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Fundamentals of Childhood and Youth Studies


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Video

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Audio

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Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

Language

EN

Publisher

OpenLearn

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Modules in Fundamentals of Childhood and Youth Studies

In this module the four ‘grand theories’ of child development are explored: behaviourism, social learning, constructivism and social constructivism.


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This module will help you to assess the importance of spontaneous play and socialising in the playground as well as looking at the value of play and the varying attitudes that adults have towards the activity


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In this module you will encounter many different voices and views of ‘family’, and you will also be invited to reflect on your own views and assumptions.


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This module examines the importance of the relationship between the family and literacy.


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This module will consider how important quality parenting is, who judges it, and is its provision the sole responsibility of parent.


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This module will help you to understand the issues surrounding children's rights as well as examining the implications of seeing children as citizens.


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This module will examine the range of factors affecting young people’s wellbeing, such as obesity, binge drinking, depression and behavioural problems.


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You must score 80% or more to pass the assessment.


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Comments & Reviews

  • Karen R United States of America nice introductory-level course. 2014-04-24 13:04:13
  • Rowena Estilong Canada Great.... 2014-04-18 19:04:58
  • Karen Lee United Kingdom very interesting bought a lot back 2014-04-17 19:04:03
  • David Yamaya Japan I thoroughly enjoyed this program and learned a great deal of knowledge which I can apply to my working with children and as a parent. I found this course very challenging and would recommend it to anyone looking for added skills. 2014-04-17 01:04:07
  • Maselloane Foso South Africa BEING A COUNSELOR BY PROFESSION AND WORKING FOR AN ORGANIZATION DEALING WITH CHILDREN AND THE YOUTH, THE COURSE IS ESSENTIAL 2014-04-16 09:04:38
  • Willard Schulmeister United States of America very good class; I would recommend to any parent 2014-04-12 04:04:22
  • Damaris Salgado United States of America I took Psychology courses at work, this program is more easy to follow; you have the option to go back and review; the extra reading material is a plus. 2014-04-07 23:04:15
  • Charles Bailey United States of America Great Child and Youth information 2014-04-05 18:04:18
  • Charles Bailey United States of America Great information on people with behavior problems due to mental illnesses. 2014-04-05 05:04:54
  • Charles Bailey United States of America Power is knowledge. 2014-04-05 05:04:57
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Fundamentals of Childhood and Youth Studies

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