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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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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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  • Linda Bevan United Kingdom Brilliant course. Lots of interesting pieces. 2014-10-14 17:10:31
  • Allison Sturgeon United Kingdom Really enjoyed this course. It gave lots of stimulating discussion opportunities. It brought a fresh understanding and a new way of thinking about my work with primary school children with special emotional, physical and mental needs. 2014-09-20 10:09:11
  • Imogen Russell United Kingdom Intense informative and very enjoyable to complete 2014-09-14 18:09:08
  • Angela Hales United Kingdom brilliant 2014-09-11 18:09:32
  • Angela Hales United Kingdom THANK YOU 2014-09-07 17:09:46
  • Strother Scott Jamaica Childhood and youth studies course is very important 2014-08-25 23:08:54
  • melissa Cascio United States of America The course was very informative and will help me with how I teach in my classroom. 2014-08-25 19:08:42
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Fundamentals of Childhood and Youth Studies

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