Current Online Course Schedule

This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Child and Adolescent Growth and Development

This course examines the major physical, cognitive, language, and psychosocial developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. It emphasizes interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and research methodologies, students observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for CHLD 112, CHLD 113, or PSYC 121. C-ID CDEV-100.

Subject: CHLD
Units: 3

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
LMS link: https://blackboard.miracosta.edu
Course start page:
Course email: pskemp@miracosta.edu
Office: Room 3114 on Oceanside campus
Office hours: Tuesdays 12:30-1:30 pm; Thursdays 10:00-11:00 am; and by appointment
Phone: 760-795-6859
Instructor notes: This is a fully online class, with no in-person meetings. Assignments are released and due each week; the course is not self-paced. The instructor will open the course for preview approximately one week before the start of the semester so that students can access the syllabus, view the class schedule, and become familiar with the structure of the class. Please check your email the week before the semester starts, or at the very latest on the first day of class. If you do not receive an email about the class, please check your spam folder or check the "Announcements" area of the course site in Blackboard so you can get important information about how to get started in the class. Textbook information for this class will be available at the MiraCosta College bookstore website.

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