Learning, Development and Culture 1

75102

This course introduces key theories of human development and provides students with an overview of the early patterns and characteristics of learning and development, including language learning. A range of theoretical perspectives are presented with a focus on socio-cultural approaches and the context in which development occurs.

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    Level
    5
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    $855 NZ Domestic
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    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 18 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 12 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Workshop schedule

To see when the workshop for this course is being held in your area go to the 
workshop schedule on the programme page.

 

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

Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

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.

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $855 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 18 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 12 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying