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Swayam Central

PSYCHOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING

By Dr. A. Hameed   |   Department of Education, University of Calicut, Kerala.
This course is designed to orient the teacher students about the child development, personality and the process of Teaching and Learning. This course offers an overview of the study of childhood and adolescence. In the course, the concept of adolescence is situated in realistic and contextual frames.  The course is organized around student-teachers developing capacities to look at, understand, interpret the universal notions about children and childhood, about growing up in realistic contexts and arriving at a critique of the notions of childhood and children and adolescents. The course can be taken by anybody at any level of teacher education and it can help the students to master all the basic ideas of Educational Psychology. The course is part of approved University Level curriculum for B.Ed. Course in all Indian Universities. The Course content is in tune with the Curriculum of Educational Psychology spread in first Two semesters of the 2 Year B.Ed. Curriculum as planned by NCTE in the national Level. The course is also designed in a way so as to help the teacher students of Elementary level also. Apart from that the modules included in the Course can be helpful even for the M.Ed. students. The course components detail various aspects of Child Development, Individual Differences, Learning process and ways to facilitate learning, Personality of the Learner and Various theories on Personality, Adjustment and Maladjustment, Mental Health, Exceptional Children and the importance of Guidance and Counselling to help the needy children. This course will enable student teachers to have a wider outlook on the realities of Classroom learning and Instruction. Once a student complete this course, he/ she can surely master in the Psychology of child development and Learning process.

Learners enrolled: 1197

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration :
Start Date : 06 Jan 2020
End Date : 04 Apr 2020
Exam Date : 09 May 2020
Enrollment Ends : 28 Feb 2020
Category :
  • Teacher Education
  • Level : Undergraduate

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1

    First day : Module 1 Introducing  Educational Psychology- video 
    Third day : Module 2 Introduction to Development and Principles of Development - video
    Fifth day : Module 3 Biological Aspects of Development- video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the three Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments.

    Week 2

    First day : Module 4 An Introduction to the Concept of Developmental Tasks- video 
    Third day : Module 5 Adolescence- video
    Fifth day : Module 6 Personality: Concept and Definition- video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the three Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments.

    Week 3

    First day : Module 7- Sigmund Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory - video 
    Third day : Module 8 Gordon Allport:  A Trait Theory of Personality- video
    Fifth day : Module 9 Carl Jung’s Analytic Theory of Personality- video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the three Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments.

    Week 4

    First day : Module 10 Personality Theories of Cattell and Eysenck- video 
    Third day : Module 11 The Psychology Of Adjustment- video
    Fifth day : Module 12 Mental Health- video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the three Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments.

    Week 5

    First day : Module 13 - Characteristics of integrated personality- video 
    Third day : Module 14 -Projective Techniques- video
    Fifth day : Module 15 Theories  of Intelligence - video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the three Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments.

    Week 6

    First day : Module 16 - Gardners’ Theory of Multiple Intelligences -video 
    Third day : Module 17 -Aptitude- video
    Fifth day : Module 18 -  Creativity -video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the two Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments

    Week 7

    First day : Module 19 - Exceptional Children- video 
    Third day : Module 20 - Gifted And Mentally Retarded Children- video
    Fifth day : Module 21 -Learning Disability- video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the three Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments.

    Week 8

    First day : Module 22 - Types of Learning Disabilities-video 
    Third day : Module 23- Introduction to Learning and Factors affecting  Learning-video
    Fifth day : Module 24 – Motivation- video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the three Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments.

    Week 9

    First day : Module 25 - Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchical Theory of Motivation-video 
    Third day : Module 26 - Behaviourist Theories of Learning – Pavlov And Thorndike-video
    Fifth day : Module 27 - Behaviourist Theories of Learning – Skinner- video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the three Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments.

    Week 10

    First day : Module 28 - Cognitive Theories of Learning - Gestalt Theory, Lewin’s Field  Theory-video 
    Third day : Module 29 - Jean Piaget’s Cognitive Learning Theory- video
    Fifth day : Module 30 - Learning Theories of Bruner, Ausubel and Gagne- video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the three Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments.

    Week 11

    First day : Module 31 - Social Learning Theory and Social Constructivism- video 
    Third day : Module 32 -Transfer of Learning-video
    Fifth day : Module 33 - Remembering/ Memory- video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the three Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments.

    Week 12

    First day : Module 34 – Forgetting-  video 
    Third day : Module 35 - Introduction to Counselling- video
    Fifth day : Module 36 - Introduction To Guidance   video
    Sixth day : Interaction based on the three Modules covered.

    Seventh day : Deadline for submitting assignments.

    Week 13 

    First day : Term end assessment

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    Mangal, S.K. (2007). Advanced Educational Psychology. New Delhi:
    Prentice Hall of India.
    Feldman, R. S. (2004). Understanding Psychology. Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, India.
    Morgan, C.T., King, R.A., Weisz, J.R., & Schopler, J. (7th Edition). Introduction to Psychology. Singapore: McGraw-Hill.

    INSTRUCTOR BIO





    Dr. A. Hameed

    Department of Education, University of Calicut, Kerala.
    Dr. A . HAMEED 
        • Assistant Professor in the Department of Education, University of Calicut. 
        • Editor of ‘INNOVATIONS AND RESEARCHES IN EDUCATION’, the research journal of Department of Education, University of Calicut. 
        • Resource person in UGC-Academic Staff Colleges, Teaching Learning Centres & Expert in Doctoral Committee Meeting. 
        • Developed, edited and presented a number e-content module for CEC.
        • Developed Two MOOCs in Education.
        • Published a number of research articles in reputed International and National Peer reviewed Journals.
        • Presented more than 100 papers in International and National Seminars. 
        • Chaired International and National Seminars. 
        • Acted as resource person and Pilot Faculty in various programmes. 
        • Academic profile include MA (History), M.Ed (Social Studies),  MA (Sociology), M. Sc. Applied Psychology, PG Diploma in Guidance and Counseling, Ph.D. (Education) and NET (Education).

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    30% for in Course Assessment and 70% of End term Proctored Exam

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