Page 8 of 16 Brown CDFS 314-02 CDFS 314-02 Tentative Course Calendar Please note that learning modules will open and be available on the first day of the respective module. Put your best effort forward on all of your assignments. There is NO EXTRA CREDIT or re submissions in this course. NO EXCEPTIONS. Aug. 26- Sept. 1 Learning Module 1: Getting Started! Learning Objectives: after this learning unit students should be able to… •Identify course goals and objectives•Recognize the course expectations outlined in the syllabus •Locate important course information on BeachBoard •Identify reasons they are taking the course and topics they would like to see covered. Learning Activities: •Reading: The Course Syllabus •Video: Dr. Brown’s“About Me” Powtoons Assessments for Learning Module 1: •“About me” Assignment: Pleasewrite a short paragraph describing your expectations of the course and topics you would like to see covered during this semester. Also include additional characteristics about yourself that make you unique (e.g. hobbies, talents, interests, career goals, etc.). I ask that along with the paragraph you submit your picture. Feel free to be creative. This assignment is worth 15 pts and is due Sept. 1. •“Course Expectations” Quiz: This will be a 5 question multiple choice/true-false assessment of your understanding of the course expectations. This assignment is worth 10 pts and is due Sept. 1. Sept. 2 – Sept. 8 Learning Module 2: Theories and Dimensions of Development Learning Objectives: after this learning unit students should be able to… •Define what a theory is. •Summarize key features of major developmental theories. •Identify differences and similarities across major developmental theories. •Critique strengths and weaknesses of major developmental theories. •Apply concepts from developmental theories to real life scenarios. Learning Activities: •Reading: Chapter 1 pages 1-32 •Lecture: Powerpoint Presentation •Videos:oDifferences between Classical and Operant Conditioning.
Page 9 of 16 Brown CDFS 314-02 oBandura and The Bobo Doll: oPiaget and The Sensorimotor Period: o Assessments for Learning Module 2: •“Theory” Quiz:This assignment is worth 30 pts and is due Sept. 8. Sept. 9 – Sept 15 Learning Module 3: Physical Development in Middle Childhood Learning Objectives: after this learning unit students should be able to… •discuss general physical growth patterns during middle childhood. •identify the factors that influence physical development during middle childhood. •determine the ways that families, schools, & communities can support positive physical development during middle childhood.