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CODE 61139
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/04
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The module aims to offer students a basic knowledge of the main topics addressed by Developmental Psychology, examining the development of the main psychological functions from a life cycle perspective. In particular, historical notes on the main theories will be presented and their evolution in the current studies of human development will be analyzed.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Of the three teaching modules of the I.I. of General Sport Psychology, that of Developmental and Educational Psychology must lay the foundations of this disciplinary field for the understanding of the psychological processes that characterize the life of the athlete, the competitive moments, the dynamics of growth and the dynamics of groups

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course you will know the main theories of developmental psychology and their limits; the main research methods for studying psychological development; the fundamental stages of cognitive, emotional, social, linguistic and moral development in the life cycle with particular attention to the analysis of the interaction between biological and environmental aspects.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures with slide projection.

Group discussions on some topics proposed in the program.

In case of certification of specific learning disability, disability or other special educational needs, please contact both the Department contact person, Prof. Nicola Girtler, and the lecturer at the beginning of the lectures to agree on teaching and exam methods which, in compliance of the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory/dispensatory tools recognized by the University SLD Student Service.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

- introduction to developmental psychology

- main theoretical approaches

- cognitive development

- language development

- relationship, communication and feedback in educational psychology

- social development

- moral development

- emotional-affective development

- Bowlby's attachment theory

- adolescence: lights and shadows of a particular age

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Anolli L., Legrenzi P. (2007) - Psicologia generale. Collana Manuali, Il Mulino, Bologna.

Camaioni L., Di Blasi P. (2007) - Psicologia dello sviluppo. Collana Manuali, Il Mulino, Bologna.

Fonagy P., Target M. (2001) - Attaccamento e funzione riflessiva. A cura di Vittorio Lingiardi e Massimo Ammaniti. Raffaello Cortina Ed., Milano.

LESSONS

LESSONS START

First semester

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam: knowledge will be assessed through an interview.

The vote is expressed in thirtieths. The grade is based on knowledge of the program, precision in presentation, ability to critically process the knowledge acquired

ASSESSMENT METHODS

At the end of the course, students must be able to demonstrate that they have learned the topics covered, in particular they must demonstrate that they are able to distinguish the aspects characterizing the different theoretical approaches of developmental psychology; to be able to communicate the information learned with lexical propriety and mastery of the discipline