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Psychology of Early Learning

Code: 120205
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Ina Reić Ercegovac
Lecturers: Bruno Barać - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
The goal of this course is to familiarize students with main principles of learning, with an emphasis of early learning.

COURSE CONTENT:
Introduction to Educational psychology.
Implications of Developmental psychology findings for contemporary theories of learning.
Behaviorism: Classical conditioning. Operational conditioning.
Social learning theory. The importance of socialization for learning.
Cognitivist approaches to learning and memory.
Constructivism. Self-regulated learning.
The importance of motivation for learning.
Individual differences: Abilities.
Individual differences: Personality and learning styles.
Gifted children.
Children with special needs.
Planning and choosing teaching methods.
Acquiring basic literacy skills.
Acquiring basic mathematical skills.
Evaluating the quality of own work in teaching children.
Literature:
  1. Vizek-Vidović, V., Rijavec, M., Vlahović-Štetić, V., Miljković, D: Psihologija obrazovanja
Optional literature:
  1. Grgin, T: Edukacijska psihologija
  2. Slavin, R: Edukacijska psihologija
  3. Wood, D: Kako djeca misle i uče
  4. Zarevski, P: Psihologija učenja i pamćenja
  5. Reeve J: Razumijevanje motivacije i emocija
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Passed : Developmental Psychology 1
Passed : Developmental Psychology 2
3. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Undergraduate University Study Programme in Early and Preschool Education
Consultations schedule: