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Developmental Psychology

Spring 2006 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.

1-1/12                     Intro & review syllabus                                                                                      none

 

2-1/17                     Intro to lifespan development; Genetics                                                          1, 2

 

3-1/24                     Genetics & prenatal development; Birth & newborn infant                          2, 3

 

4-1/31                     Unit test on chapters 1-3 (January 31)

                                Physical development in infancy                                                                      4

 

5-2/7                       Cognitive, social, & personality development in infancy                             5, 6

 

6-2/14                     Physical & cognitive development in the preschool years                           7

                               

7-2/21                     Social, & personality development in preschool years                                 8

                                Unit test on chapters 4-8 (February 23)

 

8-2/28                     Development in middle childhood                                                                    9, 10

 

9-3/7                       Physical & cognitive development in adolescence                                        11

                                First paper due  (March 9)

 

SPRING BREAK

 

10-3/21                   Social & personality development in adolescence                                         12

                                Unit test on chapters 9-12 (March 23)

 

11-3/28                   Development in early adulthood                                                                       13, 14

 

12-4/4                     Development in middle adulthood                                                                    15, 16

 

13-4/11                   Unit test on chapters 13-16  (April 11)

                                Physical & cognitive development in late adulthood                                    17

 

14-4/18                   Social & personality development in late adulthood                                     18

                                Death & dying                                                                                                      19

                                Second paper due (April 20)

 

15-4/25                   Unit test on chapters 17-19 (April 25)

                                Review for final

 

                                FINAL    EXAM