|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Seminars / Tutorials||10 hours|
|Practical||A COMPULSORY MODULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP One session of 7 hours to be held over reading week (in same session as AD19220)|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Bibliographic exercise Bibliographic exercise of 400 words||10%|
|Semester Assessment||Assignment Essay of 1600 words||40%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours Two hour written examination, two questions||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||All failed elements of the assessments must be retaken if the students average mark falls below the required pass mark of 40 % New assignment titles - bibliographic exercise of 400 words||10%|
|Supplementary Assessment||All failed elements of the assessments must be retaken if the students average mark falls below the required pass mark of 40 % New assignment titles - essay of 1600 words||40%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours All failed elements of the assessments must be retaken if the students average mark falls below the required pass mark of 40 % New examination paper will be issued - two hour written examination, two questions||50%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the subject, including specialist concepts and methodologies.
Critically evaluate concepts and theories of child development.
Form coherent arguments in discussing issues related to child development.
Demonstrate a competent use of relevant source material.
This module introduces students to the methods of child study, child-care practices and the developmental psychology of Piaget. Through these, it examines the development of intelligence, personality and perception in children.
1. Introduction: What is Psychology?
2. Nature Versus Nurture
3. Visual and Audio Perception
4. Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development
5. More Piaget and some Alternatives
6. Nature of Intelligence
7. Intelligence Testing
8. Shaping of Personality
9. Attachment and Parenting Practices
10. Cultural Differences in Attachment
Seminars are based on the following:
1. Revision of Study Skills and Collecting Data (Followed by literature review assessment)
2. Perspectives of Childhood
3. Nature/Nurture (Followed by reports)
5. Presentations 1 on Above topics
7. Intelligence Testing
8. Child Care Practices
9. Cultural Differences in Attachment
10. Presentations 2: On above topics
This module is at CQFW Level 4