EDUC 742 - Developmental Psychology

Course code
EDUC 742
Developmental Psychology
Learning, Development and Professional Practice
Delivery modes
Weekly Lecture
Course director

Louise Keown

Course description

An advanced examination of theory and research in selected topics in child development.

Course overview

This course is suitable for students from a range of backgrounds (including ECE, primary, secondary, MA Education, Psychology), those working directly or indirectly with children and families and for those who are interested in conducting research and/or pursuing an academic career in developmental psychology.
Practitioners will be able to enhance their knowledge and understanding about children’s development, which can be applied to support optimal child development. Students interested in doing further research in the fields of developmental psychology and family psychology will be able to foster relevant topic knowledge and research skills through this course.
Upon completion of the course, you will be able to improve your teaching practice and/or knowledge by enhancing your understanding of how children develop, key influences on development, and how to critically evaluate developmental psychology research.

Currently scheduled classes

2020 Epsom (Semester 2): Weekly on campus sessions on Thursdays from 4:30-7:30pm starting from Thursday 30 July

Take this course

This course can be taken as a taught course in the following programmes:

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