PSI201


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Developmental Psychology I PSİ201 Psychology B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
03
(Fall)
42 83 125 3 5

Teaching Staff Assoc. Prof. Melisa EBEOĞLU DUMAN
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites There are no prerequisites for the course
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to introduce the field of developmental psychology, which is a branch of science that examines the patterns of change in the life process from fertilization to death, within the framework of life-span development approach. It is also among the objectives of the course to introduce students to the basic and current methods, studies, and findings in the field of developmental psychology.
Course Content The content of this course includes developmental theories, research methods in developmental psychology, and physical, cognitive, socio-emotional development during prenatal period, infancy, and childhood.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and successfully completed at the end of semester will be able to; 1-define the the core concepts and theories of the developmental psychology 2-evaluate the research methods and ethical principles related to developmental psychology 3-summarize the prenatal development and the biological and environmental factors that affect prenatal development 4-explain the biological, socio-emotional, and cognitive development in infancy and childhood periods 5-evaluate the developmental tasks in infancy and childhood in the light of contemporary developmental problems
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to the course
2. Week Chapter 1- The Life-Span Perspective
3. Week Chapter 1- Theories of Developmental Psychology
4. Week Chapter 2- Biological Beginnings
5. Week Chapter 3- Prenatal Development and Birth
6. Week Chapter 4- Physical Development in Infancy
7. Week Chapter 5- Cognitive Development in Infancy
8. Week MID-TERM
9. Week Chapter 6: Socio-emotional Development in Infancy
10. Week Chapter 7: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
11. Week Chapter 8: Socio-emotional Development in Early Childhood
12. Week Chapter 9: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle and Late Childhood
13. Week Chapter 10: Socio-emotional Development in Middle and Late Childhood
14. Week Course Repetition
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
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Practice (%)
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Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Santrock, J. W. (2016). Yaşam Boyu Gelişim: Gelişim Psikolojisi (Çev. Ed. Prof. Dr. Galip Yüksel). Ankara: Nobel Yayınevi.
Work Placement(s) There is no internship for this course.
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