15 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module explores major theories and key aspects of human development from infancy to adulthood in a variety of cultural settings. It also considers case studies and key developmental tests and the application of developmental psychological knowledge in contemporary multi-cultural and global educational, upbringing and institutional contexts. Module content includes: - Emotional development and parenting cultures - Cognitive development, learning and language - Moral development - Typical and atypical development in multi-cultural societies

Teaching Methods: Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Presentation

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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK