|Certificates: The Study of Education|
This course is an introduction to human behavior and psychological development focusing on infancy and childhood. We will examine theory and research about motor, social, emotional, language, and cognitive development, with emphasis on cognitive development.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(PSYC)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
All required readings will be posted on Moodle by the professor and will be primary source journal articles in developmental science, textbook excerpts, and other selections.
The Siegler, Deloache, & Eisenberg textbook How Children Develop is an excellent resource for background information. It is not required but it is optional and recommended for students who have less background in psychology and/or who prefer learning from textbooks. (The 3rd edition is optimal but a copy of a used 2nd edition is fine.) 3rd edition ISBN 978-1429217903.
|Examination and Assignments: |
1 midterm, 1 final exam, 3 short papers, occasional brief homework.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is a column 2 Breadth Requirement course.
|Instructor(s): Shusterman,Anna Times: .M.W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: JUDD116; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 35||SR major: 13||JR major: 12|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 10||FR: 0|