CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT

EDU1CAD

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject we examine child development from a cognitive, physical, emotional, moral, social and psychological perspective in the context of classroom practice and intervention in a changing world. We study the history and theories of child development, physical and motor development, perceptual development, personality, attachment and attachment behaviour, the self, social competence and identity, gender and family.

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

Prerequisites Only available to students enrolled in the following courses: EBTP - Bachelor of Teaching (Primary), EBTS - Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary), EBOCE - Bachelor of Outreach and Community Education, EBTOCE - Bachelor of Teaching (Outreach and Community Education), AZAAE - Bachelor of Arts/Arts Education, SZSSE - Bachelor of Science/Science Education, EBESB - Bachelor of Educational Studies (Bendigo), EBES - Bachelor of Educational Studies (Bundoora)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects EDU1CCT

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEducational Psychology (4th Edition)PrescribedDuchesne.S, McMaugh A,Bochner S,Krause KCENGAGE 2013
ReadingsAustralian Professional Standards for TeachersRecommendedAustralian Institute for Teaching and School LeadershipAITSL.EDU.AU
ReadingsChildhoodRecommendedHoffnung, M., Hoffnung, R.J., Seifert, K.L., Burton Smith, R., Hine, A. (2010)WILEY
ReadingsVictorian Institute of Teaching http://www.vit.vic.edu.auRecommendedVITVIT

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and explain the individual differences of each child as a product of their unique cognitive,physical,emotional,moral,social and psychological developmental experiences

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Assess and present the influences of inheritance, nutrition, family, school, media and social agencies on the unique development of each individual.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Evaluate a range of theories of child and adolescent development through a process of comparing and integrating information and making judgments about their adequacy.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Analyse methods of intervention used by teachers, community and outreach education workers, youth workers etc. in attempting to modify child and adolescent behaviours for positive outcomes.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSteven Stolz

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Summary of academic literature40 01, 02
Case study analysis60 03, 04