Class Schedule

Fall 2012
Course schedule subject to change at the discretion of the professor or if circumstances warrant.
Dates
Topic
Readings/ Assignment
Aug 20
Introductions and Course Overview
Research Topics & Group Development
Syllabus
Aug 22
Introduction to Development
Developmental Theorists
Ch. 1
Aug 27
Genetics & Prenatal Development
Ch. 2
Aug 29
Genetics & Prenatal Development, cont.
Ch. 3
Sept 3
Labor Day: No Class

Sept 5
Birth and Newborns
Ch. 4
Sept 10
Infancy and Toddlerhood: Physical Development
Video: Science of Babies
Ch. 5
Sept 12
Infancy and Toddlerhood: Physical Development
Group #1:

Sept 17
Infancy and Toddlerhood: Cognitive Development
Ch. 6
Sept 19
Infancy and Toddlerhood: Cognitive Development
Group #2:

Sept 24
Infancy and Toddlerhood: Emotional and Social Development
Ch. 7
Sept 26
Infancy and Toddlerhood: Emotional and Social Development
Group #3:

Oct 1
Early Childhood: Physical Development
Ch. 8
Oct 3
Early Childhood: Physical Development
Group #4:

Oct 8
Fall Break

Oct 10
Early Childhood: Cognitive Development
Ch. 9
Oct 15
Early Childhood: Cognitive Development

Oct 17
Early Childhood: Emotional and Social Development
Group #5:
Ch. 10
Oct 22
Early Childhood: Emotional and Social Development

Oct 24
Midterm Exam

Oct 29
Middle Childhood: Physical Development
Ch. 11
Oct 31
Middle Childhood: Physical Development
Group #6:

Nov 5
Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development
Ch. 12
Nov 7
Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development
Group #7:

Nov 12
Middle Childhood: Emotional and Social Development
Ch. 13
Nov 14
Middle Childhood: Emotional and Social Development
Group #8:

Nov 19
Adolescence: Physical Development
Ch. 14
Nov 21
Thanksgiving Break

Nov 26
Adolescence: Cognitive Development
Ch. 15
Nov 28
Adolescence: Cognitive Development
Community Experience Due
Dec 3
Adolescence: Emotional and Social Development
Ch. 16
Dec 5
Adolescence: Emotional and Social Development

Dec 10
Final Exam, Exam time is from 8:00-10:30