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Developmental Psychology

Fall 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.

1-8/17                  Intro & review syllabus                                                              none

 

2-8/22                  Intro to life-span development; Genetics                                      1,2

                                      

3-8/29                  Genetics & prenatal development; Birth                                      2,3

 

4-9/5                    Unit test on chapters 1-3 (September 5)

                           Physical & cognitive development in infancy                               4,5

 

5-9/12                  Social & personality development in infancy                                6                                 

                           Physical & cognitive development in preschool years                   7

 

6-9/19                  Social & personality development in the preschool years              8         

                                                                                      

7-9/26                  Unit test on chapters 4-8 (September 26)                                                                                     

                           Physical & cognitive development in middle childhood                  9

 

8-10/3                  Social & personality development in middle childhood                  10

                          

9-10/10                Development in adolescence                                                      11,12

                           First paper due   (October 10)

Fall Break

 

10-10/24              Unit test on chapters 9-12 (October 24)

                           Physical & cognitive development in early adulthood                    13                                

 

11-10/31              Development in early adulthood                                                  13,14

 

12-11/7                Development in middle adulthood                                                15,16

 

13-11/14              Unit test on chapters 13-16 (November 14)

                           Physical & cognitive development in late adulthood                      17

 

14-11/21              Social & personality development in late adulthood                      18

                           Second paper due (November 21)

                           Thanksgiving break 11/23

 

15-11/28              Death & dying                                                                          19

 

16-12/5                Unit test on chapters 17-19 (December 6)

                           Review for final