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EDU303 : Child Development

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Course Info

Course Category

Psychology

Course Level

Undergraduate

Credit Hours

3

Pre-requisites

N/A

Instructor

Dr. Aneeq Ahmad

Course Contents

Overview of Growth and Development Factors Affecting Development: Biology and Environment Twin and Adoption Studies Continuity of Development National Surveys & Epidemiological Studies Self-Reports and Observation Correlation and Experimentation Case Studies and Studies Using Combined Methodologies Structural-Organismic perspectives & Psychodynamic Theory Piagetian Theory & Vygotsky’s Sociocultural View Behaviorism and Cognitive, Social Learning Theories Socio-cultural Theory and Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Theory Ethological and Evolutionary Approach Prenatal Development and Birth: Stages of Prenatal Development Prenatal Development and Birth: Birth and the Beginnings of Life Newborn: Socio-Cultural Perspective Infancy: Sensation, Perception and Learning Brain, Body, Motor Skills and Sexual Maturation: Nervous System and Brain Development in Infancy Brain, Body, Motor Skills and Sexual Maturation: Nutrition, Physical Growth, Sexual Maturation & Sleep Patterns Brain, Body, Motor Skills and Sexual Maturation: Being Over or Underweight and Obesity Brain, Body, Motor Skills and Sexual Maturation: Need for exercise Play for growth and Security Emotional Development and Attachment: Emotions and Emotional Regulation Emotional Development and Attachment: Development, Nature and Quality of Attachment Emotional Development and Attachment: Theories of Adolescent Emotional Maturation Emotional Development and Attachment: Resilience and Coping with Traumatic Experiences Language and Communication: Theories of Language Development Language and Communication: Social and Creative Uses of Language Language and Communication: Nature of Language and Thought in Infancy Language and Communication: Multilingualism, Education and Mother Tongue Intelligence and Achievement: Individual Differences in General Abilities and Intelligence Intelligence and Achievement: Achievement Motivation and Intellectual Performance Intelligence and Achievement: Learning Theories and Classroom Teaching Socialization: The Family, Peers and Friends: The Family System Socialization: The Family, Peers and Friends: Determinants of Parenting, Childrearing Practices and Styles Socialization: The Family, Peers and Friends: Sibling and Peer Relations Gender Roles and Gender Differences: Sex and Gender Roles Gender Roles and Gender Differences: Theories of Gender Identity Morality, Altruism and Pro-social Development: Theories of Moral Development Morality, Altruism and Pro-social Development: Altruism and Pro-social Development Developmental Psychopathology: Risk and Protective Factors Developmental Psychopathology: Genetic Abnormalities and Genetic Counseling Developmental Psychopathology: ADHD and Autism Developmental Psychopathology: Aggression, Behavioral Problems and Conduct Disorders Developmental Psychopathology: Special Children and Children with Learning Disabilities