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UK Open College

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UK Open College

Originalpreis in GBP:
£ 199

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Tipologie Vocational qualification Level 3
Methodologie Fernunterricht
Unterrichtsstunden 60h
Beginn nach Wahl
  • Vocational qualification Level 3
  • Fernunterricht
  • 60h
  • Beginn:
    nach Wahl

This Child Psychology home learning course can be completed from the comfort of your own home at your own pace at a time to suit you! Complete as quickly or as slowly as you want. The course comes with unlimited support and materials provided.

Wichtige informationen
Welche Ziele verfolgt der Kurs?

This course would be of value to anyone who works or lives with children and an ideal course for teachers wanting to get some background information on the psychological understanding of the "Little people"

Ist dieser Kurs für mich?

Ideal for complete beginners or experienced students looking to gain accredited certification.

Wie geht es nach der Info-Anfrage weiter?

One your request has been received a member of our friendly team will contact you to provide further information.

Voraussetzungen: Students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria: Be aged 16 Years or above Min GCSE Grade C English or equivalent Possess a solid knowledge of the english language Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course Basic computer skills: e.g Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc Have a genuine desire to succeed

Level 3 Award - ABC Awards

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Meinungen über diesen Kurs

Das Beste: I am truly happy with the Child Day Care Level 3 Course. One of the things I enjoy the most is you got your marks really quick, which help you to keep completing the rest of the course. I have found really easy to study at my own pace with all of materials they give you and at a plataform that you can log in anytime. Before signed up, the staff solved all my questions and where there to help me if I needed it. I would totally recommend this centre to anyone interested in working with children.
Zu verbessern:
Kurs abgeschlossen: August 2010
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Former Student
Das Beste: I learned Child Psychology level 3 and I truly delighted in doing this course and my coach was exceptionally understanding with my medical issues and my learning handicaps, she helped me a great deal with my work and could resolve to me the inquiries i did not get it. I have now passed that course and I will go ahead to accomplish more courses with UK Open College. I would prescribe this school to all.
Zu verbessern:
Kurs abgeschlossen: Januar 2017
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Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Child Psychology
Child Behaviour
Child care
Child Teaching
Children Education
Children Education


Course content:

Unit One: The First Year of Life 

Infant reflexes; Social development during the first year of life including the social smile and onset of fear of strangers.

Unit Two: The Formation of Attachments

Imprinting; Attachment (Bowlby) including cross-cultural studies; Harlow and surrogate mothers; Relevance of animal studies in child development.

Unit Three: Consequences of Breakdowns in Attachments

Maternal deprivation; Implications of theories of attachment and maternal deprivation when placing children with surrogates.

Unit Four: The Home, Family and School

Group vs family care and studies of effects of maternal employment and father absent families; Importance of peers and siblings.

Unit Five: Basic Principles of Research Methods

Nature and purpose of research, what is an experiment, supporting and refuting hypotheses, independent and dependent variables, control of variables, standardised instructions and procedures, methods of sampling, design of investigations.

Unit Six: The Development of Visual Perception

Introduction to the nature/nurture debate on visual perception; Fantz - form perception; Gibson and Walk - depth perception; how the physiology of the human visual system helps us judge depth and distance; Bower - size constancy; animal experiments on early sensory deprivation.

Unit Seven: The Development of Language and Communication

Development of non-verbal communication in humans, gestures etc; comparisons with non-human primates; outline of language development in humans; including naturalistic observational in humans; including naturalistic observational studies and criticisms of these; Innate and reinforcement theories.

Unit Eight: Intelligence and Intelligence Testing

Definitions of intelligence; mental age and IQ; Tests of intelligence; Advantages and disadvantages of IQ testing.

Unit Nine: The Nature/Nurture Debate in the Study of Intelligence

Twins studies; stability of IQ; Are early experiences decisive for later development?

Unit Ten: Data Collection and Interpretation

Tables and histograms, correlation and scattergrams; Mean; Range; Drawing conclusions from data.

Module Two The Child as an Individual

Unit Eleven: How Children Think

Piaget's theory of cognitive development; including studies of egocentrism and criticisms of his work.

Unit Twelve: Learning Theory - How Behaviour is Acquired

Learning and conditioning - classical conditioning and operant conditioning; including explanations of extinction, discrimination and generalisation; positive and negative reinforcement; Social Learning Theory and criticisms.

Unit Thirteen: Freud's Psychodynamic Theory - An Alternative Approach

Personality structure, 5 stage theory, criticisms.

Unit Fourteen: Moral Development

Definition in psychological terms; investigation of moral behaviour, moral feelings and moral judgement.

Unit Fifteen: The Development of Gender Roles

Sex-typing; Gender identity; Biological, social and cultural theories.

Unit Sixteen: Aggression in Children

Biological basis of aggression; Psychological theory and aggression; Aggression as a learned response; Imitation of aggression; viewing violence; Punishment for aggression; sex differences in aggression.

Unit Seventeen: Methods Used in Child Development Research

Observational, Survey, Correlational, Experimental - advantages and disadvantages.

Unit Eighteen: Play

The importance of play to learning; Piaget's theory of play; forms of play; Relevance of psychological theories to pre-school education;Play and learning in nursery schools; Play therapy.

Unit Nineteen: Learning in School

Programmed learning and its relationship to learning theory - advantages and disadvantages; Discovery learning and its effectiveness.

Unit Twenty: Behaviour Modification

Explanation and examples; Relationship to learning theory; Points systems, Advantages and disadvantages.

Zusätzliche Informationen

Flexible - Approx 60 Hours - 12 Months Max Support