Human Development in Context (EDPE5002)

UNIT OF STUDY

A core unit of study that critically examines theories from developmental psychology in the light of contemporary theory and research, drawing especially on insights provided by Dynamic Systems Theory and neurobiology The aim is to understand the complexity of cognitive, emotional, social, moral and languate development as children engage with the multiplicities of their experience of being in the world. Seminars also focus on research in human development and learning, how to conduct research and how to read research findings with critical minds.

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Classes

1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment

1x seminar presentation (20%) and 2000wd review paper (30%) and 1x3000wd final paper (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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