Unit description

Introduces students to the physical, cognitive and social/emotional developmental domains of children and young people, and to how these domains influence learning. Theories of child and adolescent development are reviewed and their implications for learning are examined. The effects of learning contexts on children and adolescents are considered.

Unit content

Topic 1. Physical development of children and adolescents
Topic 2. Cognitive development of children and adolescents
Topic 3. Social/ Emotional development of children and adolescents
Topic 4. Educational theories of child and adolescent development
Topic 6. The effects of developmental aspects on learning
Topic 7. The effects of learning contexts on children and adolescents

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

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