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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Fall 2007

PSY 304 • Intro to Child Psychology

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
44910 MWF
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
NOA 1.126

Course Description

In this course the changes that begin in infancy and continue through adolescence will be studied. Current theoretical perspectives and research methods will serve as starting points for the special tasks of the developing human, e.g., perceiving the world, forming concepts, acquiring language, forming emotional attachments, etc.

Grading Policy

Grades are based on 3 objective multiple choice exams. Four exams will be offered during the course. Of the first three you may drop your lowest grade. Or, you may choose not to take one of the first three exams. Each of these exams will include 40 questions from the lectures and the textbooks. The fourth exam is comprehensive and is required. This final will have 80 questions each worth .5 point.

Additionally, there are five short assignments to be completed outside of class. The assignments ask you to read and respond to 5 selections from the Nunn & Boyatzis text.


Siegler, DeLoache & Eisenberg. 2003. How Children Develop. Sattler, Kramer, Shabatay, & Bernstein. 2002. Child Development in Context


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