Information Package / Course Catalogue
Developmental Psychology I
Course Code: CGB203
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: no
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

To have student be able to discuss developmental theories and concept considering the fact that the development is a lifelong process

Course Content

Lifelong development, basic concept and theories of development, development before and after birth and delivery process, development during infancy, early, middle and late childhood, adolescence.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Selvinaz SAÇAN
Learning Outcomes
1.Explain the effects of genes, heredity and environment in development by discussing life-long development from an evolutionary perspective.
2.Explains prenatal and postnatal development and birth process. Explain physical growth and development in infancy, motor development, sensory and perception development.
3.Describe physical, cognitive, language, emotional and personality development in early childhood and explain the effects of family, peer relations and television on this development.
4.Discusses physical and cognitive changes and language development in middle and late childhood. Discuss emotional development and personality development in middle and late childhood and explain the effects of family, peer and school on development.
5.Explain the physical and cognitive changes in adolescence by discussing the nature of adolescence. Discusses self, identity and spiritual development in adolescence and explains the effects of family, background interaction and culture on adolescent development.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Santrock J.,W (2011). Life-Span Development/ (Çev.Ed. Yuksel, G.)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Lifelong development perspective and nature of development in human development
Week 3 - Theoretical
Developmental Theories and research
Week 4 - Theoretical
Biological roots of development
Week 5 - Theoretical
Development before birth and Birth
Week 6 - Theoretical
Physical development during infancy
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Cognitive and socio-emotional development during infancy.
Week 9 - Theoretical
Physical and cognitive development during early childhood.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Socio-emotional development during early childhood.
Week 11 - Theoretical
Physical and cognitive development during middle and late childhood.
Week 12 - Theoretical
Physical and cognitive development during middle and late childhood
Week 13 - Theoretical
Socio-emotional development during middle and late childhood.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Preparation for Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142370
Midterm Examination1314
Final Examination1516
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)80
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
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OÇ-1
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-3
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-5
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
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