2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (March 2019) 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (March 2019) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DPSY 5111 - Themes and Theories of Developmental Psychology


(5 cr.) Students in this course are introduced to concepts, theories, and research methods relevant to understanding developmental psychology. Developmental theories will be reviewed, including psychoanalytic, behaviorist, cognitive, social, and ecological theory. Students will critically examine the strengths and limitations of each theory and the research that contributed to each theory. Contemporary applications of developmental theories will be explored, with an emphasis on applications designed to effect positive social change.



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