ED 262 Child Growth and Development 3 Cr.
Students trace the development of the human being cognitively, linguistically, socially, emotionally and physically from conception to the onset of adolescence. Students examine various theories of learning, language acquisition, attachment, moral development and intelligence. Special attention is given to genetic, environmental, epigenetic factors and how they affect academic readiness and academic performance in school. 3 Lecture hours. Prerequisite: PY 211 (Spring).
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The Education program has majors leading to a BS in Elementary Education, a BS in Physical Education preK-12, and Mathematics students may work toward a second major in Education if they are interested in teaching at the secondary level. Mathematics students interested in pursuing a recommendation for a teaching license in the State of Vermont must complete all of the designated requirements for the Mathematics major, and they must complete a sequence of Education courses to help prepare them to become secondary mathematics teachers.