This course is an introduction to human behavior and psychological development focusing on infancy and childhood. We will examine theory and research pertaining to physical, social, and cognitive development, with emphasis on cognitive development.
Students will examine critical issues in child development, with an emphasis on understanding how knowledge about child development is generated and how it can be applied to real-world issues such as education, child-care policy, and cross-cultural understanding.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: PSYC101 OR PSYC105 OR PSYC110
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(EDST)(PSYC)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Sigler, R., Deloache, J., & Eisenberg, N., HOW CHILDREN DEVELOP, 2nd Edition.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
3 hour-exams; 3 short written assignments; final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is a Column 2 breadth requirement course. Prerequisite overrides will be signed for freshmen with AP Psyc credit.
|Instructor(s): Shusterman,Anna Times: .M.W... 11:00AM-12:20PM; Location: PAC004; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 40||SR major: 8||JR major: 8|| || |
|Seats Available: -8||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 20||FR: 0|
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