EDU 353 : MIDDLE LEVEL ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT
This course will examine the intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and moral development of young adolescents in contemporary society. The course will examine the range of differences within young adolescents, implications for teaching and learning, and explore teaching strategies and school structures that capitalize on the developmental characteristics of young adolescents. During this course, you will also develop an understanding of the needs of all young adolescents, including relationships with peers and family. Finally, we will examine how young adolescents are portrayed in the media and explore the possible implications of these representations.