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Lifespan Development
Spring 2013
College of Lake County, PSY 220 (Section 007)
Tuesday 3:30 – 6:15 pm
Grayslake A224

The course integrates theory and research as they relate to neurobiological, cognitive, social and emotional development of individuals in cultural context from conception through adulthood. The course emphasizes normal developmental stages and patterns of adjustment to differing life-time demands. Students will gain an understanding of hereditary and environmental factors on development; prenatal development and the birth process; physical development; language and cognitive development; family relationships; friend and peer relationships; school, college and career experiences; self identity; gender; sexuality and health and the aging process, as well as the research methods psychologists use to study development.

Instructor Name: Soyoung Suh, Ph.D. Phone: 847-543-2000 x32815 E-mail: ssuh@clcillinois.edu Office Hours: By appointment

Textbook
Sigelman, C. & Rider, E. (2012). Life-Span Human Development (7th Edition). Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

Website http://coursemate.cengage.com/CPReader/View/9781111767754/default.aspx?anon=True#home Course Objectives/Outcomes • Display knowledge of historical views of development. • Describe psychoanalytic, cognitive, behavioral and social learning, and ecological theories as applied to lifespan development. • Demonstrate an understanding of research methods used for collecting information about human development. • Describe the physical developmental changes that take place throughout the lifespan. • Describe cognitive development of individuals throughout the lifespan. • Demonstrate understanding of the influences of families, peers, schools, and culture on development. • Describe changes in the conceptions of the self, identity formation, and moral development thoughout development. • Describe the impact of

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