Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student: - gets understanding of the development phases of human being - understands socializing process and how a man will develop as a social individual - understands how to utilize psychology as pedagogical tool

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course: - student understands the physical and psychological development of the human being and its impact to the his/her identity/self-esteem

Course contents

Contents: - motivation, cognitive process, learning process during life time with the learning theories, - the development of the human being with the cognitive, psychodynamic and interactive theories

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Recommended or required reading

Karlsson Lars (2007) Psykologins grunder. Student litteratur. Imsen, G.: Elevens värld: Introduktion i pedagogisk psykologi. Studentlitteratur. Jerlang, E.: Utvecklingspsykologiska teorier. Almqvist & Wiksell Carlberg. A. Dynamisk utvecklingspsykologi. Natur och Kultur. Dunderfeldt. A. Elämänkaari psykologia WSOY Hwang & Nilsson. Utvecklingspsykologi. 1995. Natur och kultur.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 25 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 10 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 8 hours
  • Project work and productions - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours
  • Web-based and web-supported studies - 10 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 80 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 53 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions

Teacher

Vienola Riitta

Examiner

Vienola Riitta

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • 2009-12-10 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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