sap course 1497450841

Course Code & Number:

PSY 221

Course Title:

Life-Span Development I

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 6 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Principals and theories of Life sapan development. Physical, cognitive and socio-emotional development from prenatal period to adolescence with current research findings.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: PSY 104 OR PSY 102
Co-requisites: NONE
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
Harris, M. & Westermann, G. (2015). A Student's Guide to Developmental Psychology. East Sussex; Psychology Press.
Design Content: 

if relevant for the course

Computer Usage: 
if relevant for the course
Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of the course students will be able to:

1. understand basic concepts and theoretical perspectives used in the study of human development

2. understand methodologies peculiar to measure change in developing infant over time.

3. identify and describe the major changes we typically progress through in cognitive, social and emotional fields of development.

4. think about how developmental psychologists have tested specific models in order to reveal processes under the developmental change.

5. develop critical thinking and analysis through researching and evaluating empirical and theoretical knowledge in relation to understanding human development.

 

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Video Presentations
Guest Speakers
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Debate
14
hrs
Quizzes /Homeworks
18
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
18
hrs
Resource Review
24
hrs
Others
66
hrs

Prepared By:

Melike Sayıl

Revised By:

Tuba Dumrul