Spring, 2012
 Hembree
  

   Child Development 145 (01; 66-69)
   Controversial Issues in Child Development

 

   

Course Schedule

Announcements 5/14/12

 

CHECK GRADES 5/20/12

Please note: This schedule is subject to change! Please check for changes weekly. Click on red links for more information. Revised 4/25/12.

Due dates are not accurate for sections 66-69  (please see WebCT for accurate dates)

 
Schedule:

 

 

 

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Date

 

 

Topic
(see red links for lecture outlines)

 

Reading Assignment
(use password for links; Readings should be done before lecture)

Assignments 
Due
(see red links for assignment handouts)

 1/25


Introduction to the course and topics

 

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Choose books for book club (to form groups)

I. FAMILY CONTEXT

 2/1 

Parenting & Discipline 

Boutwell et al. (2011)

Fritz (2008)

Hicks-Pass (2009)

Thompson Gershoff (2002)

 

Discussion Assignment #1 due

 

 2/8

Child Care

 

Jacob (2009)

Adi-Japha & Kein (2009)

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (2003)

 
Discussion Assignment #2 due

2/15 

Family Diversity

Amato & Fowler (2002)

Lansford (2009)

Patterson (2009)  

Brodzinsky (2011)  

 

 

Discussion Assignment #3 due

 2/22
 

Gender and Equity

 

Buchmann et al. (2008)

Chesley  (2011)

Mead (2006)

 

 

Work on Book Club reading  #1

 

Position Paper #1 due

 

II. EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS

 2/29
 

Early Education and School Readiness

 

 

Barnett (2005)

Bowman (2009)

Graue (2006)

Umek et al. (2008)

 

Work on Book Club reading  #1

Discussion Assignment #4 due

3/7    

High Stakes Testing

Review for Exam

Amrein & Berliner (2003)  

Duffy et al. (2008).

Eisner (2001)  

Porter & Polikoff (2007)

 

Book Club reading  #1

 

SEE EXAM GUIDE #1 

 

Book club Assignment #1 due

3/14
 

EXAM # 1 (BRING BLUE BOOK + Notes/Readings!)

Book Club Meeting #1

 

EXAM GUIDE #1

 

 

SPRING BREAK

3/28

Special Education/ Bilingual Education

 

 

Blanchett et al. (2009)

Lindsay (2007)

Duran et al. (2010)

Hadi-Tabassum (2005)

 

 

Discussion Assignment #5 due

 

 

4/4   

Bullying/Adolescent Risk Behavior

 

Bersamin et al. (2008)

Bowllan (2011)

Jones (2010)

Reese et al. (2000)

***video

Position Paper #2 due

 

III. COMMUNITY/SOCIETY

4/11

Cultural Diversity

 

 

Britto & Amer (2007)

Barry et al. (2009)

Murray (2010)

SRCD policy report

 

Work on Book Club reading  #2

Discussion Assignment #6 due

 

4/18  

Child Abuse and the Legal System

(see ppts for this lecture)

Bugental et al. (2002)

Goodman & Melinder (2007)

Zeanah et al. (2011).

SRCD policy report

 

Work on Book Club reading  #2

Discussion Assignment #7 due

4/25

Child Poverty

Exam Review

 

Census Bureau Survey

Huston (2011)

Drake et al. (2009)

Work on Book Club reading  #2

SEE EXAM GUIDE #2 

Discussion Assignment #8 due

 

5/2 

 

Exam #2
 

 

 

(revised) EXAM GUIDE #2 

 

 

5/9 

Book Club Meeting #2

Wrapping up the course (discussion)

 

Complete Book Club reading  #2

 

Position Paper #3 due

Book club Assignment #2 due 

 

 

Send problems, comments or suggestions to: hembrees@csus.edu. Updated: January 25, 2012

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