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Course description
  DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2010-11

La psicología del desarollo en el grado de Magisterio de Educación Primaria es una asignatura básica conforme a las directrices marcadas poara la construcción del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES).

Se trata de una asignatura de introducción a la dimensión psicologica de lo pedagógico, situada en el primer curso que capacita al estudiante en la adquisición de los conocimientos, manejo y comprensión de los principales aspectos del desarrollo humano en sus distintas vertientes: cognitivo, físico-motor, personalidad, emocional y social. El estudiante afronta, desde un nivel nulo de conocimietnos previos, la consecución de las concepciones vulgarizadas de los fenómenos psicológicos, y la consecución de una estructura terminológica y conceptual que permita integrar en ella, tanto los conocimientos del área temática propia, como los del campo más amplio de las Ciencias de la Educación.

Esta asignatura además desarrolla otras competencias comos son: consecución por parte del estudiante de un espíritu crítico y reflexivo sobre las diferentes teorías del desarrolloo y su futura labor docente; proveerle de un conjunto de habilidades comunicativas y colaborativas con la familiar de sus alumnos y con el resto del equipo directivo y alumnos.

Lla asignatura capacitará al futuro maestro de Educacion Primaria a adquirir y promover aprendizajes y competencias de los niños y niñas de Educación Primaria,  atendiendo a sus necesidades educativas, cognitivo-emocionales, sociales y de personalidad.

La asignatura dispone de un amplio marco teórico y de un abanico de trabajos prácticos que ayudarán al alumno a aproximarse a la realidad de su futura labora docente.

El programa de la asignatura debe englobarse junto con las etapas del desarollo desde el nacimieto a la adolescencia, deteníendose en la etapa de los 6-12 años para que el estudiante adquiera todos los conocimientos propios de esta etapa del desarrollo.

 Esta asignatura está relacionada con otras materias del grado tales como: Psicología de la educación; Procesos educativos en la EducaciónPprimaria; Psicología e la instrucción.

 

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Identify information needs and then find, analyse, process, evaluate and communicate it effectively, critically and creatively.
  • CG2 : Plan, organise and manage processes, information, problem-solving and projects. Possess initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to generate new ideas and actions.
  • CG3 : Show oral and written language skills for teaching (official languages of the Region of Valencia and foreign languages) and the ability to communicate on different levels in different registers.
  • CG5 : Work in a team, collaborating and leading when necessary.
  • CG8 : Understand learning as a global, complex and transcendent fact, control one's own learning and mobilise all kinds of knowledge, adapting to new situations and connecting knowledge as a means of creating new knowledge.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Understand the organisation of primary education schools and, where appropriate, adult education centres and training classes, and the diversity of actors and actions involved in their operation. Collaborate with the different sectors of the educational community and the context and work in a team with your co-workers as a precondition for improving one's professional activity, sharing knowledge and valuing experiences.
  • CE10 : Use assessment in its pedagogical function, and not only for accreditation, as an element that regulates and promotes improved teaching, learning and the training process itself, assuming the need for continuous professional development through reflection, self-assessment and research into one's own practice.
  • CE11 : Understand that education in general and teaching and learning processes in particular are complex. Assume that working as a teacher means improving, updating and adapting to scientific, pedagogic, social and cultural change. Understand the importance of taking part in innovation and research projects related to teaching and learning, and of introducing innovative proposals into the classroom.
  • CE12 : Express oneself orally and in writing with the necessary fluency and precision in Catalan and Spanish to be able to teach at primary level and also use a foreign language as a vehicle in certain classroom situations.
  • CE13 : Promote and head the development and implementation, in the school you belong to, of curriculum proposals in an area where are best qualified and take responsibility for promoting quality improvement processes in said area.
  • CE2 : Understand the characteristics and conditions in which school learning takes place and indentify how this could affect the development of the students and act as a tutor, focusing on the students and parents of your group. All seeking understanding and cooperation with the families, bearing in mind different family contexts and lifestyles.
  • CE3 : Organise teaching in the framework of the epistemological paradigms of the subjects of the degree course, combining one's knowledge of the discipline with the transversal and multidisciplinary knowledge needed for the respective levels of education, showing one's understanding of the learning aims of the areas of knowledge laid down in the primary education curriculum.
  • CE4 : Motivate and promote the progress of students in school in the framework of comprehensive education and promote their self-learning skills, starting with the targets and content of each educational level, with positive expectations of student progress. All of this while renouncing traditional stereotypes that are external to learning, and developing strategies to avoid discrimination and exclusion.
  • CE5 : Identify and support those students who do not achieve their learning potential or have behavioural, emotional or social problems. Also know how to request advice from different services and specialists to attend diverse special education needs.
  • CE7 : Design and develop educational projects, programming units, contexts, activities and materials, including digital material, to allow the curriculum to be adapted to the diverse nature of the students and promote the quality of the contexts in which the educational process takes place, thus guaranteeing their well-being.
  • CE8 : Assume the ethical dimension of teaching, acting responsibly, making decisions and critically analysing educational concepts and proposals proceeding from both research and innovation and from educational administration.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2010-11

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General

Code: 17510
Lecturer responsible:
PEREZ PEREZ, MARIA NELIDA
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: PSYCHOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT AND DIDACTICS
    Area: EVOLUTION AND EDUCATION PSYCHOLOGY
    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 1,2
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

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