Learning, Development and Culture

65102

This course introduces key theories of human development and provides you with an overview of the early patterns and characteristics of learning and development, including language learning.

  •  
    Level
    5
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    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $830 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2019 to start 8 Jul 2019
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

A range of theoretical perspectives are presented with a focus on socio-cultural approaches and the context in which development occurs.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Demonstrate understanding of key theories of human development 
  • Explain how young children learn and develop within their social and cultural context 
  • Discuss current research about early brain development and implications for the care and education of infants and toddlers
  • Demonstrate knowledge about young children in general, including developmental patterns and cultural influences
  • Identify patterns of early language learning and the influence of contextual and social factors.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Lecturer / Tutor

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Diploma
  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $830 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2019 to start 8 Jul 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying