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Define development.
The pattern of change beginning at conception & contin through the lfsp. Most dvlp involves growth, but also includes decline d/t aging & dying.
Reference:
Section: Chapter 1
Pages: 5
original sin.
Children are born corrupted and have an inclination to evil. Devlp is geared to saving from sin.
Reference:
Section: Chapter 1
Pages: 6
tabula rasa
(Blank Tablet, John Locke) – Children are born as blank slates and acquire characteristics through experience. These experiences form the adult and it’s the responsibility of parents to spend time with children to form them into contributing members of society.
Reference:
Section: Chapter 1
Pages: 6
innate goodness.
(Jean-Jacques Rousseau)- Children are born good and require little parenting. They should be allowed to grow with little guidance.
Reference:
Section: Chapter 1
Pages: 6
In general terms what is the difference between (a) the life-span approach to studying development and (b) the traditional approach?
The traditional theory of development was based on a model from birth to adolescence, with no or little change in adulthood, and decline in old age. Because we are now living longer childhood and adolescence represents only about ¼ of our lifespan. A complete view of development requires the consideration of all the changes that occur during the lifespan.
Reference:
Section: Chapter 1
Pages: 6