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SPCL 7804 Human Development (Skinner): Session 10: Unit 4 – Adolescence

OER for Professor Jaye Skinner

Task List to Prepare for Class Session

Please complete the following PRIOR to our session:

  1. Complete the readings.
    • Text Ch. 6, pp.215-232
  1. Self-Reflect.
    • Consider your development during adolescence.
    • What risk factors affected you?
    • What helped to promote resilience in you?
    • Describe your cognitive development.
  2. Review for Quiz#10.
    • The 5-question multiple-choice quiz will be on the assigned reading.


In this session we move on to adolescence and consider growth, risk factors, and resilience in adolescents.  We will spend much of the session discussing cognitive development. We will begin with a quiz on the assigned reading and then discuss the material and engage in application activities.