Measured Learning Outcomes -- Ability to:
- Identify the basic principles of research design and data collection (e.g. longitudinal, cross-sectional, correlational, experimental and quasi-experimental) underlying the Science of Psychology.
- Identify and discuss the historical and cultural factors that have influenced current theories of Developmental Psychology.
- Identify and discuss basic physiological and environmental variables that influence biological development throughout the lifespan.
- Compare and contrast strengths and weaknesses of Psycho-dynamic, Behavioral, Psycho-social and Cognitive theories of Human Development in understanding behavior.
- Apply theories of human development to the cognitive, physical, and social changes experienced throughout the lifespan, from infancy to late adulthood.
- Evaluate end-of-life theory and research, including the implications of spirituality and culture in dying and grief.
- Deliver a presentation prepared to demonstrate application of media literacy skills.
- Demonstrate college-level writing skills by incorporating material into clear sentences and cohesive paragraphs.