Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment for this subject is 170 hours.
No corequisites are required for this subject
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Prior coursework in at least two Level 2 psychology subjects, including Developmental Psychology, is recommended. Level 2 psychology subjects are: Biological Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Personality & Social Psychology.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
512380 Personal and Social Development 3
512305 Developing Persons in Social Worlds
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards of Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit Website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Heidi Gazelle
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Currently enrolled students:
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- Email: enquiries-STEM@unimelb.edu.au
- Further information: http://www.psych.unimelb.edu.au/study/subjects/social-and-emotional-development
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This course provides a broad overview of history, theory, research methods, and research findings in social and emotional development. Content areas covered include emotional development, temperament, attachment, self development, social cognition, achievement motivation, sex differences, aggression, moral development, family and peer relationships, and schooling.
This course aims to provide students with:
Written work of 2000 words (40%) to be submitted during semester. An examination of no more than two hours (60%) to be completed at the end of semester during the specified university examination period.
Each piece of assessment must be completed (hurdle requirement).
Attendance of at least 80% of the laboratory classes is a hurdle requierment. In case of failure to meet the hurdle requirement, additional work will be required before a passing grade can be awarded.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
SOCIAL AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT, 6 TH ED. DAVID R. SHAFFER. WADSWORTH/CENGAGE
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students in this subject will be given appropriate opportunity and educational support to:
Graduate Diploma in Psychology |
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
The Developing Mind |
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