Developmental Psychology Online Course
Survey the psychological development of human life in this online psychology course.
- Psyc 111: Introduction to Psychology
- Online - Self-Paced Enroll Anytime
- EST. time to complete:
- 3 to 9 months
- $342.16 per credit (no fees)
What You'll Learn in the Developmental Psychology Course?
This online college course is a survey of the psychology of human life span development including intellectual, social and emotional aspects of the normal individual and emphasizing childhood and adolescent development.
At the end of this online psychology course, you will be a more sophisticated child watcher. That is, the material of the course will broaden your perspective on children and allow you to observe, interpret and enjoy the behavior of children from a more knowledgeable and richer perspective.
How to Take the Developmental Psychology Course Online?
You have 3 to 9 months from your enrollment date to complete 15 lessons and five proctored exams.
Each lesson has an open-book quiz where you are asked to answer multiple-choice questions. The purpose of the quiz is to assess your knowledge of material from the chapter. The lesson immediately preceding each exam will ask you to answer one additional, randomly selected essay question.
The multiple-choice exams will cover material learned in lessons and chapters preceding the exams. The last multiple-choice exam is comprehensive and will cover the material from the entire textbook.
Developmental Psychology Online Course Lessons
- Intro to Developmental Psychology and Its Research Strategies
- Hereditary Influences on Development
- Prenatal Development, Birth and Newborns’ Readiness for Life
- The Brain, Body, Motor Skills and Sexual Development
- Piaget's Theory and Vygotsky's Sociocultural Viewpoint
- Cognitive Development: Information Processing Perspectives
- Intelligence: Measuring Mental Performance
- Development of Language and Communication Skills
- Emotional Development, Temperament and Attachment
- Development of the Self and Social Cognition
- Sex Differences and Sex-Role Development
- Aggression, Altruism and Moral Development
- The Context of Development I: The Family
- The Context of Development II: Peers, Schools and Technology
Required Developmental Psychology Textbook
Shaffer, David, and Katherine Kipp. Developmental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence. 9th ed. Wadsworth Cengage Learning. Belmont, CA: 2014. ISBN-13: 978-1133491231 or ISBN-10: 1133491235.
Why Take Online Classes at UND?
Here are a few reasons why you should take an online enroll anytime course at UND:
- Great customer service – Our registration team is ready to answer questions quickly so you can focus on your coursework.
- Affordable – UND's enroll anytime courses are priced at North Dakota's affordable, in-state tuition rate.
- Accredited – UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
- Easily transfer credits – Transferring credits is always at the discretion of the institution to which the credits are being transferred. In general, credits from schools/universities that are regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission transfer to other regionally accredited institutions. UND's online courses appear on your UND transcript in the same way as other courses.
Flexible 100% Online Course
You'll take this online course at your own pace. Take our online quiz to help determine if online enroll anytime courses are right for you.
Course information including tuition, technology requirements, textbooks, lessons and exams is subject to change without notice.