Name of the course:DEVELOPMENTAL AND PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY
Conducting unit: PEDAGOGY FACULTY
Field of study: PEDAGOGY
Education level: FIRST DEGREE STUDIES/EXTRAMURAL
Education profile: GENERAL ACADEMIC
Language of instruction: POLISH
Year of study: I
Module / Type of the course
dr. Danuta Kossak
dr. Danuta Kossak / mgr K. Bidzińska
Form of classes / Number of hours: S/N
Form of credit
Numberof ECTS points
Providing knowledge about the subject of research in developmental psychology, the key concepts and theories of mental development, shaping the basic schemes of thinking about the phenomenon of psychological development, learning the ways of diagnosing mental functions
A student who has completed the course:
References to teaching outcomes
in the scope of KNOWLEDGE:
the field of study
Defines and explains the phenomena referring to human development during the life cycle in the psychological aspect.
Observes and interprets social and psychological phenomena in the context of individual differences
Plans actions creating a proper development of the individual assuming additionally elimination of interfering factors for their development.
in the scope of SOCIALCOMPETENCES:
Has the need to improve their professional competence in the field of a holistic approach to the problems of the charge.
Basic from the area of general psychology, biomedical foundations of human development.
Nature of developmental changes (quantity - quality, continuity - non-continuity, focus - lack of focus, partiality-global nature, specificity of development areas, etc.).
Mechanisms of forming development changes (heredity-environment and growing-up-acquiring experience; genes and the environment during lifetime). Versatility and prescriptivism, and a uniqueness and individuality of changes in the human's mental development
Development as a process of multi-dimensional and multi-directional changes, taking place throughout the life in dependence on the individual and environmental resources which an individual has in their active
interactions with the environment.
Basic development tendencies and achievements in particular periods of life in the scope of the development of perceptual and mental processes.
Selected theories of the child's cognitive development
Basic development tendencies and achievements in particular periods of life in the emotional-motivational development.
The basic development tendencies and achievements in particular periods of life in the scope of socio-moral development.
Attachment, empathy, social roles.
Selected theories of personality development.
Selected theories of socio-moral development: in psychoanalysis, learning theory, the theory of social roles and cognitive-developmental concepts.
Selected issues related to an unusual course of psychological development.
Deregulation of the social life cycle and psychological development of an individual: a social approach to the study of human development; a role of the family and the peer group (at different ages of life) in shaping changes in different areas of functioning and development of an individual, especially socio-emotional and psychosexual.
conventional and problem lecture, work with a book, a classic problem method, discussion
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