Information Package / Course Catalogue
Introduction to Child Development
Course Code: CGB101
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: No
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

The basic of the child development, the development of before birth, development of early childhood, development of school child (late childhood) and development of adolescence to give informations about these basic subjects and concepts. To explain the role of the childhood developer and highligth the childhood developer?s importances. And to be formed an awaraness of group works.

Course Content

Basic Concepts of Childhood Development Development of Before Birth Development of Infant Development Early Childhood Development of Late Childhood (school kids) Development of Adolescence The role of the Childhood Developer in the Field. The important of group work in the field.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Bedriye Tuğba KARAASLAN
Learning Outcomes
1.Knows the basic concepts of child development
2.Explain the principles of development
3.Define development areas
4.Knows the factors affecting development
5.Understands the role of child developmentalist in child development.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Bayhan, P., Artan, I. (2004). Child Development and Education. Morpa Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
2.Bee, H. ve Boyd, D. (2009). Child Development Psycohology.(Çev. Okhan Gündüz) İstanbul: Kaknüs Yayınları.
3.Berk, L. E. (2013). İnfants and Children. 7. Basımdan Çeviri. Nesrin Işıkoğlu Erdoğan (Çev. Ed.). Nobel:Ankara.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Basic concepts about Child Development
Week 2 - Theoretical
Basic theories in development
Week 3 - Theoretical
Development in the prenatal period
Week 4 - Theoretical
Effects of genetic and environment in development
Week 5 - Theoretical
Development during infancy
Week 6 - Theoretical
Development in early childhood
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 8 - Theoretical
Effects of education on development in early childhood.
Week 9 - Theoretical
Development during the school period
Week 10 - Theoretical
Moral Development
Week 11 - Theoretical
Adolescence development
Week 12 - Theoretical
Occupations involved in lifelong development
Week 13 - Theoretical
The importance of teamwork among the professions in Child Development
Week 14 - Theoretical
Cultural Effects in Child Development
Week 15 - Theoretical
Preperation For Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory143270
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)102
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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5
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5
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