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Undergraduate Course Details
Number EDU 255
Title The Early Adolescent in Middle School Settings
Credits 3.0


Addresses the characteristics of early adolescents in general, and, in particular, cultural, social, and familial settings, as well as responsive programs. Some topics include transition between childhood and adolescence; cognitive styles; sex and cultural differences; moral development; teacher-student relationships; and the effect of school organization, curriculum and support services. Three lecture hours per week. Required of Educational Studies Majors in the Middle School concentration.