Information Package / Course Catalogue
Cognitive Development
Course Code: CGB210
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: 4
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course to provide students, to understand the importance of cognitive development of human life, to understand the relationship with other developmental areas of cognitive development, to know the basic concepts of cognitive development, to perceive the developmental processes

Course Content

Definition of Cognitive development, Processes in cognitive development, Developmental Changes in cognitive processes, Information Processing Theories, Cognitive Development Theories, Intelligence theories and cognitive development, Processes of Cognitive development with 0-18 years old, Assessing of cognitive development, Practices about cognitive development

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Know the basic concepts of cognitive development
2.Discuss the theories of cognitive development
3.Bilişsel gelişim süreçlerini açıklar
4.Know the tools and methods of assessment of cognitive development
5.Evaluates cognitive development and acquires knowledge and experience in studies supporting cognitive development
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Bayhan,P; Artan. İ. (2004). Child Development and Education. Morpa, İstanbul.,
2.Kanwisher, N,; Moscovitch, M. (2000) The cognitive neuroscience of face processing U.K.,
3.Wellman, H.M. (1990) The Child's Theory of Mind (Learning, Development & Conceptual Change),
4.Adalet K., Ömeroğlu, E. (2007) .Cognitive Development. Morpa yayınları
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to cognitive development
Week 2 - Theoretical
The basic concepts of cognitive development
Week 3 - Theoretical
The affecting factors of cognitive development
Week 4 - Theoretical
Progresses of cognitive development
Week 5 - Theoretical
Progresses of cognitive development
Week 6 - Theoretical
Differences in the developmental processes of cognitive development
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Data processing theories
Week 9 - Theoretical
Cognitive development theories
Week 10 - Theoretical
Cognitive developmental characteristics in children pre-birth to aged 36 months
Week 11 - Theoretical
Cognitive developmental characteristics of children aged 37-72 months
Week 12 - Theoretical
Cognitive developmental characteristics of children of school age and adolescence
Week 13 - Theoretical
Supporting studies of cognitive development
Week 14 - Theoretical
Evaluation of Supporting studies of cognitive development
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142370
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination115116
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)95
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-3
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-5
5
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue