Spring 2022 - PSYC 354 D100
Development of Children's Thinking (3)
Class Number: 1611
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 3150, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Apr 26, 2022
12:00 PM – 12:00 PM
TAKE HOME-EXAM, Burnaby
1 778 782-3607
Prerequisites:PSYC 201 and 250.
Examines research and theory concerning the origins and development of cognition in humans. Traces the development of language and children's thinking about the physical and social world from birth to adulthood, with a focus on infancy and childhood.
This course covers research and theory concerning the origins and development of human forms of thinking. In particular, the course traces the development of children’s thinking about the physical and social world, as well as language development and moral development, with a focus on infancy and childhood. These topics concern the development of knowledge and therefore theoretical and philosophical assumptions will critically evaluated.
- Mid-term exam (multiple choice and short essay): 30%
- Second exam (multiple choice and short essay): 30%
- Tutorial and weekly thought questions: 10%
- Paper: 30%
Carpendale, J. I. M., Lewis, C., & Müller, U., (2018). The development of children’s thinking: Its social and communicative foundations. Sage Publications.
An electronic version of the textbook is available from the publisher.
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