BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

PSYC-213 - Lifespan Human Development I - 3.00 Credits

PSYC-213 - Lifespan Human Development I - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course covers human development from conception to adolescence. A variety of theoretical perspectives and research data will be examined, including the study of the physical, cognitive, psychosocial development from infancy to middle and late childhood. Theories will be considered in a multi-cultural framework.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • First Nations Speech and Language Assistant Certificate - FNSL Certificate Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Fall 2018 (September - December)
  • Prerequisites : PSYC 111, PSYC 121, or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, the student will demonstrate knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes in the following:

  • the major areas of developmental psychology and understand a scientific, critical thinking approach to the study of human development;

  • knowledge of the concepts, theories, methods, terminology and research findings appropriate to the field of developmental psychology;
  • introduction to the complex interaction of factors that constitutes development across the Lifespan;

  • knowledge of the concepts, theories, methods, terminology and research finds appropriate to the Lifespan Development Psychology;

  • acquire a facility to analyze, interpret, evaluate and understand development in prenatal, childbirth and neonatal period, physical and cognition, and psychosocial in infancy, preschoolers, and 6 to 12; and
  • introduction to First Nation perspective on Human Lifespan Development.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Irwin, Donald B. & Simmons, Janet A. Lifespan Development Psychology. Dubuque: Wm. C. Brown Communication, Inc.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    PSYC-213-V1
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    TH9:00AM - 12:00PM04 Sep 201818 Dec 2018
     
    PSYC-213-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    M1:30PM - 4:30PM04 Sep 201818 Dec 2018