Child Development 292 (01)
Seminar in Exam Option
California State University, Sacramento
Fall, 2009
Hembree

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Course Schedule

 
Dates:
*9/1 *10/27
*9/8 *11/3
*9/15 *11/10
*9/22 *11/17
*9/29 *11/24
*10/6 *12/1
*10/13 *12/8
*10/20

Other deadlines

 

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Please note: This schedule is subject to change. Please check it regularly.  

Revised 11/3/09

Date

Topic

Reading

Assignments

 

 

9/1

 

Introduction

Overview of exam option

 

 

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9/8

Critical reading & writing

The focal topic (discussion)

 

 

 Reading

Exam handbook

 

Response Paper #1

 

 

9/15

Writing Effective Essays

Researching the Focal topic

 

 Reading 2 

Plagiarism web site

Response Paper #2

 

 

9/22

 

The Exam petition

 

  

Exam Petition Handout

Focal topic readings 

 

 

Work on Library Research and Annotated Bibliography

 

9/29  

No class - Work on Annotated Bibliography/ Focal Topic Questions

 

 

Focal topic readings

 

Annotated bibliography due via email

 
10/6

General Organization/Preparation Strategies

Overcoming Anxiety/Peer Support

Discussion of Exam Process and Study Materials

 

 

 

Reading 3 

 

 

  

draft of exam petition due

 

 

 
10/13

Practice Questions/ Discussion for Focal Topic

 

 

 

 

 

 

Response Paper #3

CHDV 505 Reservation form due in department by 10/15

 

 
10/20

Discuss reading list - preparation

Reading list available

 

 

 

See
Reading list

 

 

 

 
 

10/27

Discuss preparation with list

Reading list section #1 (Theory and Social and Cognitive Development)
 

 

 

 

Exam Reading list section 1

 

 

 

 

 

11/3


NO CLASS

Work on Reading list section #2 (Research Methods Across ages)

Practice Questions/ Discussion

Exam Reading list section 2

 

 

2nd draft of exam petition due - via email

 

 

11/10

NO CLASS

Work on Reading list section #3 (Context and Development)

Work on Practice Questions/ Discussion

 

 

Exam Reading list section 3
  

 

 

 

 

 

11/17

Exam Questions distributed

Discuss reading list and questions

 

 

Exam Questions

Final exam petition due in class

 

11/24

NO CLASS

Develop Study Materials for exam questions

 

 

Practice question assignment

 

12/1

Discuss Study Materials for exam questions

 

 

Practice question assignment

 

 

12/8

What's next?

Class discussion and presentations

 

 

Study Materials due via email

 

Other Dates to Keep in Mind:

  • For those wishing to enroll in CHDV 505 in Spring, 2010, the CHDV reservation form is due by October 15th .

  • The final exam petition must be submitted to the department no later than Tuesday, November 17th.

  • The comprehensive exam is scheduled over TWO DAYS for FRIDAY February 26th 8:30 am -12:30 p.m. and SATURDAY February 27th, 2010, 8:30 am -12:30 p.m. There will be no alternate exam time scheduled so mark your calendars and make arrangements to attend the exam sessions on both days. For those students needing a re-take of 1-2 questions failed at the first administration, a second administration is scheduled for Saturday, April 17th.

 

 

 Send problems, comments or suggestions to: hembrees@csus.edu. Updated: August 20, 2009

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