HDFS Notes 8/30/16
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kelsey White on Saturday August 6, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to HDFS005 at University of Vermont taught by Lawrence Shelton in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 9 views.
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Date Created: 08/06/16
▯ ▯ Tuesday, August 30, 2016 HDFS▯ Viewpoint▯ -we are active participants in our own lives▯ -we attempt to make sense of our experiences▯ -we construct our understanding using the mental processes available to us, and these mental processes change over the course of development▯ -we attempt to make our new understanding consistent with our previous understand- ing, ▯ -experiences with other people are central to our development, ▯ -experiences with us change the people we relate to in our lives, and ▯ -what we can experience depends on where we are in time and place. ▯ —people around us are going to help us develop. ▯ —we may not be aware of the impact we have on other people by just being around them. We are helping to shape their development as well. ▯ —our development is shaped by where we are and when ▯ ▯ Concept: Life Span▯ -A person appears on Earth at a particular time and disappears from Earth at a particu- lar time in history ▯ -The Life Span stretches from Conception to Recycling. ▯ -Inﬂuences on a person’s development begin long before Conception. ▯ Conception▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ Recycling▯ |——————————————————————————————————————| ▯ Concept: Events▯ -Milestones, accomplishments, and occurrences that are typical are called normative events. ▯ -Normative events are expected to happen during a lifetime, but may not. ▯ ▯ ▯ Tuesday, August 30, 2016 -Events that are not common to everyone—accidents, unusual experiences, rare ill- nesses—are called non-normative events. ▯ ▯ Concept: Stages▯ -We notice differences between people of different ages. People of similar age share common features, and experience common events. ▯ Life Stages Prenatal▯ Infancy Toddlerhood Early Childhood Middle Childhood Adolescence Young Adulthood Middle Adulthood Later Adulthood Dying ▯ -Stages: Shakespeare As You Like It, Act 2, Scene 7▯
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