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Developmental Psychology

Code: 67603
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Ina Reić Ercegovac
Lecturers: pred. dr. sc. Ivan Buljan - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
Course objectives: To introduce students with the basic knowledge of human development (cognitive, social, emotional and moral) in the context of lifespan development, with particular emphasis on the period of childhood and adolescence
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. define basic issues in developmental psychology
2. name and explain types of developmental research
3. compare different approaches to developmental researches
4. draft one developmental research
5. analyse different theoretical approaches in developmental psychology
6. explain contribution of main authors in the area of developmental psychology (Hall, Gesell, Piaget, Erikson, Bandura)
7. name the main characteristics of different phases of cognitive, socio-emotional, and moral development
8. associate main characteristics of cognitive development in childhood and adolescence with aspects learning and teaching
9. explain the role of childhood psychopathology in development
10. explain the key features of psychological problems in childhood and adolescence
Literature:
  1. Vasta, R., Haith, M.M., i Miller, S.A: Dječja psihologija
  2. Berk, L: Psihologija cjeloživotnog razvoja (odabrana poglavlja)
Optional literature:
  1. Klarin, M: Razvoj djece u socijalnom kontekstu (odabrana poglavlja)
  2. Ćubela Adorić, V. i Lacković Grgin, K: Odabrana poglavlja iz psihologije odraslih
  3. Wenar, C: Razvojna psihopatologija i psihijatrija: od dojenačke dobi do adolescencije
  4. Buggle, F: Razvojna psihologija Jeana Piageta
  5. Lacković Grgin, K: Stres u djece i adolescenata
  6. Schaie, K.W. i Willis, S.L: Psihologija odrasle dobi i starenja
  7. Ajduković, M. i Kolesarić, V: Etički kodeks istraživanja s djecom
  8. Thomas, R,M: Recent Theories of Human Development
  9. Santrock, J.W: Life-Span Development
2. semester
Mandatory course - Mandatory studij - Pedagogy
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