Ψ Lifespan Growth & Development Class schedule for Fall 2015 www.rcgates.com Ψ This class will meet twice a week on Tuesday & Thursdays from 11:10 to 12:35 pm. Dates for lectures, tests & project due dates are noted in the schedule. Ψ Recommended Study Regimen Ψ Before the class meets: • Read the textbook chapter that will be covered. • Study the chapter outline provided on the Web Site at www.rcgates.com. • Do the Self Tests provided on the Web Site at www.rcgates.com. Ψ Usually class will begin with an introductory lecture/multimedia presentation.(Lectures are given with the assumptionthat the student has already read & studied the material scheduled to be covered on that day). On test days the last 30 minutes of the class period will be used for testing. Schedule: 25 August - Overview 27 August - Chapter 1, Beginnings 01 September - Chapter 2, Theories of Development 03 September - Chapter 3, Heredity & Environment 08 September - Chapter 4, Prenatal & Birth 10 September - Chapter 5, The 1st 2 Years: Biosocial Development 15 September - Chapter 6, The 1st 2 Years: Cognitive Development 17 September - Chapter 7, The 1st 2 Years: Psychosocial Development - Unit Test #1 22 September - Chapter 8, Early Childhood: Biosocial Development - Project 1st draft due! 24 September - Chapter 9, Early Childhood: Cognitive Development 29 September - Chapter 10, Early Childhood: Psychosocial Development 01 October - Chapter 11, Middle Childhood: Biosocial Development 06 October - Chapter 12, Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development 08 October - Chapter 13, Middle Childhood: Psychsocial Development - Unit Test #2 13 October - Chapter 14, Adolescence: Biosocial Development - Project 2nd draft due! 15 October - Chapter 15, Adolescence: Cognitive Development 20 October - Chapter 16, Adolescence: Psychosocial Development 22 October - Chapter 17, Emerging Adulthood: Biosocial Development 27 October - Chapter 18, Emerging Adulthood: Cognitive Development 29 October - Chapter 19, Emerging Adulthood: Psych. Development - Unit Test #3 03 November - Chapter 20, Adulthood: Biosocial Development - Project 3rd draft due! 05 November - Chapter 21, Adulthood: Cognitive Development 10 November - Chapter 22, Adulthood: Psychosocial Development 12 November - Chapter 23, Late Adulthood: Biosocial Development 17 November - Chapter 24, Late Adulthood: Cognitive Development 19 November - Chapter 25, Late Adulthood: Psychosocial Development - Unit Test #4 24 November - Epilogue, Death & Dying - 26 November - Holiday 01 Dec - Review 03 Dec - Class Project Due! Final: December 8th - Test starts at 10:15 am .