Social and Emotional Development

Subject EDUC30037 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Lectures and tutorials totalling 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available

You must have successfully completed the following subject/s prior to enrolling in this subject

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2013
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.


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Subject Overview:

A study of normative patterns and individual differences in children's social and emotional development in infancy and early childhood. Key theories, models and research about the effect of biological predispositions such as temperament and contextual factors such as child rearing practices on development will be considered. Emotional expression, regulation and intelligence will be introduced and the attachment process described and discussed along with the interrelationships between developmental domains.

Objectives: Information Not Available

Assignments totalling 2000 words and a 2-hour written examination.

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

  • Rethinking attachment for early childhood practice (S. Rolfe), Allen & Unwin 2004
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

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