PSY 202 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Introduction to Developmental Psychology II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
PSY 202
Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The main objective of this course is to introduce the developmental stages of physical, cognitive, social and emotional changes in human life from adolescence to death based on psychological theories and current literature.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will able to define physical, cognitive, social and emotional changes in adolescence.
  • Will able to define physical, cognitive, emotional and social changes during young adulthood.
  • Will able to discuss the developmental stages of young adulthood based on personal experiences.
  • Will able to define physical, cognitive, social and emotional changes during middle adulthood.
  • Will able to explain the unique challenges of middle adulthood, including physical, cognitive,social and emotional changes.
  • Will able to define the basic concepts and coping strategies about death, dying and grieving
Course Content To discuss the developmental processes from puberty through death in terms of both physical, psychological and social development.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Physical and CognitiveDevelopment in Adolescence Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
2 Socioemotional Development in Adolescence Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
3 Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
4 Socioemotional Development in Early Adulthood Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
5 Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
6 Sociemotional Development in Middle Adulthood Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
7 Midterm
8 Physical Development in Late Adulthood Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
9 Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
10 Socioemotional Development in Late Adulthood Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
11 Death, Dying, and Grieving Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
12 Presentation I Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
13 Presentation II Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
14 Final Santrock, J.W. (2015) "Life Span Development". (16th ed.) McGraw Hill International Edition,
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Textbooks

Book chapters and power point presentations.

References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
10
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
1
15
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
5
70
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
1
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
    Total
163

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to assess psychological concepts and perspectives, interpret and evaluate data using scientific methods X
2 To be able to develop a curiosity and interest towards the mind and its phenomena, to possess a sense of critical and scientific reflexion and ability to analyze new information. X
3 Ability to make use of theoretical and applied knowledge in local and global levels. X
4 To have a basic knowledge of other disciplines that can contribute to psychology and to be able to make use of this knowledge X
5 To possess and value societal, scientific and ethical principles in collecting, interpreting and publishing psychological data X
6 To have knowledge of how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline from a historical perspective, and to know with what methods it views behavioural and mental processes X
7 To be able to distinguish between the emphases of fundamental theories and perspectives of psychology (behavioural, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, humanistic, psychodynamic and sociocultural) and compare and express their differences and similarities, contributions and limitations X
8 The competence to share psychological knowledge based and qualitative and quantitative data with experts and lay people, using effective communication skills X
9 To have the awareness of interpersonal and societal problems and phenomena and adopt this awareness in psychological problems and researches. X
10 Competence to make use of applied and theoretical psychological knowledge to make contributions to industrial development and provide solutions to problems X
11 To possess essential knowledge of techniques and instrumentation for psychological measurement and evaluation X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest