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Unit details

HSH206 - Human Development and Healthy Families

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD, Cloud (online)

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD, Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Claire Henderson-Wilson

Unit chair:

Claire Henderson-Wilson

Corequisite:

Desirable to be taking or have completed HSH105

Corequisite:

Desirable to be taking or have completed HSH105

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour seminar per week.

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour seminar per week.

Content

This unit introduces students to human growth and development in the context of family, household and community environments. It explores factors affecting growth and development and  provides an overview of biosocial, physical, cognitive and psychosocial development across the lifespan. The unit is underpinned by an ecological perspective and explores the interactions and interdependencies between individuals, families and households, the community, and society as they impact on development. Additionally, this unit considers the many issues which have the potential to enhance or inhibit human development across the lifespan.

Content

This unit introduces students to human growth and development in the context of family, household and community environments. It explores factors affecting growth and development and  provides an overview of biosocial, physical, cognitive and psychosocial development across the lifespan. The unit is underpinned by an ecological perspective and explores the interactions and interdependencies between individuals, families and households, the community, and society as they impact on development. Additionally, this unit considers the many issues which have the potential to enhance or inhibit human development across the lifespan.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Essay (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Group assignment (equivalent to 1500 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: Cloud (online) test (20 questions) 20%

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Essay (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Group assignment (equivalent to 1500 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: Cloud (online) test (20 questions) 20%

Prescribed texts

Sigelman, CK, Rider, EA & De George-Walker, L, 2013, Life Span Human Development, Cengage Learning Australia, South Melbourne, Australia.

Prescribed texts

Sigelman, CK, Rider, EA & De George-Walker, L, 2013, Life Span Human Development, Cengage Learning Australia, South Melbourne, Australia.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$2898$2996

* 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.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$2898$2996

* 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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