96 credit points of first year core ABSW units. For HBSD students only - 96 credit points of First Year core HBSD units.
|1.||Locate personal values in relation to a range of social and cultural phenomena;|
|2.||Explain human development throughout the lifespan from a physical, social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive development from infancy through to old age, with emphasis on the continuous nature of developmental processes;|
|3.||Compare and contrast different theoretical accounts of these phenomena, with reference to a Western 21st century conceptualisation of life stage development alongside those of non-western cultural traditions;|
|4.||Apply relevant knowledge of human development in social work and educational settings; and|
|5.||Critically assess the research foundations of developmental theories, and their relative strengths and limitations for application and generalisation.|
|Test||Quizzes (900 word equivalent) (2x15mins)||20%|
|Presentation||Group presentation (15mins)||35%|
|Essay||Critical analysis of selected topic - submitted in two (2) stages (1,800 word equivalent)||45%|
A critical approach to human growth and development 1st ed.
Nicolson, Paula. (2014)
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
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