) incorporates an integration of the theory of the classroom with actual experience in the local community. Therefore, you will work in a social service agency or educational system within Newton County for the
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course PSYCH_OX 205 taught by Professor Dr.owen-smith during the Fall '11 term at Emory.

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