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Course Code: CHFD215 Course ID: 3744 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course addresses the research and theory of child development from conception through the end of childhood. Topics include the child’s emotional, perceptual, and intellectual development, with attention to the social, cultural, and biological context in which children develop. Practical applications of theory and research will be emphasized.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon completion of this course, the student will have demonstrated an ability to apply knowledge of the following:

  1. Identify major child development theories and issues.
  2. Examine research methods relevant to child psychology.
  3. Identify the major growth and development issues associated with the early life stages.
  4. Explore the biological, social/cultural, cognitive and emotional development of the child.
  5. Identify the contributions of major theorists to the study of child development.
  6. Engage in critical thinking regarding child development issues.
NameGrade %
Forums 50.00 %
Forum 1 6.25 %
Forum 2 6.25 %
Forum 3 6.25 %
Forum 4 6.25 %
Forum 5 6.25 %
Forum 6 6.25 %
Forum 7 6.25 %
Forum 8 6.25 %
Assignments 30.00 %
Final Project 30.00 %
Quizzes 20.00 %
Week 2 Quiz R 0.00 %
Week 4 Quiz R 5.00 %
Week 5 Quiz R 5.00 %
Week 3 Quiz R 5.00 %

Upon completion of this course, the student will have demonstrated an ability to apply knowledge of the following:

  1. Identify major child development theories and issues.
  2. Examine research methods relevant to child psychology.
  3. Identify the major growth and development issues associated with the early life stages.
  4. Explore the biological, social/cultural, cognitive and emotional development of the child.
  5. Identify the contributions of major theorists to the study of child development.
  6. Engage in critical thinking regarding child development issues.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.