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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
COMPARATIVE DEVELOPMENTAL THEORIES PSK443 --------------- 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER---------------
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will describe what are developmental theories and their main principles and concepts.
2) Will explain how theories of development can be used to explain human nature.
3) Will synthesize a variety of developmental theories and form their developmental view.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction and Early Theories
2nd Week Evolutionary Theory
3rd Week Ethological Theories
4th Week Psychoanalytic Theory
5th Week Cognitive Developmental Theory
6th Week Learning Theories
7th Week Social Role Theory
8th Week Mid-term and Life Course Theory
9th Week Separation-Individuation Theory
10th Week Psychosocial Theory
11th Week Cognitive Social-Historical Theory
12th Week Dynamic Systems Theory
13th Week Ecological Theory
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGCrain, W. (2005). Theories of development: Concepts and applications (5th Ed.). New Jersey: Pearson.
Newman, B. M., & Newman, P. R. (2007). Theories of human development. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Total(%)40
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)40
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)60
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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