DEP2004

Human Growth and Development

Course Code: DEP2004

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
A course in which bio-physical, cognitive and psychosocial development throughout the life span (from conception to death) will be considered, as well as problems specific to each stage. This course is required for pre-nursing students. The course carries division elective credit only.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

Prerequisite: PSY 2012.  Completion of DEP 2102 is strongly recommended as preparation for this course

Instructors:

Tameka Russ

russt@chipola.edu

Willie E. Spires

spiresw@chipola.edu

Rachel Rackard

rackardr@chipola.edu

Kassandra Starrine

starrinek@chipola.edu

Latresha Moore

bighem-moorel@chipola.edu

Sarah Gambill

gambills@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Rathus, Spencer A. HDEV 5 w/ACCESS. 5th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning. 2018. Print. ISBN: 9781337116886

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

SS-1 Identify theories, hypotheses and research methodologies that behavioral scientists use to explain, investigate and predict behaviors and social trends.

SS-2 Use appropriate social and behavioral science investigation techniques to analyze contemporary social issues.

SS-3 Identify and investigate interdisciplinary courses in the social and behavioral sciences, such as, history, criminal justice, economics, etc. and establish how these courses are inter-related from a global perspective.

SS-4 Create and utilize current technologies in developing oral and written presentations on topics relevant to subject matter under the auspices of social and behavioral sciences.

SS-5 Identify fundamental modalities used to promote understanding of differences and commonalities within diverse cultures.

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Identify the main theoretical influences of human development.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific methods and designs used in the study of human development.
  • Identify biological, psychological, and social factors that shape an individual’s development.
  • Explain the major developmental stages and changes that occur during infancy, childhood, adolescence and adulthood.
  • Deliver a well-developed oral presentation.

SS-1, SS-2, SS-3, SS-4

SS-1, SS-2, SS-5

SS-1, SS-2

SS-1

SS-3, SS-4, SS-5

Tests, Skills Demonstration, Projects

 

Read all assigned materials.

Attend and participate in class discussions.

Complete study guides and notes from class discussions and lectures.

Courses taught under the auspices of the Social and Behavioral Sciences will include an oral component, oral presentations and/or classroom discussions. Note: Online and Distance Learning Courses will not contain the oral component.

Chapters are as follows:

  • History, Theories and Methods
  • Heredity and Prenatal Development
  • Birth and Newborn Baby: In the New World
  • Infancy: Physical Development
  • Infancy: Cognitive Development
  • Infancy: Social and Emotional Development
  • Early Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development
  • Early Childhood: Social and Emotional Development
  • Middle Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development
  • Middle Childhood: Social and Emotional Development
  • Adolescence: Physical and Cognitive Development
  • Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development
  • Early Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development
  • Early Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development
  • Middle Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development
  • Middle Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development
  • Late Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development
  • Late Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development
  • Life’s Final Chapter

 

 

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