Jul 14, 2024  
2016-2017 General Catalog 
    
2016-2017 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EEC 5705 Advanced Child Development (3)


The course will provide students with a knowledge base of the major theories of child development. It emphasizes the importance of culture, values and child rearing practices throughout early middle childhood and young adolescence. The course addresses physical, cognitive, social, emotional and language development. Salient topics include: the nature of development; prenatal development; heredity; research methods in child development; parenthood; nutrition; sensory and perceptual development; skill development; intelligence; attachment; illness and health; disabilities, peer relations family relations; puberty; and childhood and adolescent problems.



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