Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

General competencies: 1) Learning Skills: -Can develop their own skills and see which areas they need to develop -Can learn with others and share their knowledge in their workplace 2) Ethical competence -Take other people into account 3) Communication and social skills -Can listening to others and communicating in writing, verbally and visually using different communication styles Occupation-specific competence: 1) Expertise in sport and exercise - Knows the human development (physical), mental and social . 2) Pedagogical and didactic skills - Can create a learning and instructional philosophy based on their own values and knowledge. 3) Learning in health and wellbeing -Understand the mechanisms that influence human behavior and behavior change in relation to the promotion of healthy lifestyles and coaching in sport.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to -Understand the following concepts: humanity, human image, world view, bodily aspects, identity and identity development, life span psychology, psychosocial development -Can reflect on humans as subjects -Can reflect on their identity development -Can identify development challenges and opportunities in life stages -Can find and use relevant literature concerning lifespan psychology -Can reflect her/his professional identity

Prerequisites and co-requisites

AS-1-020 (7) - Introduction to University Studies

Recommended or required reading

Basic literature concerning theme: Dunderfelt, T. (2011). Elämänkaaripsykologia: lapsen kasvusta yksilön henkiseen kehitykseen. Borgå: WSOY. En förkortad svenskspråkig version finns i Utbildningsstyrelsen (1994). Hälso- och socialvård – en introduktion. Helsingfors: Stiftelsen för sjuksköterskeutbildning. Erikson, E. (2000). Den fullbordade livscykeln. Stockholm: Natur och Kultur. Ex. på övriga som beaktar hela livsloppet: Hockey, J. & James, A. (2003). Social identities across the Life Course. Basingstoke: Palgrave. Hockey, J. & James, A. (1993). Growing up and growing old. Ageing and dependency in the life course. London: Sage Newman, B. & Newman, P. (2006). Development through Life. A Psychological Approach. Sankari, A. & Jyrkämä, J. (toim.) (2001). Lapsuudesta vanhuuteen. Iän sosiologiaa. Tammerfors: vastapaino. Utvecklingsteoretiska perspektiv med relevans för temat: Jarlang, E. (red.) (1999). Utvecklingspsykologiska teorier. En introduktion. Stockholm: Liber. Havnesköld, L. & Risholm Mothander, P. (2002). Utvecklingspsykologi. Psykodynamisk teori i nya perspektiv. Stockholm: Liber. Magnusson, E. (2003). Psykologi och kön: Från könsskillnader till genusperspektiv. Stockholm: Natur & Kultur. Trost, J. & Levin, I. (1996). Att förstå vardagen – med ett symboliskt interaktionistiskt perspektiv. Lund: Studentlitteratur. Valsiner, J. (1997). Culture and development of children´s action. NY: Wiley Fokus på olika åldrar (jfr. Utvecklingspsykologi samt livslopp) Stern, D.N. (1992) Spädbarnets interpersonella värld. Stockholm: Natur och Kultur Torstenson-Ed, T. (2003). Barns livsvärld. Genus, etnicitet, generation, särskilt stöd och värderingar i skolan. Lund: Studentlitteratur. Broberg, B., Almqvist, K., Tjus, T. Iliste, A. & Nilsson, B. (2007). Anknytningsteori. Betydelsen av nära känslomässiga relationer. Stockholm: Natur & Kultur. Erling, A. & Hwang, P. (red.) (2001). Ungdomspsykologi. Utveckling och livsvillkor. Stockholm: Natur och kultur. Engquist, A. (1995). Att växa som vuxen. Nya perspektiv på dig själv och andra. Stockholm: Prisma. Naroskin, P. (1995). På spaning efter den vuxna människan. Stockholm: Natur och Kultur. Perlmutter, M. & Hall, E. Adult development and aging. NY: Wiley Grassman, E. J. & Hydén, L-Ch. (Red.) (2005). Kropp, livslopp och åldrande. Några samhällsvetenskapliga perspektiv. Lund: Studentlitteratur. Hagberg, B. & Rennemark, M. (2004). Den åldrande människans psykologi. Lund: Studentlitteratur. Tornstam, L. (2005). Åldrandets socialpsykologi. Stockholm: Norstedts akademiska förlag. Kroppskännedom och identitet:

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 2 hours
  • Practical exercises - 16 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours
  • Seminars - 15 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: 1) Learning diary 2) Seminars 3) Exam

Teacher

  • Gray Pamela
  • Piippo Jukka
  • Vienola Riitta

Examiner

Vienola Riitta

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

2013-12-05 - Reports and productions

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