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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Semana
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4 horas para concluir

Introduction to Dynamics of Youth

After a general introduction to this MOOC, this week focuses on the developmental systems approach to understand development. We will illustrate how such an approach can be facilitated by introducing you to Dynamics of Youth, a strategic research theme of Utrecht University set up to foster interdisciplinary research on child and adolescent development.

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3 vídeos ((Total 23 mín.)), 6 leituras, 5 testes
3 videos
What it takes to study development from a developmental systems approach7min
Introduction to Dynamics of Youth and the cohort studies3min
6 leituras
General introduction10min
Introduction10min
Applying the developmental systems approach to well-being1h
Optional readings on the developmental systems approach1h
Introduction10min
The YOUth cohort studies15min
4 exercícios práticos
What do you know already?4min
Test your knowledge on the developmental systems approach8min
How can you make it happen?2min
What do you think of Dynamics of Youth and the cohort studies?4min
Semana
2
5 horas para concluir

Brain and motor development

In the first week of this course, we explained the developmental systems approach and introduced you to Dynamics of Youth as an example of how this approach can be adopted in practice. Now it is time to dive into child development itself. This week, we will be focusing on two domains of development: the brain and motor control.

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5 vídeos ((Total 35 mín.)), 6 leituras, 3 testes
5 videos
Growing synapses - Interview with a brain researcher3min
Developing motor skills9min
Interview with a human movement scientist5min
WEIRD science6min
6 leituras
Introduction10min
Brain plasticity and behaviour1h 30min
Optional reading on the developing brain1h 30min
Optional reading on brain plasticity15min
Introduction3min
The development of motor behavior1h
3 exercícios práticos
Test your knowledge on brain development10min
Test your knowledge on motor development8min
What did you learn about brain and motor development?2min
Semana
3
4 horas para concluir

Cognitive development

This week we will focus on cognitive development and how this affects how children think and act. You will see that information from the previous week, in which we discussed the development of the brain and motor skills, can be used to understand cognitive development.

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6 vídeos ((Total 35 mín.)), 2 leituras, 3 testes
6 videos
Playing (with) rats - Interview with a neurobiologist3min
Rats and synapses - Interview about interdisciplinary collaboration5min
Experimenting teenagers - Interview with a psychologist3min
Applied geography - Interview with a social geographer3min
Embodied cognition, culture and geography7min
2 leituras
Introduction10min
More on cognitive development1h 30min
2 exercícios práticos
Test your knowledge on cognitive development10min
What did you learn about cognitive development?30min
Semana
4
3 horas para concluir

Communication

This week’s focus is on communication. As you will see, language development is tightly interwoven with cognitive development and as such is also closely related to brain and motor development.

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5 vídeos ((Total 27 mín.)), 3 leituras, 3 testes
5 videos
'Talking' Zebrafinches - Interview with a biologist3min
Talking to babies - Interview with a linguist3min
Language and machine learning - Interview with a brain imaging expert3min
Language, (embodied) cognition and culture6min
3 leituras
Introduction10min
Cracking the code of language1h
Media literacy1h
3 exercícios práticos
What do you know already about language development?8min
Test your knowledge on speech and language development10min
What did you learn about speech and language development?30min
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por RMOct 14th 2018

I have absolutely loved this course. Challenging but accessible. Every week has been engaging. I enjoyed the variety of research papers, video lectures and interviews.

por NPMar 20th 2019

Amazing course, I learn a lot about child development in the past 6 weeks!

Instrutores

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dr. Jorg Huijding

Associate Professor Clinical Child and Family Studies
Education and Pedagogy

Sobre Universidade de Utrecht

Utrecht University is a research university comprising seven faculties which collectively span the entire academic spectrum in teaching and research. Founded in 1636, the University is now a modern, leading institute enjoying a growing international reputation. In the Shanghai Ranking, Utrecht University ranks 1st in the Netherlands, 17th in Europe and 56th worldwide. The research focuses on four main strategic themes: Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability. Our motto is: Bright minds, better future....

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