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PSYCHOMOTOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ANY321 PSYCHOMOTOR DEVELOPMENT 5 2 2 3

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 : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Lecturer KIVILCIM KAPLAN

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of the course is to help students gain the knowledge and ability to apply the tests used to evaluate the motor development in order to explain the psychomotor development periods and characteristics, and to recognize the neuromuscular coordination disorders that may occur during psycho-motor development.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; Principles of motor development, factors affecting motor development, tests used to evaluate motor development, psychomotor development periods, gender differences in development and developmental disorders.

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

Describe the basic concepts related with Psychomotor development.
Explain factors that affect motor development.
Explain the developmental periods and their characteristics.
Apply the tests used to evaluate motor development.
Discover nerve-muscle coordination disorders that may occur during psychomotor development.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - General structure of the course, information about its functioning, Psychomotor course videos- Course success criteria Formation of Groups Narration, question-response method
2 Reading books related with the subject Definitions of development, progress of motor development as a science, basic concepts of motor development Narration, question-response discussion method
3 Reading books related with the subject Principles of motor development, factors affecting motor development Narration, question-response discussion method
4 Reading books related with the subject Sandglass model, motor development periods Narration, question-response discussion method
5 Video viewing Reading books related with the subject Tests used to evaluate motor development Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
6 Video viewing Reading books related with the subject Basic Movements Period, Measurement of motor performance in preschool children Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
7 Video viewing Reading books related with the subject Basic Movements Period, Measurement of motor performance in preschool children and TGMD III Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Review study with lecture notes General review Narration, demonstration method and applied work
10 Video viewing Reading books related with the subject Gender differences in development Narration, question-response discussion method
11 Video viewing Reading books related with the subject Developmental disorders Narration, question-response discussion method
12 Material procurement about the practice exercises Sports Related Movements Period: Practice with primary school students Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
13 Reading book chapter and preparation of PPT file Cognitive motor development programs, student presentations Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
14 Reading book chapter and preparation of PPT file Gender, Addiction, Stimulus enrichment Motor development and brain development, student presentations Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
15 Reading book chapter and preparation of PPT file General review and student presentations Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Gallahue, D.L. ve Ozmun, J.G. (2006). Understanding motor development: Infants, children, adolescents, adults. 6th Ed. International Edition, McGraw-Hill Companies, New York.
Kluka-Darlene, A. (1999). Motor Behavior: From Learning to Performance. Englewood, Colorado: Morton Publishing Company.
Atay, M. (2005). Çocukluk döneminde gelişim. Kök Yayıncılık, Ankara.
Gökmen, H.; Karagül, T.; Aşçı, HF. (1993). Psikomotor Gelişim. T.C Başbakanlık Gençlik ve Spor Genel Müdürlüğü, Ankara.
Özer, D.S., Özer, K. (2007). Çocuklarda Motor Gelişim. Nobel Yayınları, İstanbul.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 50
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 2 100
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
Student will be able to identify the concepts related to Physical Education and Sports Sciences.
3

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to discuss training organization and its functioning with the knowledge gained in the subjects such as performance measurement, training plan preparation, talent selection and technical-tactical training.
2
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
3

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the needs for sports activities of groups with different characteristics, such as age, gender, and persons with special needs.
4
2
Student will be able to analyze data and results for current applications in the field of Training science by using scientific research methods and techniques.
1

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to execute the measurement activities in order to determine the motor development, sports performance and fitness characteristics, to use the equipment, technology and software needed for these activities and to analyze the results of the evaluation.
5
2
Student will be able to solve the problems related to sport sciences and coaching profession applications with a critical and inquisitive point of view, based on knowledge of the literature he/she has.
3
3
Student will be able to choose the appropriate training method according to the characteristics of the group and the environment and to formulate the training program by taking these differences into consideration.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to administer projects, activities, social and sports activities in collaborative group studies and to solve possible problems that might be encountered within the process.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to recognize the importance of professional development by following scientific, technological and current developments related with coaching.
3
2
Student will be able to behave in accordance with the need to be open to change and life-long learning.
3
3
Student will be able to develop the teaching skills required by the profession according to different teaching methods.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to express his/her knowledge and thoughts about the field in a fluent and understandable manner both written and verbally.
4
2
Student will be able to use his/her knowledge and competence in coaching practices more effectively with his/her social life and communication skills in sports activities, organizations and studies carried out at national and international levels.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to describe accepted ethical values and legal regulations in the field of sport sciences and in social life, and to apply the relevant articles in the legislation in case of need.
2
2
By utilizing the existing historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, student will be able to recognize problems related to skills selection, performance development, physical activity for sports and special groups for all, and to solve these problems based on ethical values.
4
3
By using personality traits with the social skills required by the coaching profession; student will be able to arrange specific project, organization and works with sustainable societal and social content specific with the field.
2
4
Student will be able to administer technical and tactical skills in the relevant performance sports and selected sports branches that he / she determines as his / her area of expertise, and to formulate specific training programs for the branch.
1

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 2 28
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
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 7 2 14
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 1 5
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 75
Total Workload of the Course Unit 75
Workload (h) / 25.5 2,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 3,0