Study Programmes 2015-2016
WARNING : 2014-2015 version of the course specifications
PSYC0007-1  
Developmental psychology
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Master in Public Health3
Master in Public Health3
Bachelier en sciences psychologiques et de l'éducation, orientation logopédie3
Bachelier en sciences psychologiques et de l'éducation, orientation générale3
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
Course contents :
General overview: introduction to classic theories in developmental psychology (cognitive, emotional, and social) from infanthood to old age.
Learning outcomes of the course :
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) :
Recommended or required readings :
Student notes and a set-text "Psychologie du développement, K. Berger)
Assessment methods and criteria :
 MCQ
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
aurore.boulard@ulg.ac.be