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CHILD PSYCHOLOGY (SEÇMELİ III) PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
PSI309 CHILD PSYCHOLOGY (SEÇMELİ III) 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. YASEMİN YULAF

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to give basic information about child mental health, developmental periods and importance of child psychology.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as "Mental health concept, Various theories, Psychological maturity, Child mental health, Mental health periods, Development of intelligence, Family, Bringing up a Child, Behavioural disorders, Hyperactivity, Childhood depression, Special learning difficulties, Physical characteristics of children, Children's personality traits, Different teaching materials."

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Explain the concept of Mental health and various theories and Psychological maturity and Child mental health. (Bloom’s 4)
Analyze intelligence development and its relationship. (Bloom's 4)
Distinguish special problems and behaviour disorders. (Bloom’s 4)
Compare hyperactivity, childhood depression and special learning difficulties. (Bloom’s 4)
Express the chronic diseases and the developmental characteristics of children with chronic diseases. (Bloom’s 2)
Interpret the physical and personality characteristics of children. (Bloom’s 3)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Mental health concept, Various theories Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
2 Literature review Psychological maturity, Child mental health Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
3 Literature review Mental health periods, Family and Special Problems Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
4 Literature review Bringing up a Child, Behavioural disorders Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
5 Literature review Hyperactivity Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
6 Literature review Childhood depression, Special learning difficulties Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
7 Literature review Chronic disease and developmental characteristics of children with chronic diseases Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review Physical characteristics and personality traits of children Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
10 Literature review Prevention and early diagnosis, Medical prevention methods reducing the disease Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
11 Literature review Importance of family cooperation and informing and education of the children with chronic diseases Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
12 Literature review State of mind of the children in inpatient treatment and children, family and personnel interaction Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
13 Literature review Playing and play rooms in hospitals and Hospital schools Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
14 Literature review Preparatory training for the children and families and various teaching materials Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
15 Literature review Preparatory training for the children and families and various teaching materials Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

GARDINER, H. W., & GANDER, M. J. (2010). Çocuk ve Ergen Gelisimi. (trns. Ali Donmez, Bekir Onur, Nermin Celen) Ankara: Imge Bookstore Publications.
YAVUZER, H. (2012). Cocuk Psikolojisi, Istanbul, Remzi Bookstore.
Bee, H., & Boyd, D. (2009). Cocuk gelisim psikolojisi,( trns. O. Gunduz, Istanbul: Kaknus Publications.
MARTIN, A., VOLKMAR, F. R., & LEWIS, M. (Eds.). (2007). Lewis's child and adolescent psychiatry: a comprehensive textbook. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 25 25
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 20 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0