PSY414 Psychology of Adulthood and Aging

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY414 Psychology of Adulthood and Aging 3 0 6 Monday: 11.00-12.50 / Wednesday: 10.00-10.50
Prerequisite PSY103 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Pınar Ünal-Aydın Office Hours / Room / Phone
A B.13
E-mail paydin@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives Acquire knowledge on main characteristics of adult’s physical, and cognitive, and social and personality development from early adulthood period to dying. Apply life span development principles in explanation of adulthood and aging developmental processes Develop students’ ability to observe and to think critically what “normal” adulthood and aging development is. Develop holistic approach in understanding of typical development as well as pathological development in adulthood period
Textbook Feldman, R. (2018), Development Across the life Span, Pearson , USA, Chapters from 13 to 19
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Explain main characteristics of adult’s development in all developmental areas
  2. Define theories and research about the adult years and aging
  3. Discuss physiological changes and health in the aging processes
  4. Explain factors that influencetypical and psychopathological development in adulthood
  5. Explain lifestyles and life events related to adulthood and the ways how they influence aging
Teaching Methods Lectures with PP presentations and tutorial classes. Active tutorial sessions for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Team projects and individual task that involve their presentation regarding to relevant topic. Debates in class regarding appropriate subjects.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to the class, content and ways of working
Week 2 Life Span Development Chapter 1
Week 3 Early Adulthood Physical Development Chapter 13
Week 4 Early Adulthood, Cognitive Development Chapter 13
Week 5 Social and Personality Development in Early Adulthood Chapter 14
Week 6 Middle Adulthood Physical and Cognitive Development Chapter 15
Week 7 preparation for midterm exam and student's presentations all relevant chapters
Week 8 Midterm exam all relevant chapters
Week 9 Social and Personality Development in Middle Adulthood Chapter 16
Week 10 Late adulthood Physical Development Chapter 17
Week 11 Late adulthood Cognitive Development Chapter 17
Week 12 Late adulthood Social and Personality Development Chapter 18
Week 13 Endings Chapter 19
Week 14 preparation for final exam and student's presentations all relevant chapters
Week 15 Course Review and preparation for final exam all relevant chapters
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Assignments 2 20 1,2,3,4,5
Midterm Exam 1 40 1,2,3
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Mid-term exam study 5 7 35
Assignments 2 12 24 Final Exam Study 5 7 35
Home Study 1 11 11
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 19/03/2020
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