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HPS772 - Child and Adolescent Development

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:

Trimester 2: Merrilyn Hooley

Trimester 3: Kimberlee Burrows

Email: HPS772@deakin.edu.au

Incompatible with: HPS202
Contact hours:

One 2 hour class per week, and one 2 hour practical seminar per fortnight.
Campus students are required to attend practical seminars and are highly recommended to attend classes. Weekly readings are prescribed and to support flexible delivery of unit content, cloud (online) classes are available for each topic

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

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

Assessment task 1: Minor assignment (brief plus reflection 1300 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

Unit fee information available soon

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