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 Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kılıç
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 Course Content and Processing
2. Week Basic principles of development
3. Week prenatal period
4. Week Problems in infancy (newborn)
5. Week infancy
6. Week Early childhood (Play age)
7. Week School age and its problems
8. Week Midterm
9. Week General features of the puberty update
10. Week Developmental burden of adolescence
11. Week Developmental perspective of adolescent behavior's effects on behaviors and attitudes.
12. Week General characteristics of adolescence
13. Week Responsibility of adolescence
14. Week Puberty and problems
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
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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