KASP3 Development, Education and Lifecourse 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Educational Studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Education
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Learning outcomes

After watching the online lectures, attending the contact lessons and carrying out the activities planned in this course, it is expected that the student:
- Is able to identify the basic concepts and processes of human development, learning and identity construction through life;
- Understands the meaning and importance of educational psychological knowledge in supporting development and learning.

Contents

In this course we will address theories and specific concepts concerning individuals' personal development, learning and changes in life. These concepts will be explored from educational-developmental-social-psychological perspectives.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 12 h 0 h
Tutorials 9 h 0 h
Independent work 114 h 0 h

Option 3: seminar in English 10 h, online lectures 4 h,reading group essay and independent work 121 h

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Luennot  Participation in course work  2 ECTS
In Finnish
Pienryhmäopetus (sis. kirjallisen työn)  Exercise(s)  3 ECTS
In Finnish
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Luennot  Participation in course work  2 ECTS
In Finnish
Kirjatentti opiskelijoille, jotka eivät osallistu pienryhmäopetukseen (TaY, TTY, TAMK)  Written exam  3 ECTS
In Finnish
Option 3
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Seminar in English, including online lectures, reading group essay and presentation  Participation in course work  5 ECTS
In English
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Pass/fail.
Option 3: numeric assessment (1-5) can be used on that course if needed.

Study materials

Jarvis, P. & Watts, M. 2012. The Routledge international handbook of learning (Only part 2)

Shanahan, M. J., Mortimer, J. T. & Kirkpatrick Johnson, M. 2015. Handbook of the Life Course: Volume II. Springer International Publishing Publication. (pp. 27-44, 87-106, 161-196),  can be found from TaY/library website:"Search library collections"

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Education
Basic Studies in Education (Common Core Studes / EDU)
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education