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Developmental Psychology, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
The course aims to present the main lines of the theoretical approaches and empirical contributions in the field of human development, describing cognitive, emotional and behavioral aspects.


 The issues that foster normal or pathological development during infancy and adolescence are presented both from a neuro-physiological standpoint and a relational-psychological point of view.

Thanks to the UNINETTUNO MOOCs you will be able to freely follow the lectures of the best Italian and international lecturers drawn from a selection of the best courses of UNINETTUNO, in Italian, English and Arabic; you will have at your disposal digitised and indexed on-demand video lectures, usable on a PC as well as on smart phone and tablet, including hypertextual links to more-in-depth study materials (books and articles, practice work, slides, bibliographical references, lists of websites). You will also have at your disposal a collaborative discussion environment, a thematic forum by means of which you will be able to exchange views with your colleagues on the issues dealt with in the lectures, discuss the practice work done, cooperatively create new knowledge in a process that will see you active players of your own learning process.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    9 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Lesson n. 1: Introduction to Course
  • Lesson n. 2: Pre-natal and post-natal development (Part I)
  • Lesson n. 3: Pre-natal and post-natal development (Part II)
  • Lesson n. 4: Pre-natal and post-natal development (Part III)
  • Lesson n. 5: The world of the new born (Part I)
  • Lesson n. 6: The world of the new born (Part II)
  • Lesson n. 7: The world of the new born (Part III)
  • Lesson n. 8: Perceptual development (Part I)
  • Lesson n. 9: Perceptual development (Part II)
  • Lesson n. 10: Perceptual development (Part III)
  • Lesson n. 11: Cognitive Development - Piaget's theory (Part I)
  • Lesson n. 12: Cognitive Development - Piaget's theory (Part II)
  • Lesson n. 13: Cognitive Development - Piaget's theory (Part III)
  • Lesson n. 14: Language development (Part I)


                          • Prof. William Fabricius - Arizona State University (Phoenix - Arizona - USA)

                          English Language Requirements

                          This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                          Academic Requirements

                          • to have a connection to the Internet. For optimum use an ADSL connection is suggested.
                          • to have installed on one's own system one of the principal browsers available, for example: Microsoft Edge
                          • Note: Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 is not supported.
                          • On the Linux platform it is possibile to access films in streaming by installing the proper codec on one's own mutimedia player of choice.
                          • On MacOs, browser Safari, in the Privacy settings disable "Prevent Cross-Site Tracking".
                          • On iOS, browser Safari, in the Privacy settings disable "Prevent Cross-Site Tracking".
                          • to have installed on one's own system the software Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view materials in pdf format.

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