CHILDHOOD IN CONTEMPORARY TIMES

EDU1CCT

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students examine typical and atypical child development from a holistic perspective in the context of a changing world. Students explore genetic and environmental forces which shape this unique pattern of growth and development in the context of educational practices. Students study the history and philosophies of child development, current research and the practical application of developmental knowledge.



SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCarla Jeffrey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLifespan DevelopmentPrescribedSantrock, John. W. (2014)McGraw-Hill Education

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain a range of developmental theories.

Activities:
lectures, tutorials and online activities

02. Identify and explore the impact of contemporary issues relating to child and adolescent development.

Activities:
lectures, tutorials and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Demonstrate knowledge and apply typical and atypical holistic understandings of child and adolescent development.

Activities:
lectures, tutorials and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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