Child Development 292 (01)
Seminar in Exam Option
California State University, Sacramento
Fall, 2010
Hembree

Announcements 10/6/10

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 12/1/10

Date

Topic

Reading

Assignments

 

9/1

Class does not meet.

Read for 9/8 class 


Exam handbook

Exam Reading list

 

 

 

9/8

CLASS MEETS

Overview of exam option

Critical Reading & Writing

 Writing Effective Essays

The Focal Topic

 

Reading 1 
 

Reading 2 

Plagiarism web site 

 

 

 

Response Paper #1 due in class

 

9/15

 

Research Focal Topic

 

 Focal topic reading

 

Response Paper #2 (via email)

 

 

9/22

Work on Annotated Bibliography/ Focal Topic Questions

 

  

Focal topic reading

 

Work on Library Research and Annotated Bibliography

9/29  

 

CLASS MEETS

Discuss focal topic

Essay Writing & APA Style

The Exam Petition

General Organization/Preparation Strategies for Written exams

 

 

 

Exam Petition Handout

Reading 3  

Exam handbook

 

 

Annotated bibliography due

 

10/6

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

 

 

Exam Reading list section 1

 

 

 

 draft of exam petition due (via email) by 10/15

 

 

10/13

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

 

 

 Exam Reading list section 1

 

 

 

 

 CHDV 505 Reservation form  due

10/20

CLASS MEETS

Overcoming Anxiety/Peer Support

Discussion of Reading list Section 1 & Practice Questions

 

 

 

 Exam Reading list section 1

 

 

Response Paper #3 due  (in class)

 

Bring CHDV 505 Reservation form to class

 

10/27

 

Reading list section #2 (Research Methods Across ages)

 

 

Exam Reading list section 2

 

 

 

 2nd draft of exam petition due (via email) by 10/29

 

 

 

11/3


Reading list section #2 (Research Methods Across ages)

Practice Questions

 

Exam Reading list section 2

 

 

Response Paper #4 (via email) by 11/5

 

 

11/10

 

Reading list section #3 (Context and Development)

Practice Questions

 

 

Exam Reading list section 3
  

 

 

Response Paper #5 (via email by 11/12)

 

 

11/17

CLASS MEETS

Discuss Reading list sections #2 and #3

Practice Questions

 

 

Exam Reading list section 3
  

 

 

Final exam petition due in class (including cover sheet)

 

 

11/24

 

Develop Study Materials for exam questions

 

 

 

 

12/1

 

No Class - INDIVIDUAL MEETINGS WITH INSTRUCTOR

Exam Questions distributed via email

 

 

 

Response Paper #6 (due at meeting with instructor)

 

 

 

12/8

CLASS MEETS

What's next? (discussion)

Discuss exam questions

 

 

Bring questions about the questions

 

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 Wednesday, November 17th.

  • The comprehensive exam is scheduled over TWO DAYS for THURSDAY February 24th and FRIDAY February 25th, 2011. 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 Friday, April 22nd.

 

 

 Send problems, comments or suggestions to: hembrees@csus.edu. Updated: August 25, 2010

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