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Developmental Psychology Spring 2009

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.

1-1/8                       Intro to lifespan development                                                                                            1

                               

2-1/13                     Intro; Prenatal development                                                                                               1, 2

 

3-1/20                     Birth & the newborn; Physical development in infancy                                                3, 4

                               

4-1/27                     Cognitive development in infancy                                                                                    5

                                Social & personality development in infancy                                                                 6

                                                               

5-2/3                       Unit test on chapters 1-6 (February 3)

                                Physical & cognitive development in preschool years                                                 7

 

6-2/10                     Video

                                Social & personality development in preschool years                                                  8

 

7-2/17                     Physical & cognitive development in middle childhood                                               9

Social & personality development in middle childhood                                                10

 

8-2/24                     Unit test on chapters 7-10 (February 24)

Physical & cognitive development in adolescence                                                        11

 

9-3/3                       Social & personality development in adolescence                                                         12

First paper due (March 3)

 

10-3/10                   Physical & cognitive development in early adulthood                                                  13

                                Social & personality development in early adulthood                                                   14           

 

SPRING BREAK  

 

11-3/24                   Unit test on chapters 11-14 (March 24)

                                (Spring Revival 3/26)

 

12-3/31                   Development in middle adulthood                                                                                    15, 16

 

13-4/7                     Physical development in late adulthood                                                                          17

Second paper due (April 9)

 

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

                                Unit test on chapters 15-18 (April 16)

 

15-4/21                   Death & dying                                                                                                                      19