This course covers the major physical, psychological, intellectual, and social changes that occur during adolescence. Topics include history and theories of adolescence; physical, cognitive, and moral development; and the issues and problems surrounding sexuality, gender, morality, family, peer, school, culture, technology, and health. For the first 12 units, students respond to 1 or 2 essay questions. For Unit 13, students review 2 films about adolescence that they have viewed during the course; for Unit 14, in lieu of a final exam, students review and reflect upon several aspects of adolescent development. The course fulfills the human development requirement in the Wisconsin teacher certification program.
- Delivery Method
- None; Appropriate for advanced high school and first-year or higher college students
- Course Level
- Time to Complete
- Up to 6 months from registration date