Life Span Development (Conception/Prenatal to End of Life)
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Life Span Development (Conception/Prenatal to End of Life)

This course will study the physical, psychosocial and cognitive development of humans throughout life.
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Created by Dr. Bev Knox
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • There will be an emphasis on distinct time periods such as prenatal development and the birthing process; cognitive, physical, and psychosocial development in childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and gerontology; intelligence and student diversity; parenting styles; sexuality; sex and marriage; death and dying / stages of grief; types of funerals services.
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Description

This course considers basic psychological perspectives on human development. Using the concept of continuing maturation from conception throughout the lifespan.

Course Objectives:

· Describe human behavior and mental processes from various theoretical perspectives in the field of psychology

· Identify the interrelationship between human biology and psychology

· Identify the manner in which psychological research relates to human development

· Demonstrate the skill of identifying information needed to answer questions pertaining to psychological terms and concepts

· Develop an understanding of psychology as an ever-changing discipline, based on contemporary research data

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone interested in learning more about the study of human development, from prenatal development to circumstances of older adults and the latter portion of life. Great for parents, teachers, caregivers and/or aides, human service workers, and adults with elderly parents.
Course content
Expand all 26 lectures 05:09:18
+ Influences & Perspectives
3 lectures 39:49
Psychology's Perspectives
13:04
Nature, Nurture and Cultural Influences on Human Behavior
10:27
Research Methods in Psychology
16:18

This is a thinking activity for students to recall theories and information learned, process that information, then test their knowledge.

Quiz #1
8 questions
+ Prenatal Development & The Birthing Process
1 lecture 10:27
Prenatal Development & The Birthing Process
10:27
This is a thinking activity for students to recall theories and information learned, process that information, and be able to express their thoughts about that information.
Personal Reflection #1
1 question
+ Child Development & Mental Health Disorders
5 lectures 01:19:28
Childhood & Adolescent Mental Health Disorders
36:30
Pro-Social and Altruistic Behaviors
09:33
Thinking & Language Development
10:16
Social, Moral & Emotional Development
16:31
Parenting Styles & Child Outcomes
06:38

This is a thinking activity for students to recall theories and information learned, process that information, then test their knowledge.

Quiz #2
7 questions
+ Cognitive Development & Early Learning Processes
3 lectures 36:33
Intelligence Types & IQ Scores
19:35
Student Diversity
09:05
Exceptional Children
07:53

This is a thinking activity for students to recall theories and information learned, process that information, then test their knowledge.

Quiz #3
7 questions
+ Psychosocial Development in Adolescence
3 lectures 28:14
Eating Disorders and Its Impact on Adolescent Development
13:17
Media Influence on Teenage Sexuality.
04:48
Teenage Pregnancy
10:09
This is a thinking activity for students to recall theories and information learned, process that information, and be able to express their thoughts about that information.
Personal Reflection #2
1 question
+ Psychosocial Development in Middle Adulthood
5 lectures 01:10:48
Personality Disorders - Some with Symptoms Involving Sexual Behaviors
27:35
Personal Attraction, Sexual Attitudes & Behaviors
10:32
LOVE ~ What is This Thing Called Love
12:44
Psychology of Human Sexuality
07:33
Sex & Marriage
12:24

This is a thinking activity for students to recall theories and information learned, process that information, then test their knowledge.

Quiz #4
6 questions
+ Psychosocial Development in Older Adulthood
4 lectures 32:32
Psychology of Older Adults
05:45
Disorders of Aging & Cognition
11:46
Stages of Grief & Bereavement
09:33
Types of Funerals
05:28
This is a thinking activity for students to recall theories and information learned, process that information, and be able to express their thoughts about that information.
Personal Reflection #3
1 question
+ Final Course Assignment & Certificate of Completion
0 lectures 00:00

This is a thinking activity for students to recall theories and information learned, process that information, then test their knowledge.

Final Exam
12 questions
This is a thinking activity for students to recall theories and information learned, process that information, and be able to express their thoughts about that information.
Final Course Reflection
1 question