Course Flow

DATE

TOPIC  

READING

Assignments/Tests

Sep.  27

Syllabus; Introductions

 

 

         29

Biological influences; Theoretical Foundations of Developmental Psychology

Newman & Newman, Ch. 1 & 3

 

Oct.    4

Continue Theoretical Foundations;

N & N, Ch. 2

 

          6

Psychosocial Theory and Pregnancy/prenatal

N & N, Ch. 4

"Whale Rider" Response

         11

Continue Pregnancy/prenatal

 

 

         13

Infancy

N & N, Ch. 5

Psychosocial Analysis of Pregnancy

         18

Infancy; Toddlerhood

N & N, Ch. 6

 

         20

Continue Toddlerhood

 

 

         25

Early School Age

N & N, Ch. 7

Test #1 - Ch. 1-6

         27

Continue Early School Age

 

Preschool observation due

Nov.    1

Middle Childhood 

N & N, Ch. 8

 

          3

Middle Child Panel Discussion; Early Adolescence

N & N, Ch. 9

 

          8

Continue above

 

Panel write-up #1 due

        10

Later Adolescence

 N & N, Ch. 10

"Mohawk Girls" Response

        15

Continue above

Packet: "A Racial/Cultural Identity Development Model", “Helms' White Racial Identity Development Model" and "Entre una roca y una pared"

 

        17

Later Adolescence; Early Adulthood

N & N, Ch. 11

Miguel Case Study Response

        22

Early Adulthood

 

Test #2 - Ch. 7-10

        24

Middle Adulthood;

N & N, Ch. 12

 

        29

Continue Middle Adulthood; Begin Later Adulthood

N & N, Ch. 13

 

Dec.   1

Continue Later Adulthood

 

 

          6

Aging Panel Discussion; Very Old Age

N & N, Ch. 14; Reading packet-"Social Work..."

 

          8

End of Life 

 

Bio/Autobio Analysis
           13     Final test-1:30; Panel write-up #2 due