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Human Development 265 Notes, Week One

by: Erika De Leygraaf

Human Development 265 Notes, Week One HD 265

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These notes cover everything from week one lectures, including: syllabus, Chapter 1, and homework assigned during those two days.
Cuiting Li
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This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Erika De Leygraaf on Thursday September 8, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to HD 265 at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point taught by Cuiting Li in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 296 views. For similar materials see HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN APPROACH in Human Development at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point.


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Date Created: 09/08/16
9/6/16 What We Discussed: - Syllabus - Copy on D2L - Need a clicker from LRC Room 027 - Exams are online (​open book​) - Will close out after 90 minutes - Cannot reenter the test if closed out - Can protest questions/answers - Use textbook (page #) to justify Assignments: - Strengths/weaknesses questionnaire - - Upload screenshot to dropbox - Due: 9/22 - Summary of strengths/weaknesses & why - ½ page - Upload to dropbox - Due: 9/22 9/8/16 What We Discussed: Chapter 1 - Health​ = a state of: - Absence of disease - Complete physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing - 7 Dimensions of Wellness - Physical - Psychological/emotional - Spiritual - Social - Intellectual - Environmental - Occupational - Human Development​ = to understand how and why people change or stay the same with age - Involves all kinds of people - Changes from conception to death - Scientific Method - Step 1: question - Step Two: hypothesis - Step Three: experiment - Step Four: conclusion (NOT proof) - Step Five: repeat and publish - Nature vs Nurture - a core issue - Discontinuity​ = a sudden, dramatic change in growth - Ex: caterpillar becoming a butterfly - Continuity​ = a progression of growth, minimal change - Ex: a seed becoming a tree - Life Span Perspective​ = sources of continuity and discontinuity - Multidirectional - nonlinear, unpredictable - Butterfly effect → a butterfly can cause a hurricane - Power of Continuity → opposite - Multicontextual - multiple influences - Microsystem = yourself - Mesosystem = primary influences - Family, friends, teachers - Exosystem = secondary influences - School, church, other activities - Macrosystem = even more broad - Government, culture, social class - Cohort​ = a group of people who are the same age and experience the same event in the same way - Ex: Those who were 2 years old during 9-11 do not remember anything. Those who were 7 most likely remember being at school or had just gotten out of school. Assignments: - Same as above


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