LIFE COURSE DEVELOPMENT

SWP2LCD

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSean MacDermott

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM, HZSKP (BHS&MSW) or HBCSW, HBCSB, HBCS, HBCSD, HBCSM, HBCSS (Bachelor of Community Services) or HBCSVB HBCSVD HBCSVS HBCSVM HBCSVW & HBCSV (Bachelor of Community Services) All others require coordinators approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Understanding human development: a multi-dimensional approach

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorHarms, L

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSOUTH MELBOURNE, VIC: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS.

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Source locationN/A

Looking forward through the life span

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorPeterson, C

Year2014

Edition/Volume6TH EDN

PublisherMELBOURNE: PEARSON-PRENTICE HALL.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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.
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
03. Demonstrate an understanding of social work practice implications of normative and non-normative development
04. Demonstrate a preliminary understanding of Intergenerational relations by looking at the interaction of population groups.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVirginia Mansel Lees

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour 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.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2
One 2,000-word lifecourse development assessment Analysis of development across the life course using a case study with application of broad range of concepts and theories of developmentN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 1,000-word paper Analysis of a specific life transition using concepts and theories of subject content.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerryn Bagley

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour 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.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2
One 2,000-word lifecourse development assessment Analysis of development across the life course using a case study with application of broad range of concepts and theories of developmentN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 1,000-word paper Analysis of a specific life transition using concepts and theories of subject content.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour 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.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2
One 2,000-word lifecourse development assessment Analysis of development across the life course using a case study with application of broad range of concepts and theories of developmentN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 1,000-word paper Analysis of a specific life transition using concepts and theories of subject content.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Dandenong (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on weekdays 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.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2
One 2,000-word lifecourse development assessment Analysis of development across the life course using a case study with application of broad range of concepts and theories of developmentN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 1,000-word paper Analysis of a specific life transition using concepts and theories of subject content.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Mildura, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean MacDermott

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour 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.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2
One 2,000-word lifecourse development assessment Analysis of development across the life course using a case study with application of broad range of concepts and theories of developmentN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 1,000-word paper Analysis of a specific life transition using concepts and theories of subject content.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMishel McMahon

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour 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.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2
One 2,000-word lifecourse development assessment Analysis of development across the life course using a case study with application of broad range of concepts and theories of developmentN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 1,000-word paper Analysis of a specific life transition using concepts and theories of subject content.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4