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Developmental Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence

Developmental Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence

Code: 159320
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Katija Kalebić Jakupčević
Lecturers: Karla Babić - Seminar
Take exam: Studomat

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Introducing students to developmental dimensions in the context of individual thematic units from temperament, attachment and emotions to the concept of self, personality development and developmental difficulties and applying this knowledge in education in childhood and adolescence
1. Temperament. Temperament dimensions and manifestation in the context of age
2. Development of attachment, attachment in early childhood, adolescence and adulthood
3. Heritage or environment. Contemporary research and theoretical approaches
4. The connection between attachment, temperament and emotion
5. Development of self-perception and personality
6. Self-control and initiative in upbringing and education
7. Cognitive styles, attribution and beliefs and connection to educational processes and decisions
8. Peer relationship, friendship, favorite, sociometry
9. Motivation for marriage and parenthood
10. Parenting styles and challenges of contemporary parenting
11. Division and determination of deviant forms of experience and behavior
12. Children and adolescents with disabilities in the context of upbringing and education
Learning outcomes:
  1. Determine the basic characteristics of temperament
  2. Understand and list the individual stages and role of the development of attachment and connection with emotional development and temperament
  3. Analyze the development of self-control and emotion
  4. Analyze the impact of the development of initiative and self-control in the process of upbringing and education
  5. Define self-perception and changes in the dimensions of self-perception in the context of age and personality development
  6. Determine the characteristics of parenting styles on developmental outcomes in children
  7. Understand the motivating factors for marriage and parenthood
  8. Understand the differences in deviant behaviors and experiences in childhood and adolescence
  1. Psihologija cjeloživotnog razvoja (odabrana poglavlja), , Berk, L, Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap., 2008.
  2. Dječja psihologija (poglavlja), , Vasta, R., Haith, M.M., i Miller, S.A, Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap., 2004.
  3. Odabrane teme iz psihologije odraslih (poglavlja), , Ćubela Adorić, V. i Lacković Grgin, K, Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap., 2006.
  4. Razvojna psihopatologija i psihijatrija: od dojenačke dobi do adolescencije, , Wenar, C, Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap., 2003.
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Attended : Basics of Developmental Psychology
2. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Teacher Education
Consultations schedule: