Courses Catalogue

Theories Of Child Development Psychology

COURSE CODE: ECP 7302
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Early Childhood, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

Course Description

The course equips students with skills and knowledge of handling children at different stages of development. The course focuses on the different theories associated with the different developmental stages on the growth and development of a child.

Course Aim

The learners will appreciate the contributions of different theorist on child development and developmental stages.

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the students should be able to:

·         Describe the different theories on child development

·         Explain what leads to poor study habits, memory loss and reading difficulties

·         Identify and explain the stages of child development