CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT

EDU1CAD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will address the major areas of physical, cognitive and socio-emotional development in particular issues pertaining to puberty, sexuality, development of intelligence and identity. Contemporary socio-cultural factors that influence child and adolescent development as well as the role of parents/carers and peers are considered.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSteven Stolz

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLifespan Development: Australia/New ZealandPrescribedSantrock, S. (2014)North Ryde, NSW: McGraw-Hill.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop an understanding of the social, physical, emotional and developmental theories relating to young children and adolescents.

Activities:
Prescribed readings, lectures and in class discussions Written assessment and examination to demonstrate understanding of knowledge and skills.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Explore and appraise theoretical perspectives of the developing learner and connect learning theories as they apply to human development across the lifespan.

Activities:
In class discussion of ideas. Assessed by written assignment and presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Develop skills to identify, and cater for, the strengths and needs of children and the role of families and peers.

Activities:
Written assessment demonstrating understanding of knowledge and skills in addition to examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGenevieve Johnson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Narrated Presentation (10 minutes)Word Count Equivalence: 50020 01, 02
ArticleWord Count Equivalence: 150035 01, 03
Online ExamWord Count Equivalence: 200045 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSteven Stolz

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Narrated Presentation (10 minutes)Word Count Equivalence: 50020 01, 02
ArticleWord Count Equivalence: 150035 01, 03
Online ExamWord Count Equivalence: 200045 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Ryan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Narrated Presentation (10 minutes)Word Count Equivalence: 50020 01, 02
ArticleWord Count Equivalence: 150035 01, 03
Online ExamWord Count Equivalence: 200045 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGinette Cook

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Narrated Presentation (10 minutes)Word Count Equivalence: 50020 01, 02
ArticleWord Count Equivalence: 150035 01, 03
Online ExamWord Count Equivalence: 200045 01, 02, 03