Developmental Psychology provides student readers with essential help in all aspects of their first course in developmental psychology, including advice on revising exams, preparing and writing course assessment materials, and enhancing and progressing their knowledge and skills in line with course requirements on a developmental psychology course.
Chapter 1.6: Learning Outcomes and Assessment
Learning Outcomes and Assessment
At the end of your developmental psychology module you should be able to:
- understand and describe the major theories and areas of research in developmental psychology;
- think critically about the key studies/theories;
- understand and be able to evaluate the methods used to research developmental psychology;
- relate the theories and thinking of developmental psychologists to child development; [Page 14]
- understand the basic history and development of developmental psychology;
- understand the relationship between developmental psychology and other psychological approaches.
You will be assessed in a number of ways, including essay-writing, projects and discussion work. Put simply, there are two basic skills that you need to be a good psychologist and it is these that your examiners will look for when assessing you:
- Firstly, for your knowledge and understanding of ...