Tuesday and Thursday 9:30-10:50
To increase knowledge and understanding of human development throughout the life cycle. To understand the relationship between environmental systems and the human organism. Physical, social, emotional, and cognitive contexts are integral aspects of this knowledge.
2. To provide the student with the opportunity to develop conscious awareness of one=s own value system, especially when it differs from that of a group being studied.
3. To examine how race, gender, and ethnicity affect human development throughout the life cycle, and to provide the student with a beginning understanding of the need for skills and techniques responsive to the ethnic reality of those being engaged in a helping relationship.
4. To further facilitate understanding of the theoretical differentiation between those human behaviors which are normal, and those which are abnormal across the life cycle.
To further facilitate the students’ ability to complete psycho social assessments, using a
Classroom behavior is part of professional training.
What is expected of professionals:
-Good attendance and punctuality.
- Class members listen when the professor is speaking
-Class members are respectful to each other and listen to other students when the other student has the floor.
-Class members encourage each other
-Class members do not have side conversations during class
-Class members do not pass notes in class
-Class members ask questions if they do not understand the material.
-Class members are not disruptive in class.
-Class members do not come in to class 5 minutes after class has started and expect to be counted present. If you are more than 15 minutes late do not come to class.
Students are expected to abide by N.A.S.W. code of ethics and behave in a respectful manner to fellow students and faculty.
Students’ behaviors may be discussed among social work faculty and the Coordinator of the social work program.
A student maybe dropped from class with a W-F if the student’s behavior is disruptive in class.
Two test covering developmental stages are used to evaluate the students’ specific knowledge from assigned readings, videos and from class lectures. The dates for the exams are indicated on the class schedule given to the students at the beginning of the semester. No make-up exams are given for a missed exam unless a student has a documented excused absence from a physician or university authority. If a student does not have an acceptable excuse, a grade of “O" is recorded.
Grading and Attendance Policy
Exam I 100 points A = 340-306
Exam II 100 points B = 305-271
Assessment 100 points C= 270-236
Community Service Hours 10 points D= 235-201
Community Service Hours 10 points F= 200-0
Community Service Hours 10 points
Community Service Hours 10 points
340 TOTAL POINTS
Each assignment not completed, will result in the final grade being dropped one (1) letter grade per assignment. For more than five absences, the Dean of Students will be notified. At that time the student will either be dropped from class or will lose forty (40) points for each absence after the first five absences.
Any paper that is not turned into the instructor in class, on assignment day, will be lowered one (1) letter grade per each day late, or ten points beginning when the class is dismissed. Papers turned in by putting them under my door or giving them to someone else, may risk being lost or being turned in late, which may also result in a lower letter grade.
For more than five absences, the Dean of Students will be notified. At that time the student will either be dropped from class or will lose forty (40) points for each absence after the first five absences.