CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT

EDU1CAD

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced to theories ranging from a cognitive, physical, emotional, moral, social and psychological perspective in the context of contemporary classrooms with the intent of understanding how children learn and develop. Lectures and tutorials will aim to apply key psychological principles to educational contexts as a means to demonstrate how an understanding of learning processes and develop can inform teaching practice.

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

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEducational Psychology (4th Edition)PrescribedDuchesne et al., 2013CENGAGE

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 in the context of the contemporary classroom, particularly in relation to how children learn and develop.

Activities:
1, 2 and 3
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Analyse case studies as a means 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:
1, 2 and 3
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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

Activities:
1, 2 and 3
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2016, 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*
1. Research assignment30 01, 03
2. Case study analysis50 01, 02
3. Online quizzes and reflections20 01