Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708002052016DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-ICompulsory234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach developmental psychology, lifelong learning and development.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Aysun Doğan
Learning Outcomes
1to explain the fundamental and theroretical approach
2to understand the ethics of human development and researches
3to teach research methods in developmental psychology
4to define the emonitional, physical and social development process of human beings
5to understand the personal differences in human development
6to explain the effects of genetic and environmental factors in human development
7to teach how to think critically
8to apply the psychological concepts and researches results on daily life
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
developmental psychology theories, research methods, social and emonital development in childhood.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course definition: Content, importance and rules
2Developmental Psychology basic concepts
3Developmental Psychology
4Developmental Psychology
5Research methods
6Biological development
7Development in prenatal stage
8midterm
9Development in prenatal stage
10Physical and motor development in infancy
11Cognitive development and language development in infancy
12Social development in infancy
13Physical development in early childhood
14Early childhood cognitive development
15Early childhood social and emotional development
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Santrock, J. W. (2003). Children, 7th Ed. Boston: McGraw Hill. Yardımcı Kitaplar: Cole, M. & Cole, S. R. (1996). The development of children, 3rd Ed. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company. Berk, L. E. (1994). Infants and Children: Prenatal through Early Education. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Smith, P. K., Cowie, H. & Blades, M. (2003). Understanding Children’s Development, 4th Ed. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. Boyd, D. & Bee, H. (2005). Life span development, 4th Ed. Boston: Pearson.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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