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HDS209 - Diversity in Childhood and Adolescence

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Linda Wilson





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 2 hour class and 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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 task 1: Exercise (1280 words) 32%
Assessment task 2: Team assignment (2000 words) 50%
Assessment task 3: 3 x quizzes 18%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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