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Adolescence
ADOLESCENCE
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.

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.
TAUGHT: Fall and Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Adolescence: Biosocial Development
Adolescence: Cognitive Development
Adolescence: Psychosocial Development
GOALS AND 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 adolescent 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, SOC 210 or PSYCH 201. Child Development Majors: CHILD 100 and ECSE 100. Sophomore standing or above.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004