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Psychology of Early Learning

Code: 120205
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Katija Kalebić Jakupčević
Lecturers: dr. sc. Bruno Barać - Seminar
nasl. pred. Adrijana Bedrica - Seminar
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1. komponenta

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

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.
Learning outcomes:
  1. Psihologija obrazovanja, , Vizek-Vidović, V., Rijavec, M., Vlahović-Štetić, V., Miljković, D, Zagreb: IEP, d.o.o. i VERN, d.o.o., 2001.
Optional literature:
  1. Edukacijska psihologija, , Grgin, T, Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap., 2001.
  2. Edukacijska psihologija, , Slavin, R, New York: Pearson., 2001.
  3. Kako djeca misle i uče, , Wood, D, Zagreb, Educa., 1995.
  4. Psihologija učenja i pamćenja, , Zarevski, P, Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap., 1995.
  5. Razumijevanje motivacije i emocija, , Reeve J, Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap., 2010.
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Passed : Developmental Psychology 1
Passed : Developmental Psychology 2
3. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Early and Preschool Education
Consultations schedule: