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KASP3 Development, Education and Lifecourse 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Educational Studies
Faculty of Education

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.

General description

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. 

Enrolment for University Studies

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Juliene Madureira Ferreira, Teacher


15-Jan-2019 – 22-Mar-2019
Tutorials 9 hours + 12 hours Web-based
Thu 17-Jan-2019 at 16-18, Virta 114
Thu 14-Feb-2019 at 16-19, Virta 112
Thu 7-Mar-2019 at 16-19, Virta 120
Thu 14-Mar-2019 at 16-19, Virta 113
Independent work 114 hours


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Please check the specific requirements for this course in Moodle.


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"

Please note that additional references will be required during the course. All the reference list will be available in Moodle. 

Further information

Max 20 students (15 places for exchange students and 5 for open university students. If places remain free, EDU's degree students can be taken to the group).