2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Nov 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

CHD31400 - Child Cognitive Development

(3 units)
The course will begin with discussions of theoretical frameworks for studying cognitive development, including constructivist, sociocultural, and information processing theories. The second part of the course will focus on specific areas of cognitive development, including memory and problem-solving. The final part of the course will cover the development of academic skills, such as scientific reasoning, reading, and mathematics, as well as issues related to learning inside and outside of the classroom. Assignments include both a systematic observation of children and a course project demonstrating competence in the course objectives.