7072 - Psychology 41 - Class Information

Life Span Psychology

Spring 2010 B

3 Units, (UC: CSU)

An introduction to human development from infancy through old age, including basic psychological processes, emotional and social development as well as adjustments related to each phase of the life cycle. Special emphasis is given to social and cultural influences.

Prerequisites: None.


Aurora N. Rosales, M.A.
Email: rosales.psych@gmail.com
Office Hours: Wednedays 1:00 - 8:00 P.M.
(818) 364-7600, ext. 7164

Classroom Locations & Schedule

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The Developing Person Through the Life Span
  • Author: Berger, Kathleen Stassen
  • Edition: 7/E, 2008
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers, St. Martin's
  • ISBN: 978-0-7167-6080-1


Telecourse Study Guide for The Developing Person Through the Life Span
  • Author: Berger, Kathleen Stassen
  • Edition: 3/E, 2007
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers, St. Martin's
  • ISBN: 978-0-7167-7825-7

Textbooks may be purchased at the City Mission , Valley, and Pierce College bookstores.

Textbooks are available in the college libraries.  Most libraries have the texts on Reserve, (two hour use, in the library) some libraries have copies in the General Collection.  Individual Library Policies apply and they may be different at each campus.Generally, students must have a valid student ID for the campus they intend to use to check out or use library materials. For example, to check out books from Pierce College Library students must have a valid Pierce College Student ID.  Students who enrolled only in ITV classes may obtain a Mission College ID through the Admissions Office at Mission College.


Transitions Throughout the Life Span

Transitions Throughout the Life Span offers an engaging look at human development across the life span, paying particular attention to the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial processes that people experience as they adapt to life circumstances. The twenty-six 30-minute video lessons incorporate videography of biological processes, as well as historical and contemporary research. The course provides students with a chance to observe people during all stages of life and hear from many leading human development experts and medical professionals.

Where to Watch Videos

Online Course Website

April 6  is the official start date of the term. If you enrolled after that date, you can expect a delay of 2-3 business days in accessing the class website.

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