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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 how to 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).