Study programme 2020-2021Français
Developmental psychology
Programme component of Bachelor's in Psychology and Education: General (Charleroi (Hor. décalé)) à la Faculty of Psychology and Education

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UP-B1-BAGENE-011-CCompulsory UEPICCALUGA MyriamP362 - Métrologie et Sciences du langage
  • PICCALUGA Myriam

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français30000044.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
P-SMSL-213Developmental Psychology300000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the theoretical and methodological fundamentals in psychology and educational sciences to analyse a situation involving these disciplines
    • Identify and explain the concepts, principles and models of fundamental theoretical trends in psychology and educational sciences and their applications
    • Identify and describe the biological and socio-cultural foundations of human behaviour
    • Identify and describe the specific characteristics of psychology and educational sciences and their relationship to other contributory disciplines
  • Grow personally and professionally
    • Develop their scientific curiosity and open-mindedness
    • Demonstrate self-awareness and assess themself, as well as analyse and adapt their attitudes to avoid certain biases both in research and in professional practices
  • Understand the fundamentals related to the scientific approach in psychology or educational sciences
    • Identify and explain the main methods (including limitations) specific to the scientific process

Learning Outcomes of UE

Understand and know the main approaches and the theories of the psychological development, and know how to establish comparisons between them. Understand and know the various methods used in développemental psychology as well as the limits of each. For every period of the development , to understand and to be capable of describing the diverse transformations appearing in each domain (cognitive, social, physical, emotional) of the development. Be capable of establishing the interactions between the various facets of the development as well as with the factors which influence the development

Content of UE

overview of Theories and Research methods of Developmental Psychology. LIFE-SPAN perspective (from the prenatal period to old age). Cerebral maturation and growth *Stages of cognitive, physical , linguistic, moral, emotional and affective developments * Temperament, personality, self-esteem,attachment theory * Identity formation, gender and social roles * Theory of mind

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Written examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
P-SMSL-213Berger, K.S. (2012). Psychologie du développement. Bruxelles de Boeck. Bee, H. , Boyd , D.(2011). Les âges de la vie - Psychologie du développement humain, 4ème édition. Éditions Pearson education ERPI

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
P-SMSL-213Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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