Study Programmes 2016-2017
WARNING : 2015-2016 version of the course specifications
Developmental psychology
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Master in public health (120 ECTS)3
Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy3
Bachelor in psychology and education : general3
Lecturer :
Stéphane Adam, Aurore Boulard
Coordinator :
Aurore Boulard
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
General overview: introduction to classic theories in developmental psychology (cognitive, emotional, and social) from infanthood to old age.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
The main objectives will be : To understand and to know the main theories of psychological development, and to be able to compare. To understand and to know the different methods used in developmental psychology, the context of use and limitations of each method. For each period of development, to understand and to be able to analyze the different nodes of development. Being able to make connections between different areas of development (cognitive, social, emotional) and between the different theoretical perspectives.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
To have a interest to human individual and a critical analysis
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Face to face
Recommended or required readings :
Student notes and a set-text "Psychologie du développement, K. Berger)
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