Children, Families, and Society
Children, Families, and Society 2022-23
School Of Human And Behavioural Sciences
Module - Semester 2
Early infant development Risk factors to early development Protective factors to early development Childhood disorders Parenting is pivotal Early intervention
-threshold -(D) Adequate answer to the question, largely based on lecture material. No real development of arguments.
-good -(B) Reasonably comprehensive coverage. Well organised and structured. Good understanding of the material
-excellent -(A) Comprehensive and accurate coverage of the area, clarity of argument and expression, creative thinking about core issues. Depth of insight into theoretical issues
- Ability to critically evaluate policies that have been implemented through community-based interventions, and the way their successes have been measured.
- Describe typical methods used to explore the relationship between children, families and society.
- Evaluate and discuss research papers detailing the predictive nature of risk and protective factors.
- Present a critical review of a relevant filed of study that could accompany the course (to be chosen by the student) to be made into a podcast.
- Understand the key role that behavioural principles play in changing parenting behaviours, with the intention of changing child behaviours and positive child outcomes in the long-term
Oral Presentation of relevant research topic. This assignment is based on self-directed study and research and should have a strong evidence base. The work should be presented in a formal 10-minute presentation using visual aids (such as power-point presentation) and must contain a narration. Students have the option to upload as a podcast, or present in-person.
Final Exam. This final exam will include a seen essay question as well as unseen short answer questions. The maximum word-count for the exam is 3000 words.