Study Programmes 2017-2018
WARNING : 2016-2017 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 :
Introduction to classical theories of developmental psychology, cognitive, emotional, and social.  from infanthood to old age. Study development methods. The stages of cognitive and emotional development: the baby from 0 to 2 years, the child, the adolescent, the adult and the elderly.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
To understand and to know the main theories of psychological development, and being able to compare them. To understand and to know the different methods used in developmental psychology as well as the context in which they are used and limitations of each method. For each period of development, to understand and being 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 :
Synthetic and analytic thinking.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Face to face
Recommended or required readings :
Students notes and required reading "Psychologie du développement", K. Berger
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