Advanced Human Growth and Development - Spring 1998-Course Outline

Department of Psychology--Southern Arkansas University--Magnolia


Outline

http://Peace.saumag.edu/faculty/kardas/courses/AHG/

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Paper Topics 1998

Day

Chap

Topic

Presenter

Links

Jan 14

Introduction: Link to the URLs listed and write a one-page summary of each.

Parent Info, Eric Biblio., Theories (IU), Classic Theories, Vygotsky on Piaget, CS Dictionary, TIP, Theories of Education, Portraits, Learning Theory

Jan 21

Review of Development

Kardas

Jan 28

1, 2

Early Theories: Preformationism, Locke, and Rousseau; Gesell's Maturational Theory

Behne (R), Dreher (L), Reed (G)

Locke, Rousseau

Feb 4

3

Ethological Theories: Darwin, Lorenz, Tinbergen, & Bowlby

Jones (D), Bell (L & T), Kleinpeter (B)

Darwin, Lorenz, Bowlby List, Attachment Theory, Bowlby Information

Feb 11

4

Montessori's Educational Philosophy

Stuart

Message Board, KC Montessori Institute, NAMTA Journal Paper Topic Deadline

Feb 18

5

Werner's Organismic and Comparative Theory

Kardas

Test 1

Feb 25

6

Piaget's Cognitive-Developmental Theory

Bittle

Piaget, More Piaget Paper Outline Due

Mar 4

7

Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development

Beaton

Kohlberg

Mar 11

8

Learning Theory: Pavlov, Watson, & Skinner

Baskin (P), Ogden (W), Tatum (S)

Pavlov & Watson, Skinner

March 18

Spring Break

Mar 25

9

Bandura's Social Learning Theory

Curbelo

Bandura Test 2

Apr 1

10

Vygotsky

 

Jorgensen

Vygotsky

 

April 8

NO CLASS

Southwestern Psychological Association

Apr 15

11

Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory

Wilson

Freud Draft Paper Due

Apr 22

12, 13

Erikson and the Eight Stages of Life, Bettelheim

Coleman (E), xxxxx (B)

Erikson, Bettelheim

Apr 29

14,15

Schactel, Jung's Theory of Adulthood

Miller (S), Warner (J)

Schactel, Jung Center--Houston, Jung

May 6

17

Chomsky's Theory of Language Development

Humanistic Psychology

Davis (C)

Kahler (H)

Chomsky's homepage, 36 Political Articles, Biography

Humanistic Psychology, Test 3

May 13

Final Exam Week

Final and Final Paper Due

A set of lectures on general topics in development

Text: Crain, William S., (1991). Theories of Development: Concepts and Applications, Prentice Hall: Englewood Cliffs, NJ.


Students will be responsible for making a presentation on the date indicated above. Three tests will cover the material preceeding the test date indicated above. Tests will be mostly essay. A research paper is also required. Contact epkardas@saumag.edu for more information.