Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development records, 1879-2011

This collection has:

22.50 cubic ft., 122 digital objects

In 1996, the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Studies became the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development. The Department offers degree programs for undergraduates and graduate students who seek to enter the fields of education, behavioral science and human services. It also offers a doctoral program in Applied Developmental Science. In addition to providing students with experience in its laboratory school, curriculum lab, and other on-campus facilities, it places importance on the practice of field work with children in a wide range of settings. The department attracts researchers from around the world, while also maintaining a focus on serving families of young children in the greater Boston area.

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