Human Development and Learning (KCDE1203)


This unit of study focuses on contemporary understandings of human development with particular emphasis on adolescence and youth. It explores the physical, cognitive, social and emotional developmental patterns of Indigenous and non-Indigenous adolescents especially within the socio-cultural context of secondary schools. Students will be encouraged to consider all aspects of this unit of study as preparation for their first Professional Experience.

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review (15%) and essay (20%) and essay (25%) and research project (40%)

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