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HPS772 - 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

Email: HPS772@deakin.edu.au

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: HPS202
Contact hours:

Trimester 2 Burwood and Waurn Ponds: Weekly 1 x 2 hour class; 1 x 2 hour seminar per fortnight;

Trimester 2 Warrnambool: Online independent and collaborative learning activities including Weekly  1 x 2 hour recorded class; 1 x 2 hour seminar per fortnight; weekly consultation via the Psychology Hub at Warrnambool;

Trimester 3 Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including Weekly 1 x 2 hour recorded class; 1 x 2 hour cloud (online) seminar per fortnight.

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: Minor written assignment (1250 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.

Unit Fee Information

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