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Welcome to EEC 2206 Research Guide.  This guide will help students to use the resources and services provided by Miami Dade College - North Campus Library.  If you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns please do not hesitate to contact a reference librarian.  

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Developmental Theory

Developmental psychology attempts to understand the nature and sources of growth in children's cognitive, language, and social skills. Within that context, there are four central themes that are unique to a developmental perspective and that bear on issues in childhood education. The first is the role of nature versus nurture in shaping development. Read More.

Child Development, Stages of Growth: Early Childhood (Birth to Eight Years)

Early childhood is a time of tremendous growth across all areas of development. The dependent newborn grows into a young person who can take care of his or her own body and interact effectively with others. For these reasons, the primary developmental task of this stage is skill development.  Read More.

Age and Development

Age and development are concepts central to contemporary Western understandings of children's growth and to the way industrialized societies have been organized since approximately the middle of the nineteenth century. If the notion of development offers a map to social and cultural constructions of maturity, the physiological and psychological characteristics accompanying chronological age are the signposts of notable change along its path.  Read More.

Language Development

Language development encompasses the process by which children acquire their first language in early childhood. Read More.

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