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Woods College of Advancing Studies



By offering a limited number of education electives the faculty of the Lynch School of Education seek to identify and encourage students to become competent teachers through a formal teacher education program beyond the bachelor’s degree.

Professor Janice D’Avignon, M.Ed., Ph.D. Boston College.

PS 36502  Adolescent Development Changes & Challenges
PS36502 Syllabus
A look at the physical, emotional and social development of  adolescent years. Discusses value development and sexual identity, cultural influences: media, technology, economic uncertainty. Examines individual and interpersonal relationships (family, friends) associated with educational challenges (development lags, mild disabilities, attention deficit disorder, autism, Asperger Syndrome).
Spring, Mon 6:30–9, Jan 13–May 5, Professor D’Avignon