Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Child Psychology EBB 002 0 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör.Dr. AYSEL FERAH ÖZCAN
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör.Dr. AYSEL FERAH ÖZCAN,
Course Assistants
Course Category Basic Teaching Suitable For Field
Course Objective

The aim of this course is to enable prospective teachers to comprehend the necessity and importance of knowing child psychology.

Course Content

Basic concepts, history and methods of child psychology; prenatal development; developmental areas and characteristics of infancy; early childhood development areas and characteristics; recent childhood development areas and features; child within the family structure; child within the school system; childhood adjustment and behavior problems; children with special needs.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Teacher candidates know the psychological health of children. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Teacher candidates can recognize and classify the main factors that may affect the psychological health of children. Question-Answer, Lecture, Case Study, Problem Solving, Discussion, Testing,
3 Pre-service teachers can apply techniques to identify children's developmental, emotional, thought and behavioral problems. Group Study, Question-Answer, Lecture, Case Study, Self Study, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic concepts, history and methods of child psychology;
2 prenatal development
3 Birth and early infancy development areas and features; Physical, perceptual, cognitive, personality and language development.
4 Birth and early infancy development areas and features; Physical, perceptual, cognitive, personality and language development.
5 Early childhood development areas and features; physical, perceptual, cognitive, personality and language development.
6 Early childhood development areas and features; physical, perceptual, cognitive, personality and language development.
7 Recent childhood development areas and features; physical, perceptual, cognitive, personality and language development.
8 Midterm
9 Recent childhood development areas and features; physical, perceptual, cognitive, personality and language development.
10 Child in society and family structure;
11 Child in society and family structure;
12 Atypical development: childhood adjustment and behavior problems;
13 Children with special needs.
14 Developing social and cognitive skills
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Yavuzer, H. (1993). Çocuk Psikolojisi. İstanbul: Remzi Kitabevi.

Yörükoğlu, A. (1993). Çocuk Ruh Sağlığı

Bee, H. & D. Boyd (2009). Çocuk Gelişi Psikolojisi. İstanbul: Kaknüs

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
1 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
Total 0
Total 0
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 1 1
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 2 32 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 1 16 16
Total Workload 91
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.64
dersAKTSKredisi 4