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Developmental Psychology - Fall 2007

Dr. Terese Hall

office GC 2C32, ext. 6542, email thall@oru.edu

website drteresehall.tripod.com

 

Course Calendar

 

The following is a tentative course calendar.  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 and posted on my website.

 

Week                      Subject                                                                                                                       Text Chs.

1-8/17                     Intro & review syllabus                                                                                     

 

2-8/21                     Intro to lifespan development                                                                                            1

                               

3-8/28                     Prenatal development & birth                                                                                            2

 

4-9/4                       Physical & cognitive devel9opment in infancy                                                              3

                               

5-9/11                     Socioemotional development in infancy                                                                          4

Unit test on chapters 1-4 (September 13)

 

6-9/18                     Physical & cognitive development in childhood                                                            5

                               

7-9/25                     Socioemotional development in childhood                                                                     6                             

 

8-10/2                     Settings for development                                                                                                   7

Unit test on chapters 5-7 (October 4)

 

9-10/9                     First paper due (October 9)

Physical development in adolescence                                                                              8

 

FALL BREAK

                               

10-10/23                 Cognitive & socioemotional development in adolescence                                             9

                                       

11-10/30                 Constructing an adult life                                                                                                   10

                               

12-11/6                   Unit test on chapters 8-10 (November 6)

Relationships in adulthood                                                                                                11

 

13-11/13                 Midlife                                                                                                                                    12                           

 

14-11/20                 Cognitive & socioemotional development in later life                                                    13                           

                                Second paper due (November 20)

 

15-11/27                 Physical challenges of old age                                                                                            14

                                Unit test on chapters 11-14 (November 29)

 

16-12/4                   Death & dying                                                                                                                       15