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Ch 5: Influential Factors on Development & Learning

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This chapter can help you review influential factors for learning and development before taking an important exam. You can work at your own pace when you study this collection of user-friendly lessons.

Influential Factors on Development & Learning - Chapter Summary

Study the factors that influence learning and development with this engaging chapter. Topics you'll review include the effects trauma has on self-image and the impact of abuse on the development and growth of children. After these lessons are completed, you should be ready to:

  • Describe effects of substance abuse on students
  • Outline the prevalence of multiple disabilities
  • Identify the impact of socioeconomic status on education
  • Discuss the importance of family relationships and values in adolescence
  • Explain issues related to changing family patterns
  • Detail the role the media, culture and school play in emotional development
  • Outline effects of culture and environment on language development
  • Describe how education is affected by socialization, culture shock and culture

We've created these learning materials with your ease of use and enjoyment in mind. Our lessons are easy to navigate and present these topics in a clear and understandable manner. Each bite-sized lesson includes a short quiz that tests your understanding of the concepts you've just learned. These quizzes, as well as the chapter test, make great resources for test preparation.

10 Lessons in Chapter 5: Influential Factors on Development & Learning
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Effects of Trauma on Behavior & Self-image

1. Effects of Trauma on Behavior & Self-image

Trauma can manifest in different forms such as homelessness, surviving a natural disaster, abuse, neglect, witnessing horrific violence. Learn the definition of trauma, how it affects self-image, and the behavioral consequences of traumatic experience in this lesson.

The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development

2. The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development

A healthy family relationship can contribute positively to the growth and development of a child. Unfortunately, unhealthy and abusive relationships do occur. This lesson will describe characteristics of abusers and the impact of abuse on a child's growth and development.

The Effects of Substance Abuse on Students

3. The Effects of Substance Abuse on Students

How does substance abuse affect the student population? You might be surprised to learn it can lead to way more than just failing grades. This lesson points out many other negative consequences of substance abuse in students.

Multiple Disabilities: Definition & Prevalence

4. Multiple Disabilities: Definition & Prevalence

Learn about what a disability is, what it means to have multiple disabilities, and the prevalence of multiple disabilities in the United States population.

Socioeconomic Status & Education: Statistics & Impact

5. Socioeconomic Status & Education: Statistics & Impact

We hear about socioeconomic status often, but what does it mean when we talk about its relationship with education? This lesson will bring you up to speed as well as introduce relevant statistics about socioeconomic status and education.

Family Values and Relationships in Adolescence

6. Family Values and Relationships in Adolescence

During adolescence, teens begin to figure out who they are and what their beliefs are. In this lesson, we'll look at how family values and relationships with family members can influence adolescents' individual values and development.

Issues with Changing Family Patterns

7. Issues with Changing Family Patterns

Families have changed a great deal over time. In this lesson, we'll look at dual career, single parent, and blended families. We'll consider the unique issues each can present.

The Role of Culture, School, and Media in Social and Emotional Development

8. The Role of Culture, School, and Media in Social and Emotional Development

Everyone changes and grows throughout his or her life, but that change is influenced by many factors. In this lesson, we'll look at socioemotional development and how culture, school, and media, like television, impact it.

The Effects of Environment and Culture on Language Development

9. The Effects of Environment and Culture on Language Development

Both environmental and cultural factors have an impact on early language development. This lesson will provide examples to consider and discuss possible reasons for this impact.

The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

10. The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

In this lesson we will explore the effect of culture on the socialization of children. We will also seek to understand the impact that culture has on their educational experiences.

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