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CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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EDU 305 Week 1 Key Theories of Development
 

Complete the Key Child Developmental Theories online activity.

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Key Theories of Child Development Worksheetusing the theories identified in the activity.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your activity and worksheet.

Key Theories of Child Development Worksheet

 

Part I
 

Complete the table below with information about the main theories identified in the Key Child Developmental Theories online activity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theory
Approach to Research (Research Design)
Components of the Approach
Historical Milestones of the Theory
Psychosocial Theory
 
 
 
Social Learning Theory
 
 
 
Cognitive-Development Theory
 
 
 
Sociocultural Theory
 
 
 
 

 

 

Part II
 

Select one or more theories from the table that you think most represents your own learning beliefs and style.

Choose one of the following options based on your chosen theory or theories:

 

 

 

Provide three examples showing how the theories are practiced in a classroom setting.
 

 

Design a basic classroom activity based on the theory or theories you selected.
 

 

Design a professional development activity based on one or more of the theories where you explain the importance of using these theories in the classroom to other teachers.
 

 

Write 200 to 350 words to complete the option you selected.

 

 

 
 

 

EDU 305 Week 1 Prenatal and Newborn Development Brochure
 

Resource: Brochure Builder

Scenario: Your school is reaching out to new parents or parents-to-be in your community whose children may eventually go to your school. The outreach program is attempting to educate parents on prenatal and newborn development in the hopes that parents will better prepare their children for kindergarten.

Create a visual presentation describing prenatal and newborn development to be handed out or presented through the outreach program. Your presentation can be in the form of a brochure, poster, diagram, mind map, or any other visual that is appropriate for the subject.

Include the following:

 

 

 

A brief description of the key milestones in prenatal and newborn development
 

 

Tips to support development through the first year
 

 

Analysis of current research concerning cultural influences on child development
 

 

Comparison of biological and environmental influences on development (nature versus nurture)
 

 

A brief explanation of how parents’ understanding of prenatal and newborn development can help their children succeed in school
 

 

Note: For examples of current education technology tools and resources, refer to the Technology Resource Library and Educational Technology Toolkit on the College of Education Resources page.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your work.

 

 
 

 

 

EDU 305 Week 2 Educational Program Design Part I
 

Complete Part I of the Educational Program Design.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your work.

 

Part I – Infants and Toddlers: The First 2 Years
 

 

Include the following:

 

 

 

 

The learning theories that support your plan for this age level
 

 

A description of at least three learning activities you intend to use for each of the developmental areas and the learning theories behind these activities
 

 

Three to five media influences that target this age level and how each might support development in the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional areas
 

 

How you will include diverse populations
 

 

A description or diagram of how the environment would be organized so that children may develop in each area
 

 

Current research to support your ideas
 

 

 

 

 

EDU 305 Week 2 Culture and Development
 

Search for current research about the cultural influences on child development.

Consider children in non-traditional environments such as foster children, homeless children, and children raised by custodial grandparents or other family members.

Locate at least two articles related to cultural influences on the development of infants and toddlers.

Write a 350- to 700-word paper answering the following questions:

 

 

 

What factors make up a person’s culture?
 

 

How does culture influence infant and toddler development?
 

 

Is the influence of a person’s culture less than, more than, or as important as the biological influences? In other words, is nature or nurture stronger, or are they both equally influential? Explain the reasoning behind your opinion.
 

 

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your work.

 

 

 

EDU 305 Week 3 Educational Program Design Part II
 

Complete Part II of the Educational Program Design.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your work.

 

Part II – Early Childhood: 2 to 6 Years
 

 

Add to the program plan started in Part I to include children in early childhood.

 

Include the following:

 

 

 

 

The learning theories that support your plan for this age level (Explain how the learning theories you use with this age level support the learning or development of the other age levels at the school.)
 

 

A description of at least three learning activities you intend to use for each of the developmental areas and the learning theories behind these activities
 

 

How you will include diverse populations
 

 

Three to five media influences that target this age level and how each might support development in the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional areas
 

 

How you will use technology to individualize and support learning
 

 

A description or diagram of how the environment would be organized so that children may develop in each area
 

 

Current research to support your ideas
 

 

 

 

 

EDU 305 Week 3 Classroom Observation Summary
 

Observe children ages two to six at a selected site for at least one hour, preferably in a school classroom. If a classroom is unavailable, observe children of these ages in any learning environment, such as the YMCA, a library with educational programming, a local church, or a daycare facility that offers preschool. Consider observing diverse populations.

Write a 350- to 700-word summary of your experience, reflecting on the principles and concepts of theory. Include the following:

 

 

 

Site description, including the number of children observed
 

 

The developmental stages of children present
 

 

The typical and atypical cognitive, physical, emotional, and social development of children observed
 

 

Reflections on your experience
 

 

A description of a child development theory that you observed or that would have applied in this setting, and a commentary on the usefulness of the theory for this group
 

 

A summary of the cultural aspects in the environment or a recommendation for incorporating diversity
 

 

How development theories relate to the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development you observed
 

 

Implications for classroom application: What could you take away that might be useful for you in a classroom?
 

 

Record your observation on My Time Log.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your work.

 

 

 

EDU 305 Week 4 Educational Program Design Part III
 

Complete Part III of the Educational Program Design.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your work.

 

Part III – Middle Childhood: 6 to 11 Years
 

 

Add to the program plan started in Parts I and II to include children in middle childhood.

 

Include the following:

 

 

 

 

The learning theories that support your plan for this age level (Explain how the learning theories you use with this age level support the learning or development of the other age levels at the school.)
 

 

A description of at least three learning activities you intend to use for each of the developmental areas and the learning theories behind these activities
 

 

How you will include diverse populations
 

 

Three to five media influences and social media that target this age level and how each might support development in the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional areas
 

 

How you will use technology to individualize and support learning
 

 

How you will include multiple intelligences
 

 

A description or diagram of how the environment would be organized so that children may develop in each area
 

 

Current research to support your ideas
 

 

 

 

EDU 305 Week 4 Applied Developmental Theory Activity
 

Create a 12- to 15-slide multimedia presentation for your colleagues describing an interactive activity that demonstrates how a selected developmental theory is applied. The purpose is to provide an activity that your colleagues can use in their classrooms. Include the following in your presentation:

 

 

 

Identify and define a developmental theory.
 

 

Create an activity based on the theory.
 

 

Explain how the activity supports development.
 

 

Explain how the activity supports Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences.
 

 

List at least three references.
 

 

Design a handout based on your presentation to share with colleagues. Outline the theory, instructions for the activity, and practical classroom applications. Include any references.

Present your activity using a multimedia application other than a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation. Examples of multimedia presentation tools can be found in the Technology Resource Library.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your work.

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

EDU 305 Week 5 Educational Program Design Part IV
 

 

Part IV – Adolescents
 

 

Expand on the program design you have developed in the past three weeks to include adolescents.

 

Include the following:

 

 

 

 

The learning theories that support your plan for this age level (Explain how the learning theories you use with this age level support the learning or development of the other age levels at the school.)
 

 

A description of at least three learning activities you intend to use for each of the developmental areas and the learning theories behind these activities
 

 

How you will include diverse populations
 

 

Three to five media influences and social media that target this age level and how each might support development in the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional areas
 

 

How you will use technology to individualize and support learning
 

 

How you will include multiple intelligences
 

 

A description or diagram of how the environment would be organized so that children may develop in each area
 

 

Current research to support your ideas
 

 

 

 

 

EDU 305 Week 5 Classroom Observation and Teacher Interview Paper
 

Resource: Sample Interview Questions

Part I: Classroom Observation

Select a site for observing and interviewing an elementary or middle-school teacher in a grade level of your choice. A school setting would be ideal for this assignment. If, however, a school classroom is unavailable, you may choose any educational setting for children.

Obtain facilitator approval by Week 3.

Observe the teacher for at least one hour. During your observation, identify the item that supports development that you will discuss in Part III of this assignment.

 

Part II: Teacher Interview Paper

Interview the teacher based on your sample interview questions. You may expand on the sample questions.

Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper on the interview. Include the following:

 

 

 

Site information: teacher’s name, grade level, location description, and type of classroom
 

 

Summary of teacher’s response to the interview questions
 

 

An explanation of the importance of using developmental theory in the classroom
 

 

A reflection of your interview experience
 

 

 

Part III: Item Supporting Development

Select an item from your observation and interview that you might use to support development in one of the domains.  Items can include ideas for lesson plans, classroom management strategies, bulletin boards, posters, stations, or any other classroom item.  If you did not find an appropriate item, suggest one that the teacher could have used to support development in the classroom.

Write a summary or create a graphic representation of your item to answer the following questions:

 

 

 

How did the teacher incorporate this item into the classroom?
 

 

How might you incorporate this item into your classroom?
 

 

What theory is this item based on?
 

 

How does this item support development?
 

 

Record your observation on My Time Log.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit the interview paper and a graphic or summary of your item that includes responses to the questions.

 
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