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تحميل الدليل التدريبي

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Course Title:               HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

 

Course Number:                     RHS 345

 

Credit hours:               2+1 = 3

 

Course in-charge:       Ravi S Shukla

 

Course Description:  The course introduces the students to the developmental process of a normal person in different aspects of human growth ontogenetically.  Developmental aspects include motor, neural, social, emotional, glandular, intellectual, sensory and communication.  Interaction of these different aspects in overall development of the individual is also introduced.

 

Course Objectives:

 

1.      To make students understand stages of growth and development of different skills.

2.      To identify and understand the factors influencing the development o different skills.

3.      To make students relate different aspects of growth and development to communication development

 

SYLLABUS:

 

WEEK 1 and 2: Introduction; Meaning of growth and development, Maturity, Concept of phylogenetic and ontogenetic development, Types of change, Aims and purposes of knowing developmental patterns, General principles of growth and development, Factors affecting growth and development

 

Week 3:  Genetic Foundations of Behavior; Mechanisms of inheritance, Concept of meiosis and mitosis, Eugenics, Genes and Enzymes and their relationship to behavior

                                                                                                                               

Week4: Neural Development; Brief description of evolution of the central nervous system, Pre natal and post natal development of the central nervous system including myelinization process.

 

Week 5: Intellectual development; Growth of Intelligence, from early childhood to adolescence, decline of intelligence with age, methods of measuring intelligence, Concept of IQ and factors affecting intelligence development.

 

Week 6: INCOURSE EXAMINATION 1 on 4th April

 

Week 7 and 8:  Glandular development; The different types of glands particularly ductless and their secretions.  Relationship of different hormones and behavior of the individual

 

Week 9:  Motor Development; Stages in motor development, Motor development during infancy and childhood, the development of complex motor skills and the handedness

 

Week 10: Physical development; Growth cycles, concept of asynchronous growth, Effects of growth cycles on behavior, concept of body size and body proportion

 

Week 11: INCOURSE EXAMINATION 2

 

Week 12: Emotional development; Definition of emotions, Theories of emotional development, Characteristics of childhood emotions, factors in emotional development

 

Week 13: Personality development; Concept of personality, components of personality, development of personality, factors that determine personality

 

Week 14:  Presentation of assignment and group discussion

 

Week 15and 16: Final Examination: 16th May

 

Practical:  Practical aspects of the course include submitting an assignment on topics related child development and group discussion and familiarizing students with methods of measuring intelligence and personality of the individuals

 

 

BOOKS:

1.      Developmental psychology – A life span approach, latest Edition by Elizabeth B Hurlock

2.      Child Development by Tudor M, MaGraw Hill

 

 
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