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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY I PSK241 Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall) 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY2
SEMESTERThird Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Nilay Pekel Uludağlı
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will explain basic concepts, research methods in developmental psychology and main development theories,
2) Will express prenatal development and its importance in development,
3) Will differentiate age appropriate physical, cognitive and socio-emotional characteristics in infancy, early childhood and middle childhood.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction to Developmental Psychology (History, Basic Concepts and Research Methods)
2nd Week Theories of Developmental Psychology
3rd Week Biological Foundations of Development
4th Week Environmental Foundations of Development
5th Week Prenatal Development and Birth
6th Week Physical Development in Infancy
7th Week Cognitive Development in Infancy
8th Week Mid-term and Social and Emotional Development in Infancy
9th Week Physical and Language Development in Early Childhood
10th Week Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
11th Week Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood
12th Week Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
13th Week Social and Emotional Development in Middle Childhood
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGSantrock, J. W. (2017). Life-span development (16 th ed.). NY: Mc Graw Hill.
Boyd, D. and Bee, H. (2015). Lifespan development (7 th ed.). UK: Pearson.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers,Presentation,Report Preparation
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term125
Assignment110
Quiz230
Total(%)65
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)65
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)35
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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