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Middle Childhood and Adolescent Development
MID & ADOLSNCE
CLASS CODE: CHILD 320 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: CHILD & FAMILY STUDIES
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Advanced theory and development of elementary school aged children and adolescents, including physical, social, and cognitive development. Biological and environmental conditions affecting development and learning. Emphasis on application of current research.
DESCRIPTION: Advanced theory and development of elementary school aged children and adolescents, including physical, social, and cognitive development. Biological and environmental conditions affecting development and learning. Emphasis on application of current research.
TOPICS: The School Years: Biosocial Development
The School Years: Cognitive Development
The School Years: Psychosocial Development

Adolescence: Biosocial Development
Adolescence: Cognitive Development
Adolescence: Psychosocial Development
OBJECTIVES: Students will apply theories of child development, both typical and atypical, and apply current research with emphasis on cognitive, motor social-emotional, communication, adaptive ,and aesthetic development in learning, family, and community contexts.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Complete formal observations of children in the middle years in a variety of settings.
2. Observe/apply classroom knowledge in a practicum setting and document efforts through written anecdotal records.
PREREQUISITES: Grade of B- or above in CHILD 210 and CHILD 100 or ECSE 100
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003