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ERIC Number: ED001512
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Sep-15
Pages: 22
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"UNDERSTANDING BASIC FACTORS IN HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT," ONE OF A SERIES OF SYLLABI COMPRISING THE TRAINING CENTER'S CURRICULUM.
MERLE, SHERMAN
THE OUTLINE WAS ONE OF A NUMBER OF SYLLABI FOR TRAINING PROJECTS UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE TRAINING CENTER IN YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, THE COURSE PROVIDED FUNDAMENTAL INFORMATION, WHICH WOULD SHARPEN TRAINEES' POWERS OF OBSERVATION AND STIMULATE DESIRE FOR FURTHER STUDY AND EXPLORATION. THE CENTRAL AIM WAS TO HELP THE PARTICIPANTS AUGMENT THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF BEHAVIOR THAT WAS DIFFICULT TO EXPLAIN IN ORDINARY, COMMON-SENSE TERMS. THE SESSIONS INCLUDED (1) AN INTRODUCTORY SESSION, (2) THE BASIC THEME AND CONCEPTS OF THE COURSE, (3) THE APPLICATION OF CONCEPTS, (4) THE DEVELOPMENTAL PERIOD OF INFANCY, (5) THE CONSEQUENCES OF MATERNAL DEPRIVATION, (6) THE DEVELOPMENTAL PERIOD OF THE TODDLER, (7) THE SOCIOCULTURAL COMPONENTS IN CHILD-REARING PRACTICES, (8) THE DEVELOPMENTAL PERIOD OF READINESS FOR SCHOOL, (9) THE DEVELOPMENTAL PERIOD OF LATENCY I, WHICH INCLUDES SUCH MAJOR TASKS AS SOCIALIZATION AND LEARNING, BOTH FORMAL AND INFORMAL, (10) THE DEVELOPMENTAL PERIOD OF LATENCY II, WHICH IS SOMETIMES AN EMOTIONALLY TROUBLED TIME, AND (11) THE DEVELOPMENTAL PERIOD OF ADOLESCENCE.
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Authoring Institution: Boston Univ., MA. School of Social Work.
Identifiers: MASSACHUSETTS; Massachusetts (Boston)