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THINKING SKILLS: INTEGRATING LIBRARY RESOURCES WITH LEARNING OBJECTIVES 
Keeley Library   February 16, 2001
Introduction to Child Psychology
COURSE: 16422
Child Psychology
STANDARD
NUMBER
CONTENT AND PERFORMANCE
  • OBJECTIVES
  • Keeley Library Resources : Click on the Internet Links in the First Column on the Left.
    Psychology
    Domestic Arts and Sciences
          includes Child Care, etc.
    Ethics
    Careers

    Research Paper
    Survey
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
     
     
     
     
     

     

    1.1
    1.2
    1.3
    1.4
    1.5
    1.6
    1.7
    1.8
    1.9
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Nature of Child Development
  • Study of Children
  • Child Development, Yesterday and Today
  • Modern Study of Child Development
  • Contemporary Concerns
  • Future Concerns
  • Nature of Development
  • Developmental Issues
  • Careers in Child Development
  • Necessary Training and Education

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Unit Preparation Test Review
  • Psychology
    Statistics
    Biological Sciences
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    2.1
    2.2
    2.3
    2.4
    2.5
    2.6
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Science of Child Development
  • Research on Child Development
  • The Scientific Approach
  • Major Theories
  • Research Models
  • Research Challenges

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
  • Psychology
    Statistics
    Biological Sciences
    Health
        include genetic diseases
    Genetics
    Evolution
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    3.1
    3.2
    3.3
    3.4
    3.5
    3.6
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Biological Beginnings
  • The Evolutionary Perspective
  • Heredity and Reproduction
  • Reproduction
  • Genetic Abnormalities
  • Heredity-Environment Interaction
  • Shared and Non-shared Environmental Influences

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
  • Psychology
    Statistics
    Biological Sciences
    Health
       Prenatal Care, etc.
    Genetics
     
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    4.1
    4.2.
    4.3
    4.4
    4.5
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Prenatal Development and Birth
  • Course of Prenatal Development
  • Abortion
  • Maternal Diseases and Conditions
  • Paternal Factors
  • The Birth Process

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review

  • Review of Terms and Questions
    Psychology
    Statistics
    Biological Sciences
    Domestic Arts and Sciences
          includes Child Care, etc.
    Health
    Nutrition
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    5.1
    5.2
    5.3
    5.4
    5.5
    5.6
    5.7
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Physical Development in Infancy
  • Physical Growth and Development in Infancy
  • the Brain
  • Infant States
  • Nutrition
  • Motor Development
  • Development of Biodynamics
  • Sensory and Perceptual Development

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review

  • Review of Terms and Questions
    Psychology
    Statistics
    Biological Sciences
    Domestic Arts and Sciences
         includes child care, etc.
    Health
    Nutrition
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    6.1
    6.2
    6.3
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Physical Development in Childhood and Puberty
  • Physical Development in Childhood
  • Health and Illness in Childhood
  • Puberty and Adolescence

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
  • Psychology
    Statistics
    Biological Sciences
     
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    7.1
    7.2
    7.3
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Cognitive Developmental Approaches
  • Jean Piaget Cognitive Developmental Approach
  • Four Stages of Development
  • Vygotsky's Theory

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Age-Grade Collage
  • Unit Questions Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
  • Psychology
         includes theories of learning
    Statistics
    Biological Sciences
    Domestic Arts and Sciences
        includes Child Growth , etc.
     
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    8.1
    8.2
    8.3
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Information Processing
  • The IP Approach
  • Memory
  • Thinking
  • Metacognition and Domain Specific Academic Skills

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Age-Grade Collage
  • Unit Questions Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
  • Psychology
         includes testing
    Statistics
    Biological Sciences
    Domestic Arts and Sciences
        includes Child Care, etc.
    Education
        includes Tests and Measurements
    Health
    Nutrition
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    9.1 
    9.2
    9.3
    9.4
    9.5
    9.6
    9.7
    9.8
    9.9
    9.10
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Intelligence
  • Nature of Intelligence
  • Intelligence Tests
  • Alfred Binet
  • Single vs. Multiple Intelligences
  • Intelligence in Infancy
  • Developmental Change
  • Controversies
  • Use and Misuse of Intelligence Tests
  • Extremes of Intelligence and Creativity
  • Creativity

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Age-Grade Collage
  • Unit Questions Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
  • Vocabulary Review
  • Psychology
        Communication Theory
    Statistics
    Biological Sciences
    Domestic Arts and Sciences
        includes child care
    Health
    Nutrition
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     

     

    10.1
    10.2
    10.3
    10.4
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Language Development
  • Factors Contributing to the Development of Language
  • Biological Influences
  • Language Developmemt Stages
  • Defining Emotions

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
  • Psychology
      includes emotional development
    Statistics
    Biological Sciences
    Domestic Arts and Sciences
        includes Child Care, etc.
    Health
          includes Mental Health
    Nutrition
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.4
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Emotional Development 
  • Defining Emotion
  • Development of Emotions
  • Emotional Problems, Coping and Stress
  • Temperament
  • Attachment

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
  • Psychology
    Statistics
    Domestic Arts and Sciences
       includes Child Care, etc.
    Health
       includes mental health
    Nutrition
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    12.1
    12.2
    12.3
    12.4
    12.5
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: The Self and Identity
  • The Self
  • Development of the Self
  • Perspective Thinking
  • Self -Esteem and Self- Concept
  • Identity

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
  • Psychology
    Statistics
    Biological Sciences
    Social Sciences
         information about sex roles
    Domestic Arts and Sciences
       includes Child Care, etc.
    Health
    Nutrition
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    13.1
    13.2
    13.3
    13.4
    13.5
    13.6
    13.7
    13.8
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Gender
  • Aspect of Gender
  • Biological Influences
  • Social Influences
  • Cognitive Influences
  • Similarities and differences
  • Gender-Role  Classification
  • Gender in Context
  • Asymmetric Gender Socialization

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
  • Psychology
    Social Sciences
     Domestic Arts and Sciences
          includes Child Care, etc.
    cRIMINAL 
    Religion
         includes morality
    Ethics
         includes morality
    Parenting
         may include moral education

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     

     

    14.1
    14.2
    14.3
    14.4
    14.5
    14.6
    14.7
    14.8
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Moral Development
  • Moral Development Defined
  • Moral Thinking
  • Moral Behavior
  • Moral Feelings
  • Altruism
  • Parenting and Moral Development
  • Moral Education
  • JUvenile Delinquency

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
  • Psychology
    Statistics
    Social Sciences
       includes Criminal Justice
       includes Family, 
    Customs
      includes different social/ethnic groups
    Domestic Arts and Sciences
       includes Child Care, etc.
    Religion
         includes morality
    Ethics
        includes morality
    Parenting

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     

     

    15.1
    15.2
    15.3
    15.4
    15.5
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Families, a Social context of Development
  • Nature of the Family Process
  • Sibling Relationships and Birth Order
  • Family Process in Adolescence
  • Changing Family in a Changing World
  • Cultural, Ethnic and Socioeconomic Variations in Families

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions

  • Psychology
         includes communication 
    Social Sciences
         includes Criminal Justice
    Customs 
    Domestic Arts and Sciences
         includes Child Care, etc.
    Parenting
       Games

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    16.1
    16.2
    16.3
    16.4
    16.5
    16.6
    16.7
    16.8
    16.9
    16.10
    16.11
    16.12
    16.13
    16.14
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Peers, a Social Context of Development
  • Play and Peer Relations
  • Distinct World or Parent Child and Peer Relationships
  • Development of Peer Relationships
  • Peer Statuses
  • Bullying
  • Dimensions of social Cognition
  • Play
  • Types of Play
  • Sociolcultural contexts of Play
  • Friendship
  • Peer Pressure and Conformity
  • Adolescent Groups vs. Child Groups
  • Dating and Romantic Relationships
  • Culture and Dating

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions

  • Psychology
    Social Sciences
        includes Criminal Justice
    Education
     

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    17.1
    17.2
    17.3
    17.4
    17.5
    17.6
    17.7
    17.8
    17.9
    17.10
    17.11
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Schools, a Social Context of Development
  • Functions of Schools
  • Nature of Children's Schooling
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Transition to Elementary School
  • Schools  for Adolescents
  • Socioeconomic Status and Schools
  • Ethnicity and Schools
  • Children with Disabilities
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Issues Involving Children with Disabilities
  • Achievement

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions

  • Psychology
    Customs 
    Social Sciences
    Criminal  Justice System . 
        includes social problems

    Research Paper
    Essay
    Criticism
    Group Projects
    Presentations
    Graphic Organizers
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    18.1
    18.2
    18.3
    18.4
    18.5
    18.6
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    CONTENT: Culture
  • Introduction to culture
  • Culture and socioeconomic Status
  • Poverty
  • Ethnicity
  • Technology
  • Computers and the Internet

  • PERFORMANCE: End Products
  • Competency-Based Objective and Essay Exam at the End of Each Unit
  • Handout Review
  • Statistics Quiz
  • Article Review and Critique
  • Worksheet Review
  • Competency-Based Objective Quiz
  • Individual Short Research Paper
  • Take-Home Essay Project
  • Questions and Terms Review
  • Worksheet Review
  • Exercises Review
  • Cognitive Map Review
  • Review of Terms and Questions
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