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PSY1505 - Introduction to Developmental Psychology

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New from the academic year 2021/2022

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters
Term:  Autumn

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 4 hours

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters
Term:  Spring

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

This course provides an introduction into how an individual develops through childhood and adolescence. The course covers the core aspects of psychological development, such as perception and cognition, communication and language, emotional development, attachment, friendship and play. The course also provides an overview of how the brain develops.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

·       The student has broad knowledge of the core, theoretical perspectives within the field of developmental psychology, and how these perspectives differ.

·       The student is familiar with what research shows regarding how children function; cognitively, emotionally and socially.

·       The student is familiar with the core methods used in psychological research involving children and adolescents.

Skills

·       The student can outline the core themes of developmental psychology.

·       The student can apply the central concepts used in developmental psychology and critically discuss the core theoretical perspectives.

General competence

·       The student has developed an understanding of the relationship between theoretical perspectives regarding development and empirical knowledge about childhood development.

·       The student has developed an understanding of how a child’s individual development takes place within a social and cultural context.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures 2 hours per week, study group. 

Limited admission to classes.

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • Written assignement

Further on evaluation

Limited admission to classes.

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes.

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

None

Course materials

To be announced when semester starts.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PSY1125 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
PSYPRO4115 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
PSY1015 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
PSY1005 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
PSYK4125 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2021-06-13

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Psychology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Psychology

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release
2021-12-15

Submission
2021-12-15


09:00


13:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 2022-06-09 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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