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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Adolescent Development (EDU 365)


Distance learning course administered through Genesis University.

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.

September 2016 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the physical development of adolescents; explain the cognitive and Intellectual development of adolescents; explain the social and moral development of adolescents; summarize the identity and self-perceptions of adolescents; understand the impact families have on adolescents; describe the impact technology and media have on adolescents; analyze the impact peers have on adolescents; explain how motivation can support adolescents in the classrooms; and summarize the mental health, coping strategies, and problems that adolescents encounter.  


Topics include: adolescent development; physiological and physical development; theories of cognitive development; social and moral development; factors influencing identity and behavior; family dynamics; technology and media in the lives of adolescents; motivation; and mental health issues and concerns. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Psychology, or Adolescent Psychology (9/16) (11/22 revalidation).