Development and Learning in Childhood and Adolescence
Your upfront cost: $0
- 25 Oct 2021
QS RANKING 2021
Times Higher Education Ranking 2021
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 (eg. physical, cognitive, social and moral domains (GTSD 1.1.1, 1.2.1);
- 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, 2.2.1, 2.3.1);
- know and understand literacy strategies to support language and literacy needs of all students, including those with developmental and cognitive delay, as well as gifted and talented students and students from Indigenous backgrounds (GTSD 2.4.1, 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.
Candidature in the Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education Primary.
- 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
- Other requirements -
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.
The subject explores the field of Developmental Psychology that helps us understand the learning needs of children and adolescents as they develop. A range of theories will explore the different developmental frameworks and physical, cognitive, social and emotional domains. Developmental differences as well as teaching strategies to respond to these differences will be investigated.
- Formal written assessment involving synthesis of the literature - 2000 Words (50%)
- Formal written assessment with a focus on application - 2000 Words (50%)
Current study term: 24 Oct 21 to 04 Feb 22
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.