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The Psychology of Human Development: Lifespan

Students who are registered for the course must go to, sign on to their MyCOM account, and list their email address in their personal account page, clicking the “preferred email” box. This way they will receive the welcome letter that will be sent out during the week before classes start. Students who have not listed their email address in MyCOM account, either mycom or other address, will not show up on the instructor’s class list and will not receive the welcome letter.  Students should also forward their MyCOM emails to their preferred email if they do not plan to check their MyCOM account daily.  Students who do not have a valid email, phone number and address listed with the college’s MyCOM account will be dropped from the course.

The deadline by which students must log on to the course, in order to secure their spot in the course is the first Tuesday of the semester.

There are no mandatory meetings on campus.

Students should log on weekly, to maintain good standing. Students who have not logged on in two weeks may earn a failing grade. Dropping the course is the student’s responsibility.

Adding procedures for this course: Any additional spots available in the course from the waitlist will be given according waitlist priority and discretion of instructor.

Participation requirements for the course: Weekly discussion, weekly quizzes and weekly course content material must be completed as well as several papers. The course will require 6 hours study plus 3 hours with lecture materials each week.

Required texts and materials: Kail & Cavanaugh, Human Development:  A Life Span Perspective.  5th edition.

Technology requirements are that you have a dependable internet connection, ability to post discussions, upload papers and download applications for viewing material such as flahsplayer, realplayer, adobe, acrobat etc. The list will be detailed in the welcome letter going to registered students.