TCHE100M : Child and Adolescent Development

This class provides an introduction to the fundamentals of physical, cognitive, social and emotional development, from the prenatal period through adolescence, with an emphasis on children grades K-12. Various contemporary psychological perspectives and theories on human development will be introduced and discussed. Practical application of theory and concepts to classroom and recreational settings will be emphasized. 10-15 hours of observation of children and adolescents will be required.