The MOOC 'Understanding child development – from Synapse to Society' takes six weeks to complete, and requires 4 hours of study per week. It can be joined by everyone with the ability of thinking academically. Every weekly program consists of two six minute web-lectures, interviews, quizzes and reading material.
Week 1 Introduction and explanation of the developmental systems approach to understand child development, the need for interdisciplinary collaboration, and how DoY facilitates all this.
Week 2 Brain- and motor development
Week 3 Cognitive development
Week 4 Speech and language development
Week 5 Social/emotional development
Week 6 Wrap up: integration of all the previously presented and explained material