Course: Developmental Psychology

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Course title Developmental Psychology
Course code KPS/MVÝPS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Křeménková Lucie, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The developmental psychology, as a basic psychological discipline, observes the longlife development of Man. It provides an orientation to the mental development of human individual from its prenatal development up to old age inclusive of dying. Besides the ordinary description of developmental changes attending single life phases, the given subject provides information on development regularities and, first of all, on factors affecting the development of human psyche.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Methods of Written Work
  • Homework for Teaching - 2 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 5 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 20 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Mental development, its determination, developmental models and principles , specific features of a child's psyche, psychological characteristics of individual developmental stages, development of play, drawing, speech, selfperception, lateral peference, emotional education and childreaing in the family setting.
Students will be eligible explanations of terms and definitions from the field of psychology
Basic knowledge of psychology

Assessment methods and criteria

Literature study, active participation in seminars, working up tasks according to teacher's requirements.
Recommended literature
  • ČÍŽKOVÁ, J. a kol. (2008). Přehled vývojové psychologie. Olomouc : UP.

Study plans that include the course
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