Mizzou NUTR_S 1340 - Fall2014_Syllabus_DevPsych (5 pages)

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Nutr_S 1340 - Introduction to Exercise and Fitness

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Psychology 2410 Section 01 Developmental Psychology Fall 2014 Important notes 1 As a student in this class you are responsible for knowing the content of this syllabus 2 Students may NOT use electronic gadgets during class time Students are also strongly encouraged to not use laptop computers during class as research shows that it undermines student learning However if you choose to use a laptop you must sit in the laptop permitted zone of the class Laptop use that is unrelated to class is prohibited Class Meetings Tuesday Thursday 8 00 AM 9 15 AM Room 22 Tate Hall Class Website go to courses missouri edu select Psych 2410 Developmental Psychology Sec 01 FS2014 Groh Instructor Information Instructor Email Office Office Hours Ashley Groh Ph D groha missouri edu Room 204B McAlester Hall Thursdays 2 00 3 00 PM TA Information TA You Jung Choi Email ycyq5 mail missouri edu Office 317 McAlester Hall Office Hours Tuesdays 9 30 10 30 AM Course Description Welcome The goal of this course is to provide you with an overview of theoretical and empirical approaches to the study of child development Developmental psychology is an especially broad discipline that attempts to characterize how change occurs throughout the lifespan We will examine human development from birth through adolescence covering aspects of physical social and cognitive development You will be exposed to the major theories and debates within developmental psychology and there will be special emphasis placed on empirical research within the field By the end of this course you should be able to 1 understand and describe the onsets and changes in various abilities and behaviors 2 examine and critically evaluate theories that attempt to explain age related changes in infants and children s behavior and 3 understand the logic of the experimental methods used to study developmental phenomena 1 Text Resources Textbook Siegler R DeLoache J Eisenberg N 2011 How children develop 3rd Edition New York Worth Publishers



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