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Study programmes 2013-2014Last update : 17/04/2014
PSYC0007-1  Developmental psychology

Duration :  30h Th
Number of credits :  
Bachelor in Human and Social Sciences, 2nd year6
Master in Public Health, Professional Focus in Promoting Public Health and the Environment, 1st year3
Bachelor in Psychology and Education : Speech and Language Therapy , 1st year4
Bachelor in Psychology and Education, 1st year4
Lecturer :  Aurore Boulard
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Organisation and examination :  
Teaching in the second semester
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.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
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 :  
May june: written exam. Open questions and Multiple Choice Questions
August: idem
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
Contacts :  
Aurore Boulard

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