CDEV 53 Child Growth and Development (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception to adolescence, with an emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. Developmental theory, investigative research methodologies, observation of children, evaluation of individual differences and analysis of development at various stages.
C-ID CDEV 100
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze major developmental milestones for children from conception through adolescence in the areas of physical, psychosocial, cognitive, and language development using standard research methodologies.
- Outcome 2: Analyze how cultural, economic, political, historical contexts affect children's development.
- Outcome 3: Compare and contrast various theoretical frameworks that relate to the study of human development.
- Outcome 4: Apply developmental theory to the analysis of child observations, surveys, and/or interviews using investigative research methodologies.
- Outcome 5: Differentiate characteristics of typical and atypical development at various stages.
- Outcome 6: Analyze the importance of the early years and the interaction between maturational processes and social/environmental factors and the effects on various areas of development.