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- Discuss the development of self-views in early childhood.
- Take a look at some of the factors that influence self-esteem.
- Examine different types of parenting styles.
- Understand how parenting styles affect different styles of learners.
- Become familiar with the different types of family systems.
- Learn about Carol Gilligan's theory of moral development.
- Take a look at Kohlberg's stages of moral development.
- Provide examples of moral and prosocial behavior.
- Explain how culture, school and the media affect social and emotional development.
- Explore common childhood fears and anxieties.
- Discuss aggression and emotional regulation in early childhood.
- Examine social issues that affect early childhood development.
1. Sense of Self and Self-Socialization: The Development of Self-Views
In this lesson, we will explore the sense of self, self-socialization, and the two social scientists who contributed to this field. We will examine Charles Cooley's theory of the Looking-Glass Self and George Herbert Mead's stages of play, game, and generalized other.
2. Social Development of Children: Self-Esteem
The social development of children has a strong influence on self-esteem. In this lesson, we will explore the way children feel about themselves and look into several ways caretakers can improve a child's self-esteem.
3. Parenting Styles: Authoritarian, Permissive & Neglectful
How do parenting styles differ from one another, and which are most effective? You'll follow expectant parents, Mary and Larry, as they walk their neighborhood and try to learn from other parents.
4. Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners
When you got in trouble as a child, how did your parents react? This lesson covers four different parenting styles identified in educational psychology, including authoritarian, authoritative, indulgent, and neglecting. Typical results from each parenting style are discussed in terms of children's behaviors, as well as application of the styles in a classroom environment.
5. Family Systems: Definition and Types
Families come in all shapes and sizes. In this lesson, we'll examine what makes a family, as well as some common types of families, including nuclear, matrifocal, extended, and blended families.
6. Carol Gilligan's Theory of Moral Development
How does one choose between right and wrong? Are there differences in moral development based on gender? Psychologist Carol Gilligan proposed a theory that highlights the differences between male and female moral development.
7. Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development
How do people learn to make morally sound decisions? To illustrate Kohlberg's levels of moral development, we'll follow Lauren as she makes difficult decisions.
8. Moral & Prosocial Behavior: Definitions & Examples of Classroom Applications
Caring, volunteering, empathizing with others: these are all traits of moral and prosocial behavior. As children age, they develop such moral and prosocial behaviors and traits. This lesson will define these key terms and discuss ways to promote moral and prosocial behavior in the classroom.
9. 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.
10. Fears and Anxieties in Early Childhood
Fear is a normal part of childhood, but many parents worry when their children act fearful. Watch this lesson to find out more about the purpose of fear, common childhood fears, and what parents can do to help children deal with fear.
11. Emotion Regulation and Aggression in Early Childhood
What happens when a sweet kid suddenly starts hitting, kicking, and doing other aggressive things? In this lesson, we'll explore aggression in early childhood, including the main types of aggression and how to increase self-regulation.
12. Social Issues that Impact Early Childhood Development
Young children are growing and changing every day as part of early childhood development. But what happens when issues get in the way of development? Watch this video for more information on how divorce and parental substance abuse can affect children.
13. Parent-Child Relationships: Definition & Explanation
The parent-child relationship is often considered to be the most enduring and significant relationship in one's life. This lesson will explain the different types of parent-child relationships and how they impact development. The lesson will end with a brief quiz to test your knowledge.
14. Personal Space in Psychology: Definition, Cultural Differences & Issues
In this lesson, you will learn the definition of personal space and will learn three reasons different cultures differ on issues regarding personal space. Following the lesson will be a brief quiz to test your new knowledge.
15. Target Behavior: Definition & Example
In this lesson, we will discuss target behaviors. Learn more about target behaviors, how they are used in the field of applied behavioral analysis, and criteria.
16. What Is Child Development? - Definition, Theories & Stages
Child development is the period of physical, cognitive, and social growth that begins at birth and continues through early adulthood. This lesson discusses the theories, stages, and major milestones of child development and ends with a quiz to test what you have learned.
17. What Is Hypersensitivity in Children? - Definition, Causes & Types
Children who suffer from hypersensitivity have increased sensitivity to sensory information, such as sight, touch, and hearing. Learn more about hypersensitivity in children, its causes, and the different types.
18. Emotional Child Abuse: Signs & Effects
In this lesson, learn what emotional child abuse is and what signs to look for when interacting with children. Afterwards, identify different effects on how this type of abuse can impact children.
19. What Is Emotional Child Abuse? - Definition & Statistics
Emotional child abuse may not be as commonly referred to as physical child abuse or sexual child abuse, but it is a real and unfortunate problem. This lesson defines it and goes over its characteristics and some statistics related to it.
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