Call: (306) 252-1000

Psychology 30 - 8340

Pre-requisite: None

Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous

Course Description

Human psychological development is a wondrous thing! Learners will study the lifespan of a human being through the stages of development, beginning with conception, gestation, infancy, and early childhood. The course focuses on the scientific nature of Psychology, as well as an examination of one of the major themes within psychology: the nature vs. nurture debate.

Learners will explore the pre-natal stage of development, infancy, early childhood, and so on. Physical, mental, and emotional changes are examined, along with looking at the different levels of social influence that affect our development.

Units of Study:

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Prenatal Development
  • Infancy

Required Resources

  • Scanner (a SMART phone will be sufficient)
  • Audio recording equipment (a computer or SMART phone)

Suggested Career Pathways 

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Policing and Corrections
  • Social Work
  • Nursing

Supplied Resources:
All are available online.


Instructor: Shelagh Hockley

Shelagh Hockley

Phone: (306) 252-1000

Fax: (306) 252-2150

Skype: shelagh.hockley

Sun West Distance Learning Centre

P.O. Box 370
408 - 5th Avenue
Kenaston, SK S0G 2N0


Phone: (306) 252-1000
Fax: (306) 252-2150