Applied Child Psychology

Applied Child Psychology

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 30

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Fekonja Urška, zasl. prof. dr. Marjanovič Umek Ljubica

Content

Developmental psychological screening tests. Developmental diagnostics: the use of scales and tools for assessing various areas of development and activities, such as play and shared reading. Questionnaires and scales for evaluating the quality of preschool education in preschools. Child’s attachment. Styles of attachment. Premature children. The effects of preschool on child’s development. Family and preschool environment in relation to child's development. Preschool quality. Child’s inclusion into preschool. Routine and play in preschool. Development of cognition, language and social cognition within child’s play. Early learning trough play. Adult’s inclusion into child’s play. Zone-of-proximal development in child’s play (ZPD). Fantasy play and stories. Computer games. Children's books and shared reading. Coping with problems with toilet training and sleeping. Quantitative and qualitative differences in the development of children with special needs. Development of the concept of gender and gender roles in childhood. Adults’ and children’s gender stereotypes.