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Undergraduate | USA-HLTH1055 | 2024

Lifespan Growth and Motor Development

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We all grow, but how? Study human growth through three domains of development: physical, cognitive and psychosocial. Learn the five primary periods in the lifespan. Think about how visual perception, social and cognitive development come to be.  

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Study method
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Start dates
8 Jan 2024,
24 June 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks

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Lifespan Growth and Motor Development

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:

    1. Describe the basic characteristics and principles of human growth, human development and human behaviour.
    2. Predict the factors which impact on individuals' choice and participation across the lifespan.
    3. Deconstruct change in human behaviour into influences of heredity/person, environment and demands of the task.
    4. Describe conditions that commonly present during certain stages of growth and development.

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0.125 EFTSL

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