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School of Psychology
DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
COGNITIVE DISABILITIES
PSN1032366, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
PS1090, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination COGNITIVE DISABILITIES
Department of reference Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge RENZO VIANELLO M-PSI/04

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SUP5073221 COGNITIVE DISABILITIES RENZO VIANELLO IA1870

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/04 Psychology of Development and Psychology of Education 9.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 09/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of developmental psychology
Target skills and knowledge: Basic knowledge of the intellectual disabilities. Specifically about the following syndromes: Down, Williams, fragile X, Prader-Willi, Angelman, Rett, Cornelia De Lange, 5p- etc.
Examination methods: Written exams with 4 open questions
Assessment criteria: The exam will test the following aspects:
knowledge of the main topics
use of an appropriate vocabulary
Course unit contents: Attention, memory, intelligence, thinking, language, social and emotional development, personality, motivation in individuals with intellectual disabilities or with borderline intellectual functioning or autistic disorders.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Theoretical lessons and discussion on videos.
Additional notes about suggested reading: For the exam the student has to study three compulsory books and one at his/her choice.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Vianello, Renzo, Disabilità intellettive. Con aggiornamenti al DSM-5. Bergamo: Edizioni Junior, 2015. Volume obbligatorio Cerca nel catalogo
  • Vianello, Renzo, La sindrome di Down. Sviluppo psicologico e integrazione dalla nascita all'età senile. Bergamo: Edizioni Junior, 2006. Volume obbligatorio Cerca nel catalogo
  • Vianello, Renzo, Potenziali di sviluppo e di apprendimento nelle disabilità intellettive. Indicazioni per gli interventi educativi e didattici.. Trento: Erickson, 2012. Volume a scelta. Non può essere scelto da chi lo ha già studiato per altri esami per laurea triennale a Padova. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Vianello, Renzo; Di Nuovo, Santo; Lanfranchi, Silvia, Bisogni Educativi Speciali: il Funzionamento Intellettivo Limite o Borderline. Bergamo: Edizioni Junior, 2014. Volume obbligatorio Cerca nel catalogo
  • Vianello, Renzo; Marin, Maria Laura, OLC. Operazioni Logiche e Conservazione. Prove per la valutazione del livello di sviluppo del pensiero logico. Bergamo: Edizioni Junior, 1997. Volume a scelta assieme a Vianello Progetto MS 2000 (obbligatorio uno fra quelli indicati a scelta, oppure due di dimensioni ridotte) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Vianello, Renzo, Progetto MS. Strumenti e materiali per il potenziamento del pensiero. Bergamo: Edizioni Junior, 2000. Volume a scelta assieme a Vianello e Marin OLC 1997 (obbligatorio uno fra quelli indicati a scelta, oppure due di dimensioni ridotte) Cerca nel catalogo