PSİ312


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Cognitive Development PSİ312 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
06
(Spring)
42 40 23 105 3 5

Teaching Staff Yrd. Doç. Dr. Funda Kutlu
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course to study the cognitive development through childhood and adolescence periods.
Course Content The contents of the course include discussions of the theories of cognitive development, and studying problem solving, memory, language, reasoning and perception development in the scope of related research results.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- Defining the theories and concepts of cognitive development 2- Comprehending changes in cognition throughout the life-span 3- Defining chances on cognitive processes, based on biological and experiential factors 4- Reviewing the related literature 5- Preparing a report on current research results
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the course
2. Week What is cognitive development?
3. Week Piaget Cognitive Development Theory: Introduction
4. Week Piaget Cognitive Development Theory - Neo-Piagetian
5. Week Vygotsky Sociocultural Cognitive Theory
6. Week Information-processing Approach
7. Week Information-processing Approach
8. Week Moral Development
9. Week Intelligence
10. Week Language development
11. Week Concept of number
12. Week Development of social-cognition
13. Week Students Seminars
14. Week Students Seminars
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%) 20
Final (%) 50
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References - Goswani, U. (2008). Cognitive development: The learning brain. East Sussex: Psychological Press. - Miller, P.H. (2008). Gelişim Psikolojisi Kuramları (çev. Zeynep Gültekin). Ankara: İmge Yayınevi. - Piaget, J. (2005). Çocuğun gözüyle dünya. Ankara: Dost Yayınları. - Mitchell, P. Ve Ziegler, F. (2013). Fundamentals of developmental psychology (2nd. ed.). East Sussex: Psychological Press. - Oakley, L. (2004). Cognitive Development. London: Routledge. - All related articles
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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LO1

5

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LO2

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LO3

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5

 

 

 

 

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3

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

* Degree of Contribution : 1 Very Low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High