This course focuses on developmental theory and
research as applied to the process of learning
and education, age three to twenty-one. Emphasis
will be placed in the following areas: candidates
gaining knowledge to both differentiate and
integrate multiple theoretical views on
development; candidates gaining a better
conceptual understanding of commonalities and
differences in development; and, candidates
gaining a better practical understanding of how
to help children and adolescents address the
developmental challenges they face, particularly
in schools. In this course, child and adolescent
development will be viewed through theories and
research in the areas of interpersonal,
emotional, cultural, cognitive, and physical