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HPS202 - Child and Adolescent Development

Unit details

Year2017 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






Incompatible with: HPS772
Contact hours:

Trimester 2 Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week and 1 x 2 hour practical seminar per fortnight.

Trimester 3 Cloud (online): 1 x 2 hour cloud (online) seminar per fortnight


Campus students are required to attend practical classes


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 apply the processes of development to understand real-life problems.


Assessment task 1: Minor written assignment (plus brief reflection 1000 words) 20%

Assessment task 2: Major written assignment (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.

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