Read Chapter 1 from Miller, P. H. (2016). Theories of developmental psychology. (available on RedShelf)
This chapter will help you understand what a developmental theory is, why they are important, and how they can be used. The material from this chapter should be used to answer the essay questions in this week’s assignment.
The link to the Redshelf book is located in your course in the Getting Started module and the Bookshelf link on your top navigation bar.
Adolph, K. E. et al. (2008). What is the shape of developmental change? Psychological Review, 115(3), 527 – 543. This article dives deeper into the issue of developmental change. The ideas from this article should inform your answers to the essay questions in this week’s assignment.