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Life-Span Development
PSYC 271
Fall 2008 not offered

This course summarizes classic and current theory and research on human development, highlighting the life-span perspective on development and the interacting contributions of biology and environment. Commonalities and differences among ethnic groups and cultures are considered, as are the broader social contexts within which individuals develop. Implications for educational practices and social policy are also discussed.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation, Speaking
On a regular basis throughout the course students will be asked to interpret empirical findings from research in psychology pertaining to various human development issues. This will take place in the context of class discussions. In addition, students will be assigned a group project for which they are required to orally present opposing sides of a controversial issue relating to human development.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM PSYC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PSYC105 OR PSYC101
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(EDST)(PSYC)

Last Updated on MAR-29-2023
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