OntarioLearn description: This course offers the student a survey of developmental psychology, covering topics across the human lifespan, from infancy through to old age. Through readings and lecture material, students will examine theories of child development and the research that bears on these theories. Students will also examine development across the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive domains. Finally, students will address major themes in the study of developmental psychology, including: the nature-nurture issue; the effects of early experience; and continuity – discontinuity in developmental change.
This is a teacher-directed online (distance education) course delivered via OntarioLearn. Please ensure you are familiar with the technology requirements specific to this course. Teacher support via email and technical support via phone will be available.