HPS202 - Child and Adolescent Development

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Subhadra Evans

Email: HPS202@deakin.edu.au

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: HPS772
Contact hours:

Trimester 2 Burwood (Melbourne) and Waurn Ponds (Geelong): 1 x 1 hour seminar per week; 3 x 1 hour masterclasses per trimester; 1 x 1 hour recorded class per week

Trimester 2 Warrnambool: 1 x 1 hour seminar per week; 3 x 1 hour recorded masterclasses per trimester; 1 x 1 hour recorded class per week

Trimester 2 Cloud (online): 1 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminar per week; 3 x 1 hour masterclasses per trimester (live streaming or recording); 1 x 1 hour recorded class per week

Trimester 3 Cloud (online): 1 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminar per week; 3 x 1 hour recorded masterclasses per trimester; 1 x 1 hour recorded class per week

Note:

Campus students are required to attend practical classes

Content

The unit addresses the study of several aspects of child development (cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, biological, motor, moral, developmental disorders) from infancy to adolescence using a variety of theoretical orientations, and involves applying the processes of development to understand real-life problems.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Annotated bibliography (1000 words) 20%

Assessment task 2: Policy brief (1500 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 40%

Prescribed texts

There is no prescribed text for this unit. All readings will be provided via CloudDeakin.

Unit Fee Information

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