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Applied Child/Adol Development

Course Description

The counseling process, interventions, and strategies will address cultural, ethnic, issues presented in class. The course analyzes and conceptualizes human development themes from the perspective of various learning and personality theorists. Practicum experience is required.

Learning Outcomes

  • Compare and integrate the major development theories and chronological stages of human development and the impact of these stages on school behavior and learning for a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrate how the biological, psychological, societal, and cultural systems interact to influence human development, behavior, and learning for all students.
  • Analyze peer reviewed literature and apply gained knowledge on student development and school programs.

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We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 150,000 alumni worldwide.

#1 Choice for CA Teachers

NU has recommended more candidates for teaching credentials in CA than any other university in the state.

Accredited by NCATE

Sanford College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Four-Week Classes

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

20+ Campus Locations

Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

Military Friendly

As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

Sanford College of Education

“Our goal is to deliver high quality educator preparation programs that feature social-emotional learning and evolve inspiring professionals who have positive impact in PK-12 school settings.”
Sanford College of Education
Osvaldo A.
Class of 2019