Development and Learning in Childhood and Adolescence
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- 26 Jun 2023
- 23 Oct 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of theories and research to explain the sequences of development of children and adolescents and identify factors influencing this development (e.g., physical, cognitive, social and moral domains (GTSD 1.1.1, 1.2.1, 1.3.1, 1.4.1);
- demonstrate knowledge of child and adolescent development to show an understanding of appropriate teaching strategies including differentiation and universal design for learning to promote student participation (GTSD 1.5.1, 1.6.1, 2.1.1);
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of teaching strategies that address developmental differences (GTSD 2.1.1, 2.5.1);
- demonstrate the ability to use developmental assessment information to set appropriate learning goals and improve student learning (GTSD 3.1.1, 3.3.1, 5.4.1); and
- use developmental assessment information to implement a range of strategies to modify student learning plans, and understand strategies for reporting to students and parents/carers (GTSD 5.1.1, 5.4.1, 5.5.1, 7.3.1).
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Students who commenced the Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education (Primary) in 2020, 2021 and 2022 are required to take this subject. To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
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Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Understanding the learning needs of children and adolescents as they develop is critical to your future as an educator of young people. In this subject you will explore the field of Developmental Psychology and analyse a range of theories which explore the different developmental frameworks and physical, cognitive, social and emotional domains. You will learn about developmental differences and investigate teaching strategies to help you respond to these differences in the classroom. This subject teaches you how to use developmental assessment information to better support student development and learning. You’ll also learn some strategies for reporting results to parents and carers.
Assessment 1: Written task. 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3 Assessment 2: Written task. 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 4, 5
- Written Task - 2000 Words (50%)
- Written Task - 2000 Words (50%)
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