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Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Child and Adolescent Growth and Development

This course examines the major physical, cognitive, language, and psychosocial developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. It emphasizes interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and research methodologies, students observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for CHLD 112, CHLD 113, or PSYC 121. C-ID CDEV-100.

Subject: CHLD
Course Number: 113
Section Number: 2686
Units: 3
Instructor: Paciorek, Laura

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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Canvas
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Office hours: contact instructor if you need to meet
Phone: 760-814-1889 (text)
Instructor notes: Enrolled students will receive an email on or before the first day of class with information about the class. In the meantime, if you have questions, please contact me through email at or text message at 760-814-1889. TEXTBOOK INFORMATION The book we are using for this class is free: I am looking forward to having you in class!

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