01/23/2017 - 05/02/2017
3:30pm - 5:00pm , 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Open to EDUC 180 Days in Springfield students only. CPE class; $45/term non-refundable reg. fee + $438/credit. Refund and class swap policies differ from Univ. day classes; please see www.UMassULearn.net for more information. This course is designed for the preservice teacher and will examine the effect of psychological and social forces on the growth and development of the adolescent with particular attention paid to the ramification of these for teaching and learning. Examination of theories of adolescent psychological development including identity formation, the impact of the family, and cognitive development. Exploration of the impact of social and cultural forces on adolescent growth and development, including cultural background, race, gender, class and media. Textbooks to be determined. Contact instructor for details.