Child Development 145 (01; 66-69) - Hembree
Controversial Issues in Child Development
Spring, 2012 

 

Introduction

I.  Introduction to Course Content and Focus

A. Focus on Critical Thinking and Scholarly Inquiry related to Controversial Issues

  • Controversial = of or related to the expression of opposing views (Merriam-Webster). 

 

 

 

  • Critical = exercising or involving careful judgment or judicious evaluation (Merriam-Webster)

 

 

 

  • Scholarly =  of, characteristic of, or suitable to learned persons (Merriam-Webster)

 

 

 

 

B. Discussion-based nature of the course

 

 

 

 

II. Intro to the Course

A.    Readings

 

B.     Assignments & Grading

 

C. Web Enhancement Course web page/SacCT

 

D. Expectations

 

E. Structure of Class Sessions

 

III. Focus on Writing

A. Major focus on writing

 

 

 

B. Seeking out support for writing

 

 

 

C. APA style

 

 

 

 

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California State University, Sacramento
College of Education
Department of Child Development

Updated: January, 2012

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