Human psychological development is a wondrous thing! Learners will study the lifespan of a human being through the stages of development, beginning with conception, gestation, infancy, and early childhood. The course focuses on the scientific nature of Psychology, as well as an examination of one of the major themes within psychology: the nature vs. nurture debate.
Learners will explore the pre-natal stage of development, infancy, early childhood, and so on. Physical, mental, and emotional changes are examined, along with looking at the different levels of social influence that affect our development.
Units of Study
- Developmental Psychology
- Prenatal Development
Resources Supplied by the DLC
Resources Obtained by Student
Audio/video recording equipment (SMART phone, laptop or tablet)
Scanner (Printer or copier that scans, SMART Phone scanner app)
Suggested Career Pathways
- Early Childhood Education
- Social Work