2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Dec 09, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DPSY 6111 - 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.
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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