RPDZ 102

Course Title Course Code Program Level
Developmental Psychology I RPDZ 102 Psychological Counseling and Guidance (2018-2019 Academic Year and After) B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
28 - - - - 75 103 2 4

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Türkan Öncü
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Examination of the normal development stages of human from the beginning of life to the end of adolescence and the problems that may arise at these stages.
Course Content Basic concepts and principles of development, physical, mental, emotional, social and moral development of childhood and adolescence. Various developmental theories.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1- Acquiring the theoretical knowledge necessary to understand children and adolescents. 2- To know the normal development stages of children and to distinguish between normal and abnormal situations. 3- To learn how various theorists approach human development from different perspectives.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Basic concepts and principles of development
2. Week Factors affecting development ( hereditary, environmental and historical time factors)
3. Week Theories of development: Freud’s psycho-sexual development theory and Piaget’s cognitive development theory.
4. Week Erikson’s psycho-social development theory , Maslow’s theory of personality and other development theories ( Levinson, Bronfenbrenner ).
5. Week Prenatal development , physical development and motor development in infancy and childhood.
6. Week Cognitive development in infancy and childhood
7. Week Moral development: The theories of Piaget and Kohlberg
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Personality development
10. Week Developmental tasks and physical development during adolescence
11. Week Cognitive development in adolescence
12. Week Personality development in adolescence
13. Week Psycho-social development
14. Week Moral development in adolescence
Mid-term (%) 40
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Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References • Life –span Development. Developmental Psychology. John W. Santrock . Çeviri editörü: Galip Yüksel. Nobel Yayınevi. • Child and Adolescent Development. Mary J.Gander- Harry W. Gardiner. Yayıma hazırlayan: Bekir Onur. İmge Kitabevi. • Developmental Periods in Real Life Taste. 1. Childhood, school. Prof.Dr. Mustafa Kılıç. Pegem Akademi Yayıncılık. • Developmental Periods in Real Life Taste 2. Puberty, adolescence. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kılıç. Pegem Akademi Yayıncılık. • CHILD Developmental Psychology. Helen Bee – Denise Boyd. Kaknüs Yayınları.
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