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COURSE SYLLABUS - DONNA AXTON - Spring 2014 - PSYC 202 Human De e!

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Sierra Nevada College

C"ur'e C"(e ) N"* C"ur'e Ti#!e +, -re(i#'./ Term ) Year/ C"ur'e Re0* N"* +CRN./ 1n'#ru-#"r/ P2"ne+'./ Emai!/ O00i-e/ O00i-e H"ur'/ C!a'' 3ee#ing Time/ L"-a#i"n/ Prere4ui'i#e' (2rom Catalog)/ C"re4ui'i#e' (2rom Catalog)/ PSYC 202 Human Development (3 credits) Spring 2014 100 ! Donna "#ton $ %& ' da#ton(sierranevada)edu David Hall * +oom 101 ,onda- . /ednesda- 1000 1 2000 ,onda-* /ednesda- 10000.11030 Patterson 213 PSYC 101 None

C"ur'e De'-rip#i"n " stud- o2 3uman development 2rom conception t3roug3 old age) P3-sical* intellectual* social* and emotional gro4t3 are e#amined in eac3 o2 t3e eig3t stages o2 development (prenatal* in2anc-* earl- c3ild3ood* sc3ool age c3ildren* adolescent* earl- adult3ood* middle adult3ood* and later adult3ood) 2rom t3e 5iological* ps-c3ological* socio.cultural and li2e.c-cle t3eoretical perspectives) S#u(en# Ou#-"me' 6pon success2ul completion o2 t3is course* t3e student 4ill 5e a5le to0 1) Demonstrate understanding o2 t3e 3ealt3- development process o2 3uman li2e t3roug3out t3e 43ole li2e c-cle) 2) +ecogni7e t3e indicators and treatments 2or at-pical development at eac3 stage 3) 8#plore met3ods o2 in9uir- and researc3 in t3is 2ield) 4) 8#amine 3uman development 2rom a variet- o2 t3eoretical perspectives &) "nal-7e t3e in2luence o2 nature and nurture in eac3 p3ase o2 gro4t3) ') "ssess t3e socio.cultural in2luences in eac3 developmental stage %) "ppl- t3is in2ormation to t3eir li2e and career) 3e#2"(' "0 A''e''ing S#u(en# Ou#-"me' Student outcomes 4ill 5e assessed using t3e 2ollo4ing0 class participation 4riting assignments closed note* in class* mid term e#amination open note* in class* 2inal e#amination student pro:ect 4it3 oral and 4ritten component

1n'#ru-#i"na! S#ra#egie' ;3is class 4ill utili7e lectures* small groups* individual 4or<* case studies* 2ield o5servations and 3ome4or< assignments) Re4uire( Te5# Human De e!"pmen# 6 a Li0e-Span 7ie86 5- +o5ert =ail and >o3n Cavanaug3 (2010) /ads4ort3 Cengage ?earning* @elmont* C") A##en(an-e "ttendance and in2ormed participation count to4ards 30A o2 -our 2inal grade) B2 -ou 3ave an e#cused a5sence or 4ill 5e a5sent 2or an e#tended period o2 time* please contact me 5e2ore.3and) ) Pre'en#a#i"n Students 4ill deliver a 10.1& minute oralCvisual presentation 43ic3 ela5orates on t3e material o2 t3is course) ;3e oral component 4ill 5e assessed on t3e 5asis o20 <no4ledge* outside researc3* e22ective communication* relation to course t3emes* and a5ilit- to encourage participation) " 2our to si# page researc3 paper 4ill 5e turned in at t3e same time) ;3is paper must include at least 3.& outside* cited re2erences) 6se ,?" or "P" st-le) DD ND; +8"D YD6+ P"P8+) Bnstead* ma<e an outline and notecards* and use t3em as a point o2 departure) ?ate polic-0 B2 -ou miss -our sc3eduled pro:ect date 4it3out contacting me 5e2ore t3e 5eginning o2 t3e class* -ou 4ill receive no credit 2or -our pro:ect) B2 -ou give t3e oral presentation* 5ut t3e paper is not completed 5- -our pro:ect date* -ou 4ill lose one point per class meeting t3at it is late) 9ra(ing P"!i-: 1&A. "ttendance) 1&A . Participation 2&A. Home4or< assignments0 Your integration and anal-sis o2 t3e material 4ill 5e presented in response papers) ;3ese responses must 5e at least one page in lengt3* ans4er t3e 9uestion t3at 4as as<ed* and re2erence t3e reading material) ;3e Psi s-m5ol means t3e assignment is accepted as complete) ;3e E s-m5ol s3o4s superior 4or<* t3e 1 s-m5ol indicates incomplete 4or<) Home4or< is doc<ed 1 point out o2 10 2or eac3 class period it is late) 10A. +esearc3 Pro:ect0 see section a5ove 2or description) PaperF% points* Dral PresentationF3 points 1&A. ,id term e#amination) ;3is e#am ta<es place during class and is closed notesC5oo<) 20A. Ginal e#amination) ;3is e#am ta<es place during 2inals 4ee< and is open notesC closed 5oo<) Please note* -ou are responsi5le 2or t3e material presented in student pro:ects* as 4ell as course lectures and reading)

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