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Developmental Psychology

Fall 2005 Revised Course Calendar

 

 

The following is a revision of the course calendar appearing in your syllabus.  It is subject to change if required by university scheduling, additional time required on a particular chapter, or other unforeseen events.  Any changes to this calendar will be announced in class well in advance.

 

Week                              Subject                                                                         Text Chs.

1-8/18                  Intro & review syllabus                                                              none

 

2-8/23                  Intro to life-span development; Genetics                                      1,2

                                      

3-8/30                  Genetics & prenatal development; Birth                                      2,3

 

4-9/6                    Unit test on chapters 1-3  (September 6)

                           Physical & cognitive development in infancy                               4,5

 

5-9/13                  Social & personality development in infancy                                6                                 

                           Physical & cognitive development in preschool years                   7

 

6-9/20                  Social & personality development in the preschool years              8         

                                                                                      

7-9/27                  Unit test on chapters 4-8  (September 27)                                                                                    

                           Physical & cognitive development in middle childhood                  9

 

8-10/4                  Social & personality development in middle childhood                  10

                          

9-10/11                Development in adolescence                                                      11,12

                           First paper due   (October 13)

Fall Break

 

10-10/25              Adolescence                                                                            12

                           Unit test on chapters 9-12  (October 27)                                                          

 

11-11/1                Development in early adulthood                                                  13,14

 

12-11/8                Development in middle adulthood                                                15,16

 

13-11/15              Unit test on chapters 13-16  (November 15)

                           Physical & cognitive development in late adulthood                      17

 

14-11/22              Social & personality development in late adulthood                      18

                           Second paper due (November 22)

                           Thanksgiving break 11/24

 

15-11/29              Death & dying                                                                          19

 

16-12/6                Unit test on chapters 17-19  (December 6)

                           Review for final