PSİ503


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Developmental Approaches I: Childhood and Adolescence PSİ503 Psychology (Thesis) M.A / M.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
01
(Fall)
42 30 120 192 3 8

Teaching Staff Öğretim Üyesi Dr. Funda KUTLU
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The of the course is to study theories and approaches and to study and to evaluate current issues from the viewpoint of theories and approaches
Course Content In this course; the developmental process and change are studied through biological/physical, cognitive, social and emotional mechanisms and individual differences and normative development are evaluated from the viewpoint of recent approaches.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- Defining the fundamental theories of developmental psychology, 2- Comprehending research methods and ethical issues of developmental psychology, 3- Defining physical, cognitive, social and emotional development from prenatal period through adolescence, 4- Evaluating the current study results for childhood and adolescence, 5- Comprehending importance of the current study results for establishing social policy, 6- Reviewing literature about selected topics and preparing and presenting report,
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the course
2. Week Physical and perceptual development
3. Week Cognitive Developmental Theory of Piaget; Socio-cultural Cognitive Theory of Vygotsky
4. Week Information Processing Theory, Gibson’s Perceptual Development Theory
5. Week Intelligence
6. Week Language Development
7. Week Moral Development
8. Week Attachment
9. Week Self Development
10. Week Temperament- personality development
11. Week Parent and child (child in the family)
12. Week Child in the outside of family
13. Week Peer-child development
14. Week Atypical Child Development
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 20
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%) 20
Final (%) 50
Other (%) 10
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Bee, H. & Boyd, D. (2009). Çocuk Gelişim Psikolojisi (çev. Okhan Gündüz). Kaktüs: İstanbul. Santrock, J. (2006). Life-span development (11th. Ed.). New York: McGraw Hill Company. Gander, M. J. & Gardiner, H. W.(2007). Çocuk ve Ergen Gelişimi (yayına hazırlayan Prof. Dr. Bekir Onur). Ankara: İmge Kitabevi. Pickren, W.E., Dewsbury, D.A., & Wertheimer, M. (2012). Potraits of pioneers in deelopmental psychology. Psychology Press: UK Goswami, U. (2009). Cognitive development: The learning brain (2nd.ed.). Psychology Press: UK Miller, P.H. (2008). Gelişim Psikolojisi Kuramları (çev. Zeynep Gültekin). Ankara: İmge Yayınevi. Piaget, J. (2005). Çocuğun gözüyle dünya. Ankara: Dost Yayınları. Piaget, J. (2007). Çocukta dil ve düşünce. Ankara: Palme Yayıncılık. Piaget, J. (2007). Çocukta Karar verme ve akıl yürütme. Ankara: Palme Yayıncılık Oakley, L. (2004). Cognitive Development. London: Routledge. Durkin, K. (1995). Developmental Social Psychology: Fron Infancy to old ages. Blackwell: London. Broderick, P.C. & Blewitt, P. (2006). The lifespan: Human development for helping professionals (2nd Ed.) Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall. American Psychological Association (2001). Publication Manual (5thEd.). American Psychological Association. There are some current research articles on the topics for each week.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

PQ1

PQ2

PQ3

PQ4

PQ5

PQ6

PQ7

PQ8

PQ9

PQ10

LO1

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LO2

 

5

5

 

 

 

4

 

4

 

LO3

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

LO4

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

LO5

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

5

 

 

LO6

 

 

5

 

 

3

 

 

 

5

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