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Unit details

HDS209 - Diversity in Childhood and Adolescence

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Linda Wilson

Incompatible with:

HDS102

Contact hours:

2 hour class and 1 hour seminar per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit aims to provide students with an understanding of the nature of diversity in development. Content includes: genetics and embryology; the developing individual as a multi-dimensional being; risk factors in child and adolescent development; biological and environmental issues and ongoing development including neurological, sensory and physical impairments, severe and multiple disability, Autism and developmental disorders.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Exercise (1000 words) 20%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (2000 words) 50%

Assessment task 3: 3 x quizzes 30%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2338$2516

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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