LIFE COURSE DEVELOPMENT

SWP2LCD

2016

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-ordinatorJennifer Lehmann

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

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

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLife span human developmentRecommendedSigelman, C., Rider, E., & De George-Walker, L. 2013SOUTH MELBURNE, VIC: CENGAGE LEARNING.
ReadingsLooking forward through the life spanRecommendedPeterson, C 20085TH 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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours directed reading 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*
One 1,000-word paper: Psycho-social assessment of developmentAnalysis of development using psychosocial assessment tools.25 02
One 2,000-word equivalent e-Portfolio using online medium.Analysis of development across the life course using a case study.50 01, 02, 03, 04
one 1,000-word paperAnalysis of life transitions25 03, 04

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Lehmann

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours directed reading 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*
One 1,000-word paper: Psycho-social assessment of developmentAnalysis of development using psychosocial assessment tools.25 02
One 2,000-word equivalent e-Portfolio using online medium.Analysis of development across the life course using a case study.50 01, 02, 03, 04
one 1,000-word paperAnalysis of life transitions25 03, 04

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Polkinghorn

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours directed reading 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*
One 1,000-word paper: Psycho-social assessment of developmentAnalysis of development using psychosocial assessment tools.25 02
One 2,000-word equivalent e-Portfolio using online medium.Analysis of development across the life course using a case study.50 01, 02, 03, 04
one 1,000-word paperAnalysis of life transitions25 03, 04

Mildura, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Barry

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours directed reading 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*
One 1,000-word paper: Psycho-social assessment of developmentAnalysis of development using psychosocial assessment tools.25 02
One 2,000-word equivalent e-Portfolio using online medium.Analysis of development across the life course using a case study.50 01, 02, 03, 04
one 1,000-word paperAnalysis of life transitions25 03, 04