LIFE COURSE DEVELOPMENT

SWP2LCD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will draw on first year psychology studies and explore human development within a social context, drawing out implications for social work practice.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM, HZSKP (BHS&MSW). All others require coordinators approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLooking forward through the life spanRecommendedPeterson, C 20146TH EDN, MELBOURNE: PEARSON-PRENTICE HALL.
ReadingsUnderstanding human development: a multi-dimensional approachRecommendedHarms, L 2009SOUTH MELBOURNE, VIC: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop a solid knowledge and understanding of the stages of human development over the life span, particularly as a framework for understanding the lived experience of people in Australian society.

Activities:
On-line learning activities and face-to-face two-hour weekly workshops.

02. Analysed life span development from class, ethnicity and race, ability, lifestyle, gender and sexual preference points of view, and their impact on human development and the different experiences of individuals and families through the life cycle

Activities:
On-line learning activities and face-to-face two-hour weekly workshops.

03. Demonstrate an understanding of social work practice implications of normative and non-normative development

Activities:
On-line learning activities and face-to-face two-hour weekly workshops.

04. Demonstrate a preliminary understanding of Intergenerational relations by looking at the interaction of population groups.

Activities:
On-line learning activities and face-to-face two-hour weekly workshops.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Minimum of 12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line reading and other activities."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 x on-line quizzes (equivalent to 500 words each)Assessment of student understanding of key development concepts and related theoretical frameworks. Quiz 1 opens in week 3 and Quiz 2 opens in week 6.20 02
One 2,000-word lifecourse development assessmentAnalysis of development across the life course using a case study with application of broad range of concepts and theories of development 50 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,000-word paperAnalysis of a specific life transition using concepts and theories of subject content. 30 03, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Minimum of 12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line reading and other activities."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 x on-line quizzes (equivalent to 500 words each)Assessment of student understanding of key development concepts and related theoretical frameworks. Quiz 1 opens in week 3 and Quiz 2 opens in week 6.20 02
One 2,000-word lifecourse development assessmentAnalysis of development across the life course using a case study with application of broad range of concepts and theories of development 50 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,000-word paperAnalysis of a specific life transition using concepts and theories of subject content. 30 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Polkinghorn

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Minimum of 12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line reading and other activities."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 x on-line quizzes (equivalent to 500 words each)Assessment of student understanding of key development concepts and related theoretical frameworks. Quiz 1 opens in week 3 and Quiz 2 opens in week 6.20 02
One 2,000-word lifecourse development assessmentAnalysis of development across the life course using a case study with application of broad range of concepts and theories of development 50 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,000-word paperAnalysis of a specific life transition using concepts and theories of subject content. 30 03, 04

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Minimum of 12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line reading and other activities."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 x on-line quizzes (equivalent to 500 words each)Assessment of student understanding of key development concepts and related theoretical frameworks. Quiz 1 opens in week 3 and Quiz 2 opens in week 6.20 02
One 2,000-word lifecourse development assessmentAnalysis of development across the life course using a case study with application of broad range of concepts and theories of development 50 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,000-word paperAnalysis of a specific life transition using concepts and theories of subject content. 30 03, 04

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Minimum of 12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line reading and other activities."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 x on-line quizzes (equivalent to 500 words each)Assessment of student understanding of key development concepts and related theoretical frameworks. Quiz 1 opens in week 3 and Quiz 2 opens in week 6.20 02
One 2,000-word lifecourse development assessmentAnalysis of development across the life course using a case study with application of broad range of concepts and theories of development 50 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,000-word paperAnalysis of a specific life transition using concepts and theories of subject content. 30 03, 04