PSYCH 220

Human Development: Life Span

Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Interaction of psychological, biological, and social influences on behavior and psychological development through the life span.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 12: A, B, C, D, E, P, T, I (Inclusive grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

5. Apply knowledge of human development to real world

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to apply knowledge of human development to addressing real-world issues.Measurement: Short writing assignments and in-class activities.

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1. Basic developments and patterns across the lifespan

Learning Outcome

Students will understand and remember the basic developments that occur across the lifespan, the basic patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior characteristic of individuals at each stage of the lifespan, and the important individual and contextual influences on human development.Measurement: Multiple choice and short essay questions.

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2. Key concepts and theories

Learning Outcome

Students will understand the key concepts and theories that are predominant in the literature on human development.Measurement: Multiple choice and short essay questions.

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3. Communicate about human development

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to more effectively communicate verbally and in writing about human development. Measurement: Research papers or other writing assignments.

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4. Analyze and evaluate human development ideas

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze and critically evaluate ideas, arguments, and points of view about human development. Measurement: Research papers or other writing assignments.