22910188 - LABORATORY FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL OBSERVATION OF CHILD BEHAVIOUR

Acquisition of knowledge and operational skills related to observation as a technique to analyze infant behaviour, focusing on communicative and linguistic behavior.

By the study of Observational method in developmental psychology the student will be able to achieve the following training objectives.

- Knowledge and understanding:
Knowledge of method, techniques, tools for the psychological observation of children behaviors.

- Applying knowledge and understanding:
Capacity to apply the observational techniques for analyzing the children communicative and linguistic development.

- Making judgements:
Ability to choose the adequate techniques and assess the appropriateness of the observation procedures used.

- Communication skills:
Master the specific language of observational methods.

- Learning skills:
Attitude to life-long learning on the observational methods apply in psychology.

Canali

PERUCCHINI PAOLA

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Programma

The laboratory present how to organize the observation of child behavior in educational contexts with the presentation of tools aimed at detecting communicative and linguistic development.
In particular the following topics are covered:
- Observation in practice
• Define observation
• Systematic observation
• Data recording techniques

- Application of assessment tools for communicative and linguistic development
• Presentation of tools related to communication and linguistic development
• Data tabulation and identification of the development profile

Testi Adottati

Aureli T., Perucchini P., Osservare e valutare il comportamento del bambino, il Mulino, Bologna 2014: chapter 1 paragraph 3 and chapter 2
Caselli M.C., Bello A., Rinaldi P., Stefanini S., Pasqualetti P. Il primo vocabolario del bambino: Gesti, Parole Frasi, Franco Angeli, Milano 2015: chapter 1; chapter 2, par. 5 e 6; chapter 4.


Modalità Erogazione

The Laboratory includes lectures, exercises, and cases studies, in groups and individually. A dedicated space is available on the Formonline platform, in which the student can find the material presented in class, and communications about the course and the exam. In case of social distancing due to the pandemic, the activities will take place using Formonline and lessons online and recorded in streaming on Teams.

Modalità Valutazione

The exam is written and includes questions with close and open answers.

BELLO ARIANNA

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Programma


Observation in practice
• Define the observation of behavior
• Systematic observation
• Data recording techniques

Application of assessment tools for communicative and linguistic development
• Presentation of tools related to communicative and linguistic development
• Tabulation exercise and identification of the development profile

Testi Adottati

Aureli T., Perucchini P., Osservare e valutare il comportamento del bambino, il Mulino, Bologna 2014 (capitolo 1 solo par. 3, e capitolo 2)

Caselli MC., Bello A., Rinaldi P., Stefanini S., Pasqualetti P. Il primo vocabolario del bambino: Gesti, Parole Frasi, Franco Angeli, Milano 2015 (capitolo 1, capitolo 2, solo par. 5 e 6; capitolo 4).

Modalità Erogazione

The laboratory includes lectures, exercises, and case studies in group and individually. A dedicated space is available on the Formonline platform, in which the students can found materials and communications about the course and examen.

Modalità Valutazione

The exam is written and includes questions with close and open answers.