Problemáticas da Infância e da Juventude

Teacher Responsible:
1º Ano | 2º Semestre
Learning objectives
1. Identify and analyze changes in patent individuals throughout the human development. 2. Observe and understand the specifics of the social behavior of each age group. 3. Identify the needs of children and adolescents, being sensitive to individual differences (diversity).

1. The Childhood 1.1. Socio-contextual approach of cognitive development 1.2. The importance of social interaction in linguistic process 1.3. Social experiences in the first three years of life 1.3.1. The baby and the family 1.3.2. Contact with other children 2. The Preschool Period 2.1. Social interaction and preparation for literacy 2.2. Cognitive development, temperament and interaction parent - child 2.3. The psychosocial development in preschool 2.3.1. Gender Differences 2.3.2. The importance of the game 2.3.3. Styles and parenting practices 2.3.4. Relationship with others 3. The School Period 3.1. Influences on academic achievement: the child, the family, the education system, the culture 3.2. The psychosocial development 3.2.1. The child in the family 3.2.2. The child in the peer group 4. Adolescence 4.1. Educational and vocational issues 4.2. Gender differences and ethnic factors in the formation of identity 4.3. Sexuality 4.4. Relationship with family, peers and adult society

Teaching methodologies (including evalution)

Form of assessment and percentage: 1. written test (30%) 2. group work spoken and written (40%) 3. active participation during classes (30%) All components have 9 points in 20 scale as minimum Will use oral exposure; dialogue teacher / student (OT), reflection and exploration of concepts, analysis of documents and knowledge sharing, group work on predefined themes, and thematic presentation followed by discussion for knowledge construction.Fieldwork enables to know better reality

Essential Bibliography (including ISBN)

BRAZELTON, T. BERRIZ & GREENSPAN STANLEY I. (2002). A Criança e o seu Mundo. Lisboa: Editorial Presença. ISBN 9789722329231 FERNANDES, A. S.; GONZÁLEZ, J. A. T; LÓPEZ, E. R. (2013). Delimitación de las necesidades de educación para la carrera de los estudiantes de Porto, Portugal, al final de la educación secundaria. Revista Internacional de Audición y Lenguaje, Logopedia, Apoyo a la Integración y Multiculturalidad, 2 (3), 82-90. ISSN: 21746087 LERNER, R. (2003). Handbook of Psychology. Vol. 6. Development Psychology. London: Hardcover. ISBN 978047768860 PAPALIA, D.; OLDS, S. & FELDMAN, R. (2001). O mundo da criança. Amadora: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 9788577260416 SPRINTHALL, N. et al. (1993). Psicologia Educacional. Uma Abordagem desenvolvimentista. Alfragide: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 9729241376