BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

PSYC-223 - Lifespan Human Development II - 3.00 Credits

PSYC-223 - Lifespan Human Development II - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course covers human development from adolescence to late adulthood. A variety of theoretical perspectives and research data will be examined, including physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development. Theories will be considered in a multi-cultural Indigenous framework.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Indigenous Human Services Diploma - Diploma Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2024 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : PSYC 121, PSYC 111, or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

    • demonstrate a clear understanding of the major areas of developmental psychology including the scientific and critical thinking approaches to the study of human development;

    • gain knowledge of the concepts, theories, methods, terminology and research findings appropriate to the field of developmental psychology;

    • articulate understanding of the complex interaction of factors that constitutes development across the lifespan;

    • exhibit the ability to analyze, interpret, evaluate and understand development in physical and cognition, and psychosocial in adolescence, young, middle and late adulthood through written and verbal work;

    • clearly demonstrate the understanding of the concept of cultural death systems, grieving, and bereavement including First Nations; and

    • describe an Indigenous perspective for adolescence to late adulthood.

    Text and Materials:
  • Irwin, Donald B. & Simmons, Janet A. (1994). Lifespan Development Psychology. Dubuque: Wm. C Brown Communications, Inc.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    F1:00PM - 4:00PM08 Jan 202419 Apr 2024