Jun 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HDEV 411 - Early Childhood Cognitive Development: Theory and Research

Units: 4
Theories, methods, and research findings in early childhood cognitive development from the prenatal stage to age five.  Biological and genetic foundations of cognition, perception, mental representation, problem solving, reasoning, memory, metacognition, and social cognition.

Prerequisites: Junior, senior or post-baccalaureate standing.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate core knowledge in biological, psychological, and socio-cultural aspects of human development (SLO1; ILO6).
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking ability by summarizing, comparing, synthesizing, and critiquing interdisciplinary human development perspectives (SLO2; ILO1).
  3. Demonstrate the ability to access information, design, and conduct individual and/or group research projects, and present them clearly, logically, and persuasively (SLO3; ILO2).
  4. Demonstrate the ability to identify and address problems by applying human development knowledge in diverse contexts (SLO4; ILO2,3).

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