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Developmental Psychology - Spring 2007

 

Dr. Terese Hall

office GC 2C10, ext. 6542, email thall@oru.edu

website drteresehall.tripod.com

 

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 and posted on my website.

 

Week                      Subject                                                                                                                   Text Chs.

1-1/11                     Intro & review syllabus                                                                                     

 

2-1/16                     Intro to lifespan development                                                                            1

                                (Thursday cancelled because of weather)

 

3-1/23                     Genetics & prenatal development; Birth & newborn infant                          2, 3

 

4-1/30                     Birth & newborn                                                                                                  3

Unit test on chapters 1-3 (February 1)

                               

5-2/6                       Development in infancy                                                                                      4-6

                               

6-2/13                     Physical & cognitive development in the preschool years                           7

                               

7-2/20                     Social, & personality development in preschool years                                 8

                                Unit test on chapters 4-8 (February 22)

 

8-2/27                     Development in middle childhood                                                                    9, 10

 

9-3/6                       First paper due (March 6)

Physical & cognitive development in adolescence                                        11

                               

10-3/13                   Social & personality development in adolescence                                         12

                                Unit test on chapters 9-12 (March 15)

 

SPRING BREAK

 

11-3/27                   Physical & cognitive development in early adulthood                                  13

                                Spring revival 3/29 no class

 

12-4/3                     Social & personality development in early adulthood                                   14

Physical & cognitive development in middle adulthood                               15

 

13-4/10                   Social & personality development in middle adulthood                               16

Unit test on chapters 13-16 (April 12)                               

 

14-4/17                   Development in late adulthood                                                                         17, 18                     

                                Second paper due (April 19)

 

15-4/24                   Death & dying                                                                                                      19

                                Unit test on chapters 17-19 (April 26) - optional

 

                                FINAL    EXAM