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School of Psychology
DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
PSN1030515, A.A. 2015/16

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2015/16

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
PS1084, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2015/16
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Department of reference Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolapsicologia/course/view.php?idnumber=2015-PS1084-000ZZ-2015-PSN1030515-N0
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 SILVIA LANFRANCHI M-PSI/04
Other lecturers GIANLUCA GINI M-PSI/04

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

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/03/2016
End of activities 01/06/2016
Show course schedule 2017/18 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
6 2018 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 LANFRANCHI SILVIA (Presidente)
GINI GIANLUCA (Membro Effettivo)
MAMMARELLA IRENE CRISTINA (Membro Effettivo)
MOSCARDINO UGHETTA MICAELA MARIA (Membro Effettivo)
PULINA FRANCESCA (Membro Effettivo)
VIANELLO RENZO (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 LANFRANCHI SILVIA (Presidente)
GINI GIANLUCA (Membro Effettivo)
VIANELLO RENZO (Membro Effettivo)
4 2016 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 LANFRANCHI SILVIA (Presidente)
GINI GIANLUCA (Membro Effettivo)
VIANELLO RENZO (Membro Effettivo)
3 2015 01/10/2015 30/09/2016 LANFRANCHI SILVIA (Presidente)
GINI GIANLUCA (Membro Effettivo)
VIANELLO RENZO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge on general psychology
Target skills and knowledge: Theoretical and methodological bases, as well as main topics, of life span psychology.
Examination methods: Written exam with 3 open questions. Duration: 1 hour and a half.
Assessment criteria: The exam will test the following aspects:
Knowledge of the main topics of developmental psychology
Knowledge of methods of developmental psychology
Use of an appropriate vocabulary for developmental psychology
Course unit contents: 1. Developmental psychology: history, theories and methods
2. Somatic, motor, perceptive development
3 Development of memory, intelligence and metacognition
4 Emotional, linguistic, moral and social development.
5. Adolescence
5. Atypical development: autism.
7. Development of aggressive behaviour and relational difficulties.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Theoretical lessons together with discussion of videos.
Additional notes about suggested reading: For the exam the student has to study two compulsory books and one at his/her choice between two.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Vianello, R., Gini, G., Lanfranchi, S., Psicologia dello sviluppo. Torino: Utet Universit√†, 2012. libro obbligatorio Cerca nel catalogo
  • Gini G., Psicologia dello sviluppo sociale. Bari: Edizioni Laterza, 2012. libro obbligatorio Cerca nel catalogo
  • Caravita, S., Gini, G., L'(im)moralit√† del bullismo. Milano: Edizioni Unicopli, 2010. Libro a scelta Cerca nel catalogo
  • Cumine V., Leach J. e Stevenson G., Bambini autistici a scuola. Bergamo: Edizioni Junior, 2005. libro a scelta Cerca nel catalogo