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Spring 2012-2013
* PSY 254 (EC)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Developmental Psychology

Yarrow Dunham

A survey of human development emphasizing the nature of children's minds and experience, developmental change, and the relation between child and adult mentation. How do children at different periods in development think, feel, and experience the world around them? Students will be involved in preschool settings.

Sample reading list:
Robert S. Siegler, Judy S. DeLoache and Nancy Eisenberg, How Children Develop (3rd ed.)

Reading/Writing assignments:
Two exams, plus a final exam; three short papers (2-3 pages in length); 70-90 pages of reading per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 40%
Final Exam - 30%
Papers - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%

Other information:
Developing research skills in child development plays an important role, as does the student's ability to relate to preschool aged children. All students must participate in an NIH Human Subjects Research minicourse.

Reserved Seats:
Open to PSY Concentrators Only 20

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40771 L01 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   McCosh Hall   10   Enrolled:138 Limit:188
P01 10:00 am - 10:50 am W   Friend Center   306   Enrolled:16 Limit:15
P02 11:00 am - 11:50 am W   Friend Center   306   Enrolled:12 Limit:15
P03 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm W   Friend Center   305   Enrolled:13 Limit:15
P04 10:00 am - 10:50 am T   Green Hall   0-N-7   Enrolled:15 Limit:15
P05 11:00 am - 11:50 am T   Green Hall   0-N-7   Enrolled:14 Limit:15
P06 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm T   Green Hall   0-N-7   Enrolled:14 Limit:15
P07 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm W   Lewis Library   117   Enrolled:10 Limit:15
P08 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm W   Lewis Library   117   Enrolled:8 Limit:15
P09 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Lewis Library   117   Enrolled:11 Limit:15
P10 9:00 am - 9:50 am Th   Friend Center   304   Enrolled:6 Limit:15
P11 10:00 am - 10:50 am Th   Friend Center   304   Enrolled:9 Limit:15
P12 11:00 am - 11:50 am Th   Friend Center   304   Enrolled:10 Limit:15