Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013495

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos PSychologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 326
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course216

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this unit.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the unit, a student will be able: • to describe basic aspects of development, milestones, as well as mechanisms of change regarding cognitive, emotional, social, and personality development from middle childhood to the silver years • to critically approach relevant theoretical frameworks and research evidence and think creatively on their basis
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
In the context of this unit, students are expected to acquire knowledge and deepen their understanding of human development (cognitive, emotional, social, and personality development) from middle childhood to the silver years. Developmental trajectories, mechanisms of change and milestones in each field will be discussed within key theoretical frameworks, based on current methodological approaches and research findings, as well as in relation to different contexts of development (family, school, workplace, sociocultural environment).
cognitive development, social development, emotional development, personality development, child, adolescent, adult
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
- Use of powerpoint and audio-visual material during lectures - Use of e-learning (moodle) for providing material to the students - Electronic communication with the students (via e-mail/ elearning)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment501.9
Student Assessment
Written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Dunn, W. L. & Craig, G. (2021). Κατανοώντας την Ανάπτυξη του Ανθρώπου. Αθήνα: Παπαζήση Feldman, R. S. (2019). Αναπτυξιακή Ψυχολογία: Δια βίου προσέγγιση. Εκδόσεις Γ. Δαρδανός - Κ. Δαρδανός Ο.Ε.
Additional bibliography for study
Arnett, J. J. (2000). Emerging adulthood: A theory of development from the late teens through the twenties. American Psychologist, 55(5), 469. Arnett, J. J. (2007). Emerging adulthood: What is it, and what is it good for?. Child Development Perspectives, 1(2), 68-73. Berk, L. (2016) (Επιμ. Ε. Μακρή- Μπότσαρη). H ανάπτυξη των βρεφών, των παιδιών και των εφήβων. Εκδοτικός Όμιλος ΙΩΝ. Berk, L. (2019). Αναπτυξιακή Ψυχολογία: Η προσέγγιση της δια βίου ανάπτυξης. Αθήνα: Πολιτεία. Cole, M. & Cole, S. R. (2011). Η Ανάπτυξη των Παιδιών – Τόμος Β’ (Επιμ. Z. Μπαμπλέκου). Εκδόσεις Τυπωθήτω-Γιώργος Δαρδανός Donaldson, M. (2001) (Επιμ. Στ. Βοσνιάδου). Η σκέψη των παιδιών. Εκδόσεις Gutenberg. Αθήνα. Lightfoot, C., Cole, M., & Cole, S. (2014, Επιμ. Ζ. Μπαμπλέκου). Η ανάπτυξη των παιδιών. Εκδ. Γ. Δαρδανός – Κ. Δαρδανός Ο.Ε. Μπαμπλέκου Ζ. (2003). Η ανάπτυξη της μνήμης: Γνωστική διαδρομή στην παιδική ηλικία. Εκδόσεις Τυπωθήτω. Schacter, D. L., Gilbert D. T., & Wegner, D. M. (2012, Επιμ. Σ. Βοσνιάδου). Ψυχολογία. Εκδ. Gutenberg. Slater, A. & Bremner, G. (2019, Επιμ. Β. Τσούρτου). Εισαγωγή στην Αναπτυξιακή Ψυχολογία. Θεσσαλονίκη: Εκδ. Τζιόλα. Ο κατάλογος της επιπρόσθετης βιβλιογραφίας θα ενημερώνεται κατά τη διάρκεια του εξαμήνου.
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