Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Psychology Of Growth PDR 221 3 2 + 0 2 4
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. NEŞİDE YILDIRIM
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Course Objective The aim of this lesson is to emphasize the importance of biological, sociological, and psychological sides ofhuman growth from babyhood.
Course Content Growth and terms of growth, Relations between growth and learning during educational period, Human growth:Biological growth and genes, Growth periods: body growth, Cognitive growth, Childhood, Moral growth and bachelorhood, Youth and adultry, Midterm exam, Maturity and old age period, Personality, Identity and sexual characters, Behavioral approach to learning, Cognitive approach to learning, Relations between human growth and social work.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Defines growth Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
2 Explains the relationships between growth and social relations Lecture, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
3 Explains Benjamin Bloom´s and Piaget´s periods of growth Lecture, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Explains cognitive, sensory and psychomotor period of growth Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Explains the features of the period of growth Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
6 Defines personality, identity and gender characteristics of growth Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
7 Defines the theories and psychological approaches of growth Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
8 Explains cognitive approach and behavioral approach to learning Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Homework,
9 Defines learning products Lecture, Discussion, Role Playing, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
10 Distinguishes individual differences in learning Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Role Playing, Group Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Growth and terms of growth
2 Relations between growth and learning during educational period
3 Human growth:Biological growth and genes
4 Growth periods: physical growth
5 Cognitive growth
6 Childhood
7 Moral growth and bachelorhood
8 Youth and adultry
9 Midterm exam
10 Maturity and old age period
11 Personality, Identity and sexual characters
12 Behavioral approach to learning
13 Cognitive approach to learning
14 Relations between human growth and social work
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has professional knowledge, can use theoretical knowledge in the work environments, has skills for human relations and communication, can work in team. X
2 Has qualification of organizer, planner, educator and researcher to materialize social work applications in urban and rural areas, public and private sector and nongovernmental organizations. X
3 Recognizes and knows risk groups in Turkey and in the world. X
4 Can coordinate protective-preventive, developing-changing, therapeutic-rehabilitative works to deal with the risks. X
5 Has skills to consulate the risk groups. X
6 Has knowledge about the reasons in existence of risk groups (child, elderly, disabled, faily, woman, group). X
7 Knows well the current public law and professional legislation and can interpret and apply the legislation when it is necessary X
8 Knows the intervention techniques for children with need of protection, youth, disabled, elderly, women and family. X
9 Has skills to consulate for children, youth, disabled, elderly, women and families. X
12 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 25
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 55
1. Final 45
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 1 5 5
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 15 15
Total Workload 88
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.52
dersAKTSKredisi 4