This page contains the Learning Resources for this week. Be sure to scroll down the page to see all of the assigned resources for this week. To view this week’s media resources, please use the streaming media player below.
Note: Please read/view the following Required Resources in the order indicated below. You are required to view only the segments of the CD-ROM that are indicated in the Learning Resources. Be aware that the developmental domains are referred to differently on the CD-ROM than they are in the course text (i.e., the biological realm is the same as the physical domain, and the psychosocial realm is the same as the social and emotional domain).
- Course Text: Discovering Child Development
- Page 443: Adolescence
- Chapter 14: Physical Development and Health in Adolescence
- Pages 445–451 (Read to “The Adolescent Growth Spurt”)
- Pages 452–461 (Read from “The Process of Puberty”)
- Pages 465–469 (Read from “Eating Disturbances and Disorders” to “Adolescents and Chronic Illnesses”)
- Pages 474–480
- Chapter 15: Cognitive Development in Adolescence
- Pages 485–493 (Read to “How Does School Influence Adolescent Development?”)
- Chapter 16: Social and Emotional Development in Adolescence
- Pages 513–537 (Read to “How Do Mass Media Influence Adolescents’ Development?”)
- Pages 547–549 (Read from “What Factors Influence Adolescents’ Vulnerability and Resilience?”)
- Online Reading: Week 5: Sum It Up (PDF format)
From Exploring Child Development (2nd ed.) by Richard Fabes and Carol Lynn Martin
Published by Allyn and Bacon, Boston, MA. Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education. Used by permission of the publisher.
Video: Laureate Education (Producer). (2008). Child development: Virtual field experience™: the developmental continuum [Video file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu
Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 39 minutes.
Throughout this media segment, you will have the opportunity to view the developmental continuum–infants through school-age children–as you watch all of the ages and many of the segments you have already seen, this time listening to professional commentary about some of the developmental hallmarks represented in the children’s behaviors and interactions.
Note: You will need to watch this media segment in order to complete your Application Assignment for this week.
- Web Site: Gateway Newsletter: Parenting into the Teen Years
Web Site: Great Transitions: Preparing Adolescents for a New Century