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EDC1100 Lifespan Development and Learning

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Education
School or Department : Education


This course provides an introduction to the key concepts and issues related to an understanding of human development and learning. Taking a lifespan perspective, the course provides an overview of the constancies and changes in physical, cognitive, and psychosocial dimensions of the individual, and introduces varied views on learning. The reciprocal influence of context, such as educational settings, family, peer group and community environments, will be explored. Students will be encouraged to reflect critically on theories of development and learning as applied to developmental practices across the lifespan and also the implications for themselves as lifelong learners. NOTE: Minimum enrolment numbers apply to this offering. Should enrolments not reach the minimum number required for on-campus study, student may be transferred to the WEB offering and advised of this change before semester commences.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2011 Online
Semester 3, 2011 Online