Content with Disciplines : Human Development

Psychology Integration SL Year-long Course

This Capstone Seminar in the fall is part of a 2-course sequence. The overarching theme for both courses is “Culmination and Integration— A Year in Living the Mission of LMU.” The Capstone Seminar in Fall 2015, drawing on the Bio-Psycho-Socio/Cultural model and the gifts of discernment and Ignatian Spirituality lay the theoretical foundation for a more practical aspect of the year-long objectives in Spring 2016. The seminar in the fall (Part I) is designed to enliven the first 2 pillars of the LMU Mission, the Encouragement of Learning (in all its forms) and the Education of the Whole Person. The…

Action-oriented research: Strategies for engaged scholarship

How can family scholars use action-oriented research to work with community partners and develop useful knowledge about their practices and programs? This article aims to answer this question by providing practical strategies such as how to: develop collaborative relationships; determine sound research questions; follow guidelines to select and design research projects; and collect and disseminate data. Small, S.A., & Uttal, L. (2005). Action-oriented research: Strategies for engaged scholarship. Journal of Marriage and Family, 67(4), 936-948. Full Text.

Developmental Psychology

Overview: This course examines human development from conception through early adulthood with special a special focus on issues related to race, class & gender.  It involves a 12-hour service-learning component in Head Start preschool classroom in Bridgeport CT where you will have the opportunity to act as “participant observers” and learn directly from the children, their teachers, and their families about child development and the complex array of biological, psychological, social, and political issues that impact on the course of healthy development. This course fulfills the U.S. Diversity requirement. Required Text: Berk, L.E.  (2012).  Infants, children and adolescents. (7th Edition). …

Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Course Description: The course will examine individual, group, organizational and societal theories of human development and their relevancy for social work practice. Students will use the theoretical paradigms presented to examine individual and social issues arising in social work practice. Fifteen hours of field work are required as a context for applying class room learning and preparing a case study for class presentation.   Required Texts: Zastrow, C.H., & Kirst-Ashman, K.K. (latest edition). Understanding human behavior and the social environment. Belmont, CA: Brookes/Cole. NASW Code of Ethics, most recent edition. Other assigned readings will be provided from: Fine, M., Weiss,…

Aging

Institution: College of the Canyons Discipline: Sociology Title: Aging Instructor: Patricia Robinson Sociology of Aging Section #29414 Th 11:00-12:15, C 204 Instructor: Patricia Robinson, Ph.D. Office: M 212 Phone: 661.362.3992 Office Hours: M 11-12, T 1-2:30, Th 1-2:30, and Fridays by Appointment Campus email: robinson_p@mail.coc.cc.ca.us Course Goals: The Sociology of Aging entails two primary goals. The first goal is to introduce students to the sociological study of social gerontology or, more specifically, aging. By using the “sociological perspective,” students will examine the cultural, social, and political structures that define the aging process, The worldwide variation between “sociological age” and “chronological…

Children’s Communication Development

Communication 422 – Children’s Communication Development Dr. Armeda C. Reitzel Professor, Communication National Service-Learning Peer Mentor Office: Telonicher House (#54), Room 110, acrl@humboldt.edu Course Description: This 4 semester unit course covers the language and communication behavior of children from birth through early adolescence. Strategies for facilitating language development in children and improving communication with children are emphasized. A service-learning experience with children is a critical component of this course. Course Objectives: 1. You will define and explain the concepts of communication, language, competence, performance, acquisition, learning, communication climate, multiculturalism, and multilingualism. 2. You will articulate, analyze and evaluate the major…

Human Development

Fall 2002, ECE 107: Human Development TTH 11:40 12:55pm Pueblo D 118 CRN#11956 Instructor: Bethann Monier Johnson Office: Pueblo B 109 Phone: 206 5107 Office hours: MW 9 10 am, TTH 10 1130 a.m. Email: Bethann.Johnson@pima.edu Course Description ECE 107 is a study of the human lifespan from conception through old age, which includes current and historical theories in physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development. Course Goals To examine life span development, critically assess research and real life situations, observe objectively, analyze your observations, speak and write with clarity, and use positive interpersonal skills. Attendance, Homework & Participation Policy Please attend…

Dying: The Final Stage of Living

Department of General Studies Spring Semester 2003 “Dying: The Final Stage of Living” PROFESSOR: Dr. Kathryn D. Marocchino COURSE HOURS/LOCATION: Thursday: 19:00 21:50 PM, in CLS 102 REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: The Last Dance: Encountering Death and Dying by DeSpelder & Strickland, Mountain View: Mayfield Publishing Company, 2002 (6th edition) REQUIRED ACTIVITIES: Ten (10) hours of mandatory community service through Vallejo’s Kaiser Permanente Hospice Program (dates and hours to be determined and coordinated through Kaiser) PREREQUISITE: English Composition EGLI 00 (may be taken concurrently) OFFICE HOURS: W/Th: 11:00 13:00 and T/W/Th: 14:30 17:00 (by appointment) in the Community Service Learning Center (located…

Child and Family Sciences – Children and Families in Crisis

CHILD AND FAMILY SCIENCES 133-S COURSE DESCRIPTION: Crises experienced by children and their families; separation, divorce, remarriage and the consequent formation of step-relationships, death, alcoholism and drug abuse, child abuse, disabilities, and other topics. LEARNING OUTCOMES: This class will provide you the opportunity to examine children and families in crisis. Unlike the typical university course, the content of this class, in some situations, may elicit strong emotional responses. The outcome of our exploration will be a deep understanding of the impact of crisis on the human experience and the ability to assist yourself and others ‘in coping with crisis. Specifically,…

Child Growth and Development

EDF 334, EDF H 334 3 semester credit hours Fall, 2000 9:30 – 10:45 Tu/Th, EDF 334, Room 320 Tillman Hall 2:30 – 3:45 MAV, EDF H 334, Room 103 Tillman Hall The mission of the School of Education is to prepare outstanding, reflective practitioners in education, counseling, and human resource development through the provision of diverse experiences in content, method, and research that empower professionals to be effective members of the communities in which they live and serve. Office location: 409-D Tillman Hall, Office Hours: M-W 3:45-4:30 pm, Tu-Th 11: 00 am- 12:15 pm, Tu 5:15-6:15 pm These office…

Adolescent Development

BLAU 203 W 1:00-3:45 PM OFFICE HOURS: M W 10:00-11:30 AM, & by appt., 122 Children’s School, nr. Harkness Chapel, COURSE DESCRIPTION and OBJECTIVES. An examination of adolescence and youth with emphasis on personal, real-life, and timely topics that can be tied to current scholarly inquiry. This course will include lectures, group and class discussions, and multimedia presentations. Relative to the goals of the course, students will: consider the historical and social contexts of adolescent development; learn theories regarding the physical, cognitive, psychosocial, sexual, and moral development of adolescents; be exposed to current research and theory on risk factors affecting…

Children and Families in a Multicultural Society

OFFICE HOURS: M W 10:00-11:30, M 1:00-3:45 and by 122 Children’s School, nr. Harkness Chapel, OLIN 014 COURSE DESCRIPTION and OBJECTIVES. Through research literature and multi-media, this course examines the influences of culture, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, societal inequity, and racism upon the growth and development of children, adults and families. The course includes an emphasis on contemporary issues related to families and children in a diverse society including child-rearing, education, and media influences. Perceptions and mis-perceptions regarding children and families of diverse backgrounds are considered. Students are expected to grasp general and specific concepts and issues regarding…

Intro. Human Development – Social World of Children & Families

COURSE DESCRIPTION and OBJECTIVES. This course examines human physical, cognitive and psychosocial development from conception through death and dying with particular emphasis upon social development. Children and families are considered within their immediate and extended contexts. Students are expected to grasp general and specific concepts and milestones regarding human development throughout the life span. They are also expected to make practical connections between course curriculum and service learning observations and experiences, and to think knowledgeably and critically about the theoretical frameworks, concepts, and social issues that affect the development of children and families in today’s diverse and ever-changing world. REQUIRED…

Speech Communication – Children’s Communication Development

This course will be offered fall semester 1999 for the first time as a four semester unit course with at least one full semester unit devoted wholly to service-learning. Students will be introduced to service-learning pedagogy through lecture, discussion, readings, and in-class presentations. They will experience service-learning by engaging in a service4earning project involving preparation, action, reflection, and celebration (PARC). Course Description: This 3-semester-unit course covers the language and communication behavior of children from birth through early adolescence. Strategies for facilitating language development in children and for improving communication with children are emphasized. Course Objectives 1. To provide you with…