PSYC207-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024

Developmental Psychology

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024

Description

This course will examine human development from conception to late adolescence, and will cover neuropsychological, cognitive, biological, behavioural and socio-emotional development. Emphasis will be given to major theoretical influences that have shaped current thinking about child and adolescent development, as well as research methods and techniques that are used to study development. Key developmental issues will be considered in relation to both typical and atypical patterns of development.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand core concepts and findings on biological, cognitive, social, and emotional development.
  • Describe and integrate major theoretical approaches to understanding human development.
  • Understand various methods used to investigate developmental changes.
  • Connect understanding of developmental psychology to modern-day, real-world issues.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in written format.

Prerequisites

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 08:00 - 09:00 A1 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 A1 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 11:00 Psychology - Sociology 213
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
02 Monday 11:00 - 13:00 Psychology - Sociology 411
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
03 Monday 13:00 - 15:00 Psychology - Sociology 411
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
04 Monday 15:00 - 17:00 James Logie 105
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
05 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 Psychology - Sociology 413
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
06 Tuesday 12:00 - 14:00 Psychology - Sociology 213
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
07 Tuesday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 213
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
08 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Psychology - Sociology 411
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
09 Wednesday 12:00 - 14:00 Psychology - Sociology 213
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
10 Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 213
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
11 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 Psychology - Sociology 411
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
12 Thursday 14:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 260
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
13 Friday 09:00 - 11:00 Meremere 409
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
14 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 Psychology - Sociology 251
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
15 Friday 13:00 - 15:00 Psychology - Sociology 413
22 Jul - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct

Examinations, Quizzes and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 19:00 - 20:30 K1 Lecture Theatre
19 Aug - 25 Aug
02 Friday 19:00 - 20:30 E8 Lecture Theatre
19 Aug - 25 Aug

Course Coordinator

Sebastian Dys

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Participation 20% Participation
Mid TermTest 20% Mid TermTest
Reflection papers 1 17.5% Reflection papers 1
Reflection papers 2 17.5% Reflection papers 2
Final Examination 25% Final Examination

Textbooks / Resources

In the interest of equity and accessibility, there are no textbooks that students are required to purchase for this course. All assigned readings (book chapters and articles) which will be provided online via LEARN

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $942.00

International fee $4,988.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing .

All PSYC207 Occurrences

  • PSYC207-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024
  • PSYC207-24S2 (D) Semester Two 2024 (Distance)