Psychology of the years of grouth
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
M-PSI/04 - DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
1° semestre dal Oct 1, 2021 al Jan 21, 2022.
The general aim of the course is to provide the basic knowledge and methodological tools to understand the child's main developmental processes (physical, motor, perceptual, cognitive, emotional, social, and linguistic). The specific objectives of the course are to succeed in framing the key concepts of developmental psychology into motor and sports education. Recent findings from the scientific international literature will be presented and discussed.
The processes characterizing the different phases of development will be presented within the frame of the main theories and the most commonly used methods to study human development will be discussed, as well as the basic application outcomes in sports, physical performance and preventive motor activity.
- Developmental psychology: theories and methods
- Perceptual and motor development
- Cognitive development
- Affective development
- The development of language
- The development of social skills
- Moral development
Teaching consists of frontal lessons, for a total of 18 hours (3 CFUs). For each topic discussed during the lessons, the reference will be provided to the chapters in which that topic is described. Additional materials will be provided on the e-learning platform of the University.
Throughout the academic year, a student reception service is available, with a weekly fixed schedule.
- Camaioni L, Di Blasio P. Psicologia dello sviluppo. 2007. Bologna: Il Mulino.
- The slides of the lectures will be available on the web page for the Course.
- Bibliographic references to scientific papers published in international journals will be provided.
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The exam consists of one written test* with 31 closed questions and multiple choice answers. The written test is intended to ensure knowledge and understanding of the topics addressed in the course and covers all the topics discussed during the lessons. The ranking of the written test will be expressed in scores of thirty.
Additional information: It is not possible to attend the exam in advance. Only those students who have this teaching in their academic career and are regularly registered to the call, can attend the exam.