Chapter 1 Studying Children’s Development
 
How? <ul><li>How do you know what you know about developing children? </li></ul><ul><li>How reliable is your knowledge at ...
Where? <ul><li>Where do children spend most of their waking hours? </li></ul><ul><li>Where do schools fit into child devel...
What? <ul><li>What does the shift in national demographics have to do with teaching? </li></ul><ul><li>What does learning ...
Current Status of Children and Adolescents <ul><li>How will you deal with  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching diverse students...
Text Definitions <ul><li>Development   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The changes in the child that occur over time. </li></ul></ul...
Text Definitions <ul><li>Theory   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A set of general statements used to explain facts. </li></ul></ul>...
Issues of Child Development <ul><li>Nature versus nurture </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/ply11
Issues of Child Development <ul><li>Stability versus plasticity </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/plxyn   http://snipurl.com/pl...
Issues of Child Development <ul><li>Continuity versus discontinuity </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/plxhj   http://snipurl.co...
Issues of Child Development <ul><li>Passive versus active child </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/ply5o   http://snipurl.com/pm...
Issues of Child Development <ul><li>Endpoint versus no endpoint </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/plyng   http://snipurl.com/pl...
Theories of Development <ul><li>Biological Theories </li></ul><ul><li>Psychoanalytic Theories  </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviora...
Which theory is right? <ul><li>All </li></ul><ul><li>Some </li></ul><ul><li>None </li></ul><ul><li>Depends </li></ul>
Research Methods <ul><li>Case Study </li></ul><ul><li>Correlational Studies  </li></ul><ul><li>Longitudinal Study </li></u...
Research Design <ul><li>In groups of four, sort the information about each of the research designs. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Data Collection Methods <ul><li>Direct Observation </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/qukdp http://snipurl.com/qukjs
Data Collection Methods <ul><li>Self-Reports </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/qul3y http://snipurl.com/qul6y
Data Collection Methods <ul><li>Performance Assessments </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/r5053 http://snipurl.com/r51gp
Judging the Quality of a Study <ul><li>Sample selection – why this/these participant/s </li></ul><ul><li>Generalizability ...
For Thursday <ul><li>Bring in copy of cleared CBC from icampus. Your ulid must be clear on print out. </li></ul><ul><li>Re...
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Week 2 210 fa11

  1. 1. Chapter 1 Studying Children’s Development
  2. 3. How? <ul><li>How do you know what you know about developing children? </li></ul><ul><li>How reliable is your knowledge at this point? </li></ul>
  3. 4. Where? <ul><li>Where do children spend most of their waking hours? </li></ul><ul><li>Where do schools fit into child development? </li></ul>
  4. 5. What? <ul><li>What does the shift in national demographics have to do with teaching? </li></ul><ul><li>What does learning about child development have to do with special need students? </li></ul><ul><li>What do societal factors have to do with teaching? </li></ul>
  5. 6. Current Status of Children and Adolescents <ul><li>How will you deal with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching diverse students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language barriers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficulties in providing a quality education to all of your future students? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Text Definitions <ul><li>Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The changes in the child that occur over time. </li></ul></ul>http://snipurl.com/prg01
  7. 8. Text Definitions <ul><li>Theory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A set of general statements used to explain facts. </li></ul></ul>http://snipurl.com/prgpf
  8. 9. Issues of Child Development <ul><li>Nature versus nurture </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/ply11
  9. 10. Issues of Child Development <ul><li>Stability versus plasticity </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/plxyn http://snipurl.com/plx7i
  10. 11. Issues of Child Development <ul><li>Continuity versus discontinuity </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/plxhj http://snipurl.com/plxub
  11. 12. Issues of Child Development <ul><li>Passive versus active child </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/ply5o http://snipurl.com/pm0ji
  12. 13. Issues of Child Development <ul><li>Endpoint versus no endpoint </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/plyng http://snipurl.com/plzix
  13. 14. Theories of Development <ul><li>Biological Theories </li></ul><ul><li>Psychoanalytic Theories </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral Theories </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Theories </li></ul><ul><li>Contextual Theories </li></ul>
  14. 15. Which theory is right? <ul><li>All </li></ul><ul><li>Some </li></ul><ul><li>None </li></ul><ul><li>Depends </li></ul>
  15. 16. Research Methods <ul><li>Case Study </li></ul><ul><li>Correlational Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Longitudinal Study </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-Sectional Study </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-Sequential Study </li></ul><ul><li>Experimental Study </li></ul><ul><li>Action research </li></ul>
  16. 17. Research Design <ul><li>In groups of four, sort the information about each of the research designs. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>While sorting, discuss the components and fill out your graphic organizer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Come up with an example of each type of research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss the pros and cons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to report out </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oldest person is recorder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Youngest is reporter </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Data Collection Methods <ul><li>Direct Observation </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/qukdp http://snipurl.com/qukjs
  18. 19. Data Collection Methods <ul><li>Self-Reports </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/qul3y http://snipurl.com/qul6y
  19. 20. Data Collection Methods <ul><li>Performance Assessments </li></ul>http://snipurl.com/r5053 http://snipurl.com/r51gp
  20. 21. Judging the Quality of a Study <ul><li>Sample selection – why this/these participant/s </li></ul><ul><li>Generalizability - applicable </li></ul><ul><li>Reliability – replicable </li></ul><ul><li>Validity – does it measure what it says it does? </li></ul>
  21. 22. For Thursday <ul><li>Bring in copy of cleared CBC from icampus. Your ulid must be clear on print out. </li></ul><ul><li>Read Chapter 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Continue working on Health Topics Presentations </li></ul>

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