Level of study Third/Final year
Credit value 10
Semester 1 and 2.
Pre-requisite modules Child Development: Psychological Approaches - 17258
The module explores child developmental processes and experiences from cultural perspectives, particularly cultural psychology. Theoretical approaches including cultural psychology, cultural comparative psychology, psychological anthropology and indigenous psychology are defined. Specific processes are then examined including; Parental beliefs across cultures and socialisation practices; cognitive development including language acquisition; emotional development. Finally schooling and formal education are explored from different cultural traditions with an examination of culturally relevant curricula.
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures, Seminars and Research Workshops