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Understanding Student Development and Diversity – Revised

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Understanding Student Development and Diversity – Revised
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  • The course Understanding Student Development and Diversity reviews the physical, cognitive, social and moral development of students in detail. 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 begins by introducing you to the key development theories and practical classroom examples are supplied to engage the learner. Important information about student diversity is also presented and covers two core elements of student diversity: gender and culture.

    This 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.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:

    • 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 celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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