Ψ   Lifespan Growth & Development
                                                                    Class schedule for Fall 2015                                                  
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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 .