Course Schedule

Developmental Psychology – Assignment Due Dates 

I suggest that you print this page and keep it next to your computer for frequent reference.

  • The Icebreaker Module opens a few days prior to the start of the course, and if you are new to online learning you should start on those activities as soon as possible.
  • The discussion forums for each learning module open on the start date listed below and close on the end date listed below. Please do not submit early. Discussion posts submitted after the end date will not be graded.
  • Submit your initial posts (your chapter discussion questions and your website review) during the first 3 days that the module is open.
  • Log-on and participate in each discussion forum on at least six different days spread evenly throughout the length of the module. Your forum grades will be penalized if you submit most of your posts during the final few days that the forum is open.
  • Submit your blog posts only during the 3 day Knowledge Audit window.
  • Follow the guidelines in the “Detailed Instructions and Grading Rubrics for Discussion Forums and Blogs” folder.  That will go a long way toward assuring your success in this course.

Module Assignments:
All times are Eastern Standard

Discussion Forums start at 12:01 am

Discussion Forums end at 11:59 pm

Knowledge Audit Window

Before the course begins: Read all of the “Course Information” and “Detailed Instructions for All Assignments” documents.  If this is your first online course complete the Icebreaker Acvtivities. Icebreaker Activities are available as of 8/23 Icebreaker Module ends on 9/4 All icebreaker activities are optional and ungraded
Module 1:  Chapters 1 & 2 Discussion Forums, Website Review #1, Website Forum 1, Blog 1, “Experience Developmental Psychology” discussions start.* Discussions begin 8/30
Initial Posts* due 9/1
Early Childhood discussion starts 8/30
Discussions end 9/16 9/17 – 9/19 -Reflective Blog 1
 Module 2:  Chapters 3 & 4 Discussion Forums, Website Review #2, Website Forum 2, Blog 2, “Experience Developmental Psychology” discussions continue.** Discussions begin 9/20
Initial Posts* due 9/22
Teenager discussion starts 9/20
Discussions end 10/6
Early Childhood discussion ends 10/6
10/7 – 10/9 -Reflective Blog 2
 Module 3:  Chapters 5 & 6 Discussion Forums, Website Review #3, Website Forum 3, Blog 3, “Experience Developmental Psychology” discussions continue.**  Discussions begin 10/11
Initial Posts* due 10/13
Middle Age discussion starts 10/11
Discussions end 10/27
Teenager discussion ends 10/27
10/28 – 10/30 -Reflective Blog 3
 Module 4: Chapters 7 & 8 Discussion Forums, Website Review #4, Website Forum 4, Blog 4, “Experience Developmental Psychology” discussions continue. Discussions begin 10/31
Initial Posts* due 11/2
Old Age discussion starts 10/31
Discussions end 11/16
Middle Age discussion ends 11/16
11/17 – 11/19 -Reflective Blog 4
 Module 5:  Chapters 9, 10 & 11 Discussion Forums, Website Review #5, Website Forum 5, Blog 5, “Experience Developmental Psychology” discussions end.** Discussions begin 11/20
Initial Posts* due 11/22
 Discussions end 12/11
Old Age discussion ends 12/11
12/12 – 12/14 -Reflective Blog 5
 Culminating Activities  Start 12/13  End 12/15  Grades submitted the morning of 12/16

*Initial Posts required for each module:

  • One discussion question for each chapter covered in the module – posted to the Textbook Discussion Forums
  • Website Review – posted to the turnitin drop box and to the Website Discussion Forum

**No participation required: 9/5/16 : 10/10/16 : 11/23/16 through 11/27/16


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