LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTLet us acknowledge that Queen’s is situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee territory. Weare grateful to be able to live, learn and play on these lands. To acknowledge this traditional territory is torecognize its longer history, one predating the establishment of the earliest European colonies. It is also toacknowledge this territory’s signi±cance for the Indigenous Peoples who lived, and continue to live, upon itand whose practices and spiritualities were tied to the land and continue to develop in relationship to theterritory and its other inhabitants today. To read more about the history of the land, see the Queen'sEncyclopedia at .COURSE DESCRIPTIONCourse InstructorDr. Michele MorningstarE-mail: [email protected]Course DescriptionThis course is designed to be an introduction to the scienti±c study of human development, with anemphasis on social, cognitive, and neurobiological processes underlying perceptual, cognitive, andemotional development from infancy to adolescence.What this course will look like:You will notice that this course follows a modular structure in which you will ±nd each week of the course.Each week is complete with readings, interactive course notes, videos, non-graded self-check activities, andassessments. Together, these instructional materials will help you work through key concepts and provideyou with ample opportunity to re±ne your skills. At the top of each week, you will ±nd the learningoutcomes and all supporting content listed below. You must complete all required tasks for each week.Textbook Material: Reading the textbook is very important for you to obtain the foundational knowledge thatis required for the course and is critical for all assessment components. Please note that you are onlyresponsible for the page numbers listed; other material will not be assessed, although you can certainly readit for interest, or use it in your essays.Interactive Course Notes: The interactive course notes are designed to cover the dif±cult and importanttopics for the week, and extend upon the current week’s material. This extension will consist of discussingother research ±ndings related to the topic (i.e., research not covered in the textbook), as well as discuss theapplicability of the material to society as a whole. All content contained in the interactive lesson notes,including the videos, is required for the course and is critical for all assessment components.UNIVERSITY OPERATING DATESJan 10Tuition dueJan 11Classes start
COURSE AUTHORElizabeth Kelley, Ph.D., Associate Professor and; Laura Lambe, Ph.D. CandidateLEARNING OUTCOMESAfter completing PSYC 251, students should be able to:1. Describe the general course of typical development from conception to late adolescence in the cognitive,linguistic, emotional and social domains to recognize their effect on one another.