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Understanding Student Development and Diversity

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Understanding Student Development and Diversity
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Student development and student diversity need to be studied and understood simultaneously. While there are general similarities between students, ultimately every student develops in a different way depending on a variety of social, cognitive, cultural and gender-related factors. This course aims to further your understanding of student development and diversity. The course discusses physical, cognitive, social and moral development of students in detail. Key development theories are examined and practical classroom examples are supplied to engage the learner. Vital information about student diversity is also presented. It zones in on two core elements of student diversity: gender and culture. This free online education course will be of great interest to professionals in the education sector who would like a greater knowledge and understanding of student development and diversity, and to all students who are interested in development and diversity in education.

  • Learning outcomes:
    - Discuss trends in student development;
    - Identify key cognitive, social and moral development theories;
    - Provide everyday examples of development related theories in practice;
    - Discuss physical, social, academic and cognitive difference in gender roles;
    - Identify how cultural differences affect a student’s educational experience;

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 9 )
  • UNDERSTANDING STUDENT DEVELOPMENT AND DIVERSITY
  • Module 1: Student Development
    • Student Development – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Student Development
    • Developmental Trends
    • Student Development – Summary
  • Module 2: Physical Development
    • Physical Development – Learning Outcomes
    • Trends in Height and Weight
    • The Effects of Puberty
    • Development of Motor Skills
    • Health and Illness
    • Physical Development – Summary
  • Module 3: Cognitive Development
    • Cognitive Development – Learning Outcomes
    • Jean Piaget’s Theory
    • The Sensorimotor Stage
    • The Preoperational Stage
    • The Concrete Operational Stage
    • The Formal Operational Stage
    • Cognitive Development – Summary
  • Module 4: Social Development
    • Social Development – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Social Development
    • Erik Erikson’s Theory
    • Abraham Maslow’s Theory
    • Social Development – Summary
  • Module 5: Moral Development
    • Moral Development – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Moral Development
    • Lawrence Kohlberg’s Theory
    • Carol Gilligan’s Theory
    • Character Education
    • Moral Development – Summary
  • Module 6: Student Diversity
    • Student Diversity – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Student Diversity
    • Individual Learning Styles
    • Multiple Intelligences
    • Gifted and Talented Students
    • Student Diversity – Summary
  • Module 7: Gender Differences
    • Gender Differences – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Gender Differences
    • Physical Differences in Gender Roles
    • Social, Academic and Cognitive Difference in Gender Roles
    • Gender Differences – Summary
  • Module 8: Cultural Differences
    • Cultural Differences – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Cultural Differences
    • Cultural Differences in Language
    • Cultural Differences in Attitudes and Beliefs
    • Accommodating Cultural Diversity
    • Cultural Differences – Summary
  • References
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 9: Student Development and Diversity Assessment
    • Understanding Student Development and Diversity - Assessment
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 1: Student Development
In this module learn more about student development.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 9: Student Development and Diversity Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Global Text Project

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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