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Adolescent Development
Live course taught by Kristi Moore for Fall 2024 High School Psychology

Why do adolescents act the way they do? Why are teenagers so moody? Are all teens addicted to social media? Is adolescence really as bad as portrayed in the media? These questions and many more will be answered in this course where we will learn about adolescent development from a Catholic perspective.

Special Notes: Course materials are provided FREE. Additional pre-recorded lectures are provided in addition to the live class meetings.

Total Classes: 12

Class Dates: Mondays, September 9 to December 9, 2024. (No class Oct. 14 & Nov. 25)

Starting Time: 11:30 AM Eastern (10:30 AM Central; 9:30 AM Mountain; 8:30 AM Pacific)

Duration Per Class: 55 minutes

Prerequisite: None

Suggested Grade Level: 10th to 12th grade

Suggested Credit: One full semester of Adolescent Psychology or Psychology

Instructor: Kristi Moore, PhD

Course Description: This course is an introduction to adolescent development and will cover many of the major adolescent development theories and focus on physical, cognitive, social, and

emotional development from a Catholic perspective.

**Parents should note that mature topics will be touched upon including

puberty, gender development, and relationships.

Course Outline:

Week 1: Introduction to Adolescent Development

Week 2: Physical Development

Week 3: Brain Development

Week 4: Cognitive Development

Week 5: Social Development

Week 6: Identity Development

Week 7: Moral Development

Week 8: Learning & Achievement

Week 9: Families

Week 10: Peers & Media

Week 11: Psychosocial Problems

Week 12: What’s next? A brief intro on Emerging Adulthood

Course Materials: All materials will be provided FREE by the instructor.

Homework: There will be pre-recorded lectures to view in addition to the live classes. Students will take online quizzes and complete weekly written activities and discussion questions. An application paper applying adolescent development principles to some form of media will also be required (approx. three to five pages). Expect to spend 1-3 hours per week on homework outside of class.

Fee: For all 12 classes: $207 if you register on or before July 15, $227 if you register after July 15. (Registration closes one week before the first day of class. After that date, registrations are not guaranteed. There is a $20 surcharge for late enrollments after the course is closed.)

Course name
Adolescent Development
Kristi Moore
Fall 2024
Grade level
High School
Course type
Seats available
25 seats available
Seats remaining
23 seats remaining
Start time
September 9th, 2024 at 11:30 AM ET
End time
December 9th, 2024 at 9:00 PM ET
Access start time
August 26th, 2024 at 9:00 AM ET
Access end time
June 30th, 2025 at 11:59 PM ET
Enrollment availability start time
March 1st, 2024 at 10:00 AM ET
Early enrollment discount ends
July 15th, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET
Late enrollment penalty start time
September 2nd, 2024 at 12:00 PM ET
Enrollment availability end time
September 5th, 2024 at 12:00 PM ET
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About Kristi Moore, Ph.D.

Dr. Kristi Moore earned her PhD in Educational and Developmental Psychology from the University of Florida and is currently an Associate Professor and Program Director for the Applied Psychology program at Angelo State University. She specializes in child and adolescent development and learning and motivation.

Dr. Moore has been teaching psychology since 2009. She enjoys fulfilling her vocation as a wife and mother while her husband serves in the military. Dr. Moore and her husband are licensed foster parents and they homeschool their four children.

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