EDUC 107: Child Development and Learning
Chapter 2: Biocultural Foundations
The use of material and symbolic tools that accumulate over time, are passed on through
social processes, and provide resources for the developing child
Child Development Study Guide:
Empirical Evidence: information gained through systematic observation and experiments
study of child development uses scientific methods to explain ways in which people grow over
developmental scientists: experts who s
Study Guide Chapter 1
1. What is the study of human development and what time frame does it include?
The study of human development
o Helps us understand how human beings change from the time of conception
Time frame it includes
o Through the childhood
Development not only occurs on a continuum with expectations that overlap age
ranges but also is integrated across domains. For example, language development
requires intact cognitive skills to construct conceptual frameworks and physical
development to c
Infant/toddler development proceeds in a predictable sequence: infants crawl before they walk,
babble before they talk, and so on. But when each developmental milestone is achieved varies from
child to child. A primary task of child care consultants will
This integration of development across domains has implications for the overall
course of a childs development. A developmental disability or delay identified
in any one area will affect other developmental domains as well. For example, a
child with visio
Study Guide 12
1. How does social class predict out of school time and what impact might that have on
Middle class students spent much of their out of school time in ways that were preparing
them for their roles as high achieving stude
Study guide ch. 2
Study Guide: Chapter 2
The idea that development is innate or in-born is called _
What does performationism believe?
What does genetic determinism believe and what was a historical consequence of its
Who are two supporte
Chapter 3: Conception, prenatal development and birth
Gestation is the period from conception to birth
Three phases of pregnancy
Zygote from conception to about two weeks
Embryo from two weeks to eight weeks
Fetus from eight weeks to forty weeks
Study guide: ch. 1
Study Guide: Chapter 1
What is development?
What period does the field of human development cover?
from _ to _.
What is empirical evidence and why use it? _
The text divides development into 3 large domains. What are they and ar
Study Guide Chapter 9
1. What is socialization?
The process of developing cultural values and rules for behavior
2. What are self-concept and self-esteem? How do they relate to one another?
Self-concept: a cognitive construction that reflects the childs l
Study Guide Chapter 11
What are concrete operations and how do they relate to childrens performance in the
Concrete operations are the third stage in piaget theory [7-12], during this stage a
childs mental activities become more logical w
STUDY GUIDE CHAPTER 5
1. What is habituation? How is it related to novelty responsiveness?
Habituation The process in which a baby compares each new stimulus based on previous
exposures thus learning about the stimulation [repeated exposure-boredoms]