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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Adolescent Development EDU 306

Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood EDU 306

Varies; self-study. 

Various; distance learning format.

September 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe key concepts associated with adolescence and emerging adulthood; identify the importance of outside influences, such as friends and social media in adolescent; discuss the importance of family relationships; describe school and achievement measurement; identify adolescent work opportunities; explore content literacy assessments and teaching approaches for struggling readers; discuss how to use active reading in the classroom: and promote reading comprehension.


Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood is a self-study course of 15 weekly lessons. In this course, students explore the field of adolescent development. Students learn key theories, research and application. Topics include biological foundations, cognitive foundations, cultural beliefs, the self, family relationships, friends and peers, school, work, and adolescence and emerging adulthood in the 21st century.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education or Psychology (6/19) (3/24 revalidation).