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What Will You Learn?

The Child Psychology Course will vastly improve your understanding of the unique and complex minds of children and the effect external and internal influences have on their development. By studying this course, you will gain knowledge that can help you to raise well-balanced, productive individuals as well as discover some universal insights into human nature.

This course on the psychological development of children looks at the development of very young children. It deals with topics such as the development of perception, knowledge, skills and relationships. The way in which biological, social and cultural influences interact in a child’s development is a central theme, examined from different points of view in modern psychological research and theory.

This distance learning Child Psychology Course is divided into two distinct parts, and the diploma covers some of the major concepts in the field. The first part deals with the physical, social and behavioural development of the child and the influence that family, friends and their environment have in their overall development. The second part deals with understanding the child as an individual. In this you shall study various aspects such as moral development, development of gender roles, aggression in children, behavioural modification, and more.

Child Psychology is the branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children. Understanding how children develop can aid in the understanding of how to raise well-balanced, productive individuals as well as provide some universal insights into human nature.

Jean Piaget, a Swiss developmental psychologist and philosopher known for his epistemological studies with children, suggested that children actually think differently than adults. Before Piaget’s work, the common assumption in psychology was that children are merely less competent thinkers than adults. According to Piaget, children are born with a very basic mental structure (genetically inherited and evolved) on which all subsequent learning and knowledge is based. Today, psychologists recognise that child psychology is unique and complex, but many differ in terms of the unique perspective they take when approaching development.

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: The First Year of Life
  • Part 2: Infant Reflexes
  • Part 3: Social Development in the First Year
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Formation of Attachments
  • Part 2: Animal Studies in Child Development
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Consequences of Breakdown in Attachments
  • Part 2: Implications of Theories of Attachment
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: The Home, Family and School
  • Part 2: Effects of Maternal Employment on Children
  • Part 3: Families with Absent Fathers
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Nature and Purpose of Research
  • Part 2: Variables, Sampling and Design of Investigations
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: The Nature/Nurture Debate
  • Part 2: Bower - Size Constancy
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: The Development of Language and Communication
  • Part 2: Outline of Language Development
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Definitions of Intelligence
  • Part 2: Tests of Intelligence
  • Part 3: Advantages and Disadvantages of IQ Testing
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Nature/Nurture Debate in the Study of Intelligence
  • Part 2: The Stability of IQ
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Data Collection and Interpretation
  • Part 2: Data Analysis
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: How Children Think
  • Part 2: Studies on Egocentrism
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: How Behaviour is Acquired
  • Part 2: Learning and Conditioning
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Freud's Psychodynamic Theory
  • Part 2: The Five Stage Theory
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Moral Development
  • Part 2: Investigation of Moral Behaviour
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: The Development of Gender Roles
  • Part 2: Biological, Social and Cultural Theories
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Aggression in Children
  • Part 2: Psychological Theories and Aggression
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Methods Used in Child Development Research
  • Part 2: Designs for Examining Development
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: The Power of Play
  • Part 2: The Consequences of Play Deprivation
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Learning in School
  • Part 2: Types of Learning
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Part 1: Behaviour Modification
  • Part 2: Behaviour Modification Techniques
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Anyone who is involved with children on a day-to-day basis will benefit from following this Child Psychology course, whether that is as a parent, educator, counsellor or carer. Those looking to pursue a career in child psychology will find this to be an excellent introduction to the subject – giving you both a solid foundation of knowledge on which to build and the confidence to commit to further study. 

We also offer this course an an audio course, discover the Child Psychology Audio Course here

 

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