• Developmental Psychology

    GSSC 1157

    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 an online course hosted by George Brown College but delivered via OntarioLearn. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for OntarioLearn online courses. Teacher support (via email) and technical support (via phone) will be available for this course.


    You must have completed grade 12 English.

    Full-Time Equivalent(s)

    GSSC 1057

    Contact Info

    416-415-5000, ext. 6543

    Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.