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Courses - Summer 2024
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06/22/2024 at 10:30 PM
EDHD230
Human Development and Societal Institutions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Development of the individual in the context of relationships with the formal and informal institutions of society. An examination of various aspects of development from the broad perspective of the social sciences.
EDHD231
Inside 21st Century Creativity: How Creative Ideas, Concepts, and Products are Generated
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Mechanisms of the creative mind. Psychological, social, sociological, developmental, cultural, educational, genetic and neural based roots of creativity.
EDHD306
Research Methods in Human Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR
Addresses the scientific concepts and principles central to the study of human behavior and development. Students will learn about basic research methods in studying human behavior in developmental context and will participate in experiential activities, such as conducting observations and collecting self-report data. Major themes: goals of developmental research, fundamental research designs, types of measurement, elements of good scientific writing, and ethical issues in the study of human development.
EDHD310
Your Brain on Education: The Neuroscience of Learning and Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Prerequisite: PSYC100.
Investigation linking research in the brain science of learning and development, including the neural basis of academic skills, to achievement, disability, and broader applications to classroom learning. This course will focus on areas of education including language (spoken and written), conceptual change, numerical/quantitative processing, and social cognition as well as burgeoning areas of neuroscientific research in general cognitive processes such as attention, memory, and executive processing. These topics will be discussed with respect to typical and atypical development with some focus on developmental disabilities including autism, specific language impairment, reading and math impairment, and attention deficit disorders among others. This course will focus on both the theoretical perspectives and pragmatic issues of how evidence regarding brain development can or may be translated into useful or misleading information for educators, professionals, and parents/guardians of our children.
EDHD320
Human Development Through the Life Span
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
GenEd: DSHS
Central concepts related to parameters of human development, individual and social, which arise throughout the life span. Continuity and change within the developing individual.
EDHD390
Career Paths and Internship Preparation in Human Development
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in the Human Development major.
Prepares degree candidates in Human Development for career paths in the field including initial job seeking skills, knowledge necessary for entry into various professions and preparation for the program internship requirement
EDHD400
Introduction to Gerontology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
GenEd: DSHS
Multidisciplinary survey of the processes of aging. Physiological changes, cultural forces, and self-processes that bear on quality of life in later years. Field study of programs, institutions for elderly, individual elders, their families and care providers.
EDHD411
Child Growth and Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS
Theoretical approaches to and empirical studies of physical, psychological and social development from conception to puberty. Implications for home, school and community.
EDHD475
Human Development Honors Thesis Preparation Course
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: EDHD474.
Restriction: Must be in the Human Development Honors program.
This is an individual instruction course with the thesis faculty advisor. In this course, students will work towards writing and completing their honors thesis, which will include a review of relevant literature, the rationale for the research project, research questions, methods for data collection, analysis plan, results, and a discussion of the findings. Faculty advisors will communicate the goals of the major surrounding issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
EDHD489
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Human Development
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
EDHD889
Practicum in Human Development
Credits: 3 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDHD898
(Perm Req)
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDHD899
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.