EDUC 023. Adolescence

In this course, students examine adolescent development from psychological, sociological, and life-span perspectives, reading both traditional theory and challenges to that theory that consider issues of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. During the first part of the term, students explore various aspects of individual development (e.g., cognitive, affective, physiological, etc.). The second part focuses on the adolescent's experience in a range of social contexts (e.g., family, peer group, school, etc.). Required for students pursuing secondary teacher certification. Not recommended for first-year students.
Prerequisite: EDUC 014  or permission of the instructor.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for ESCH.
Spring 2021. Staff.
Spring 2022. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Educational Studies  
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