DEV PSYCH THEORY

PSY727S.01

Examine worldviews and assumptions that underlie theories in developmental psychology; discuss the philosophical and historical foundations for key ideas and theories in the study and understanding of human development, take on the perspectives of key historical figures in developmental psychology; understand how change and development have been conceptualized over the history of the field; debate ongoing controversies in the field such as nature-nurture, continuity-discontinuity, universal-culturally specific development; explore the link among theoretical perspectives, research methodologies and data interpretation. Permission of instructor required. Instructor: Staff

Day / Time: 

W 4:40PM-7:10PM

Location: 

Soc/Psych 319

Instructor: 

Wilbourn, Makeba

Section: 

01