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Course Features

Video

Medium

Audio

Medium

Animation

None

Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

Language

EN

Publisher

OpenLearn

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Learning Outcome

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

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  • Euvonne Terri Shaw Qatar I found this course to be informative and overall stimulating. An excellent refresher with motivational activities and reading. 2014-05-19 23:05:43
  • Melissa Roloff United States of America Great course in children and educational studies. I learned a great deal. 2014-05-19 20:05:19
  • Kristy Van Treese Raffield United States of America I enjoyed this course very much and learned much on philosophies. 2014-05-14 15:05:19
  • Santhosh Manjuvellayil Prakash Canada it was really tough!!!!!! but good........ 2014-05-13 04:05:55
  • Jane Ryan Ireland Very informative and detailed. Enjoyed the visual cues for further explanation as it felt like hands-on experience 2014-05-11 00:05:22
  • Tariku Sebsibe Ethiopia iam very intersted in childhood and youth studies course 2014-05-08 09:05:31
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Fundamentals of Childhood and Youth Studies

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