This unit explores human development across the lifespan and students will learn about occupational roles in infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood and older adulthood. Students will explore a range of personal, cultural, social and environmental factors that influence occupational role acquisition, transition and loss over the lifespan.
- Occupations from a life course perspective
- Infancy and early childhood
- Middle childhood and adolescence
- Early and middle adulthood
- Older adulthood
- Cultural influences on lifespan development and occupation engagement
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||discuss the key elements of lifespan development and explain how these relate to occupational performance|
|2||analyse the dynamic process of occupational role acquisition, transition and loss across the lifespan|
|3||analyse the important issues influencing occupations and occupational role performance across the lifespan|
|4||describe how culture influences lifespan development and occupational transitions|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- discuss the key elements of lifespan development and explain how these relate to occupational performance
- analyse the dynamic process of occupational role acquisition, transition and loss across the lifespan
- analyse the important issues influencing occupations and occupational role performance across the lifespan
- describe how culture influences lifespan development and occupational transitions
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