COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Child Development I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
CG 101
Fall
3
2
4
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to make the students watch the children’s physical, psycho-motor and cognitive development and use assessment and evaluation instruments to evaluate child development.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define development
  • Explain the factors affecting development
  • Use the research methods of child development
  • Correlate development theories with development properties
  • Watch child’s physical, kinetic and cognitive development processes
  • Explain properties of development of the child according to ages.
  • Will be practise basic subjects related to babycare and childcare.
Course Description This course contains; different perspectives on child development , factors affecting development , research methods in developmental psychology , fundamental concepts and principles of development, theories of development, physical development, psycho-motor development, cognitive development , key issues related to child and infant care, developmental characteristics of children related to age.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction of Child Devolopment / Practice 1: Prenatal period Senemoğlu, N.(2005).Gelişim, Öğrenme ve Öğretim Kuramdan Uygulamaya.Ankara: Gazi.s:1-17.
2 Factors Affecting Development / Practice 2: Development in Prenatal Period Senemoğlu, N.(2005).Gelişim, Öğrenme ve Öğretim Kuramdan Uygulamaya.Ankara: Gazi.s:1-17.
3 Research Methods in Developmental Psychology/ Practice 3: 0-1 years Development Senemoğlu, N.(2005).Gelişim, Öğrenme ve Öğretim Kuramdan Uygulamaya.Ankara: Gazi.
4 Basic Concepts and Principles in Development / Practice 4: 0-1 years Development Senemoğlu, N.(2005).Gelişim, Öğrenme ve Öğretim Kuramdan Uygulamaya.Ankara: Gazi.
5 Theories of Development / Practice 5: 2 years Development and Toilet Education Senemoğlu, N.(2005).Gelişim, Öğrenme ve Öğretim Kuramdan Uygulamaya.Ankara: Gazi. s:31-80. /
6 Theories of Development / Practice 6: 3 years Development Senemoğlu, N.(2005).Gelişim, Öğrenme ve Öğretim Kuramdan Uygulamaya.Ankara: Gazi. s:31-80.
7 Physical Development / Practice 7: 4 years Development Senemoğlu, N.(2005).Gelişim, Öğrenme ve Öğretim Kuramdan Uygulamaya.Ankara: Gazi. s:17-28.
8 Midterm Exam
9 Psycho-Motor Development / Practice 8: 5 years Development Jeffrey Trawick-Swith.(2013). Berrin Akman (Çev. Ed.). Erken Çocukluk Döneminde Gelişim.Ankara: Nobel. s:197-208.
10 Psycho-Motor Development / Practice 9: Development at age 6 and at school age Jeffrey Trawick-Swith.(2013). Berrin Akman (Çev. Ed.). Erken Çocukluk Döneminde Gelişim.Ankara: Nobel. s:197-208.
11 Theories of Cognitive Development / Practice 10: Caring and dealing with the disabled children Senemoğlu, N.(2005).Gelişim, Öğrenme ve Öğretim Kuramdan Uygulamaya.Ankara: Gazi. s:31-57.
12 Theories of Cognitive Development / Practice 11: Student Presentation Senemoğlu, N.(2005).Gelişim, Öğrenme ve Öğretim Kuramdan Uygulamaya.Ankara: Gazi. s:31-57.
13 Cognitive Development / Practice 12: Student Presentation Jeffrey Trawick-Swith.(2013). Berrin Akman (Çev. Ed.). Erken Çocukluk Döneminde Gelişim. Ankara. Nobel. S:226-240
14 Cognitive Development / Practice 13: Student Presentation Jeffrey Trawick-Swith.(2013). Berrin Akman (Çev. Ed.). Erken Çocukluk Döneminde Gelişim. Ankara. Nobel. S:226-240
15 Review of the semester The textbooks referenced below and course slides
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks Prof. Dr. Bekir ONUR, (2010), Çocuk ve Ergen Gelişimi\nProf. Dr. Pınar San Baysal Prof. Dr. İsmihan Artan, (2004),Çocuk Gelişimi ve Eğitimi
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
1
10
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
3
15
Presentation / Jury
2
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
8
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
30
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
3
5
Presentation / Jury
2
5
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
15
Final Exams
1
15
    Total
165

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

X
2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

X
3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

X
4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

X
5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

X
6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

X
7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

X
8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

X
9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

X
10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

X
11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

12

To have the skills of improving the development and learning of children with special needs

13

To plan and carry out activities for development of people under their responsibility

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest