Study programme 2020-2021Français
Language: Functioning, Acquisition and Learning
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-B2-BAGENE-003-CCompulsory UEHARMEGNIES BernardP362 - Métrologie et Sciences du langage
  • FAGNIART Sophie
  • HARMEGNIES Bernard
  • VERHAEGEN Clémence

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
P-SMSL-099Theoretical Approaches of Language150000Q150.00%
P-SMSL-101Clinical Views of Language015000Q250.00%
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
    • Explain and give examples of human functioning, including in its atypical and pathological dimensions
    • Describe the principles of methodological approaches (objectives, methods, techniques and tools) to understand and explain the functioning of individuals, groups and organisations
  • Understand the fundamentals of intervention
    • Explain the concepts and relationships of theoretical models of intervention adopt a critical stance regarding these models.
    • Identify the type of intervention, with reference to a theoretical framework, including the choice of appropriate tools to be implemented based on the analysis of a well-defined situation
  • Provide clear, accurate, and reasoned information
    • Summarise the contributions of different sources to justify an opinion or decision
  • Collaborate, work in a team
    • Interact effectively with other students to carry out collaborative projects.
  • Act ethically and professionally
    • Name, and be familiar with, legal frameworks and ethical principles that govern research and practice in psychology and educational sciences, and implement them in studies in a reflexive manner (exams, work, etc.)
  • Grow personally and professionally
    • Name the separate branches of psychology and educational sciences
    • Direct their choice of modules within their degree programme in order to develop a career plan in line with the realities in the field and their profile (aspirations, strengths, weaknesses, etc.)
    • Understand the various means available for documentation, to promote self-learning and lifelong learning
  • 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
    • Give a critique and argue a point of view as part of a scientific approach

Learning Outcomes of UE

Awaken the students in the wealth of the observation of language and endow them with knowledges and know how enabling exploitations in contexts of human relations

Content of UE

Epistemologic evolution of the conceptual framework concerning language and communication
description of the diverse elements of language
description of the the language normal functioning
concepts related with the dynamics of the language (learning and acquisition)
raising awareness to pathology and to the notion of handicap in the framework of language and communication
conceptual, material and numeric tools for the study and analysis of language
case studies

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Written examination
  • Graded tests

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Written examination
  • Graded tests

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination
  • Graded tests

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • N/A

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences
  • Travaux pratiques
  • Etudes de cas

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
P-SMSL-099Not applicable
P-SMSL-101Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
P-SMSL-099Not applicable
P-SMSL-101Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
P-SMSL-099Not applicable
P-SMSL-101Not 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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