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- Introduction to the lifespan perspective
- Theories of human development
- Research designs and methods related to human development
- Physical development in infancy, childhood, Adolescence and adulthood
- Cognitive development in infancy, childhood, adolescence and adulthood
- Socioemotional development in infancy, childhood, adolescence and adulthood
- Contemporary issues in developmental psychology
- Chat Rooms
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Welcome letter
- Printable format materials
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This subject aims to provide students with an understanding of human development. Students will gain familiarity with the main theories of human development and the processes, periods, and issues in development. The subject will also address topics in relation to the physical, cognitive and socioemotional development of individuals from infancy to adulthood. Students will be given the opportunity to develop professionally relevant skills and experience in applying statistical knowledge to answer research questions relevant to developmental psychology.
Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the subject.
- Review Report (25%)
- Research Report (35%)
- Invigilated Exam (40%)
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