This module provides an introduction to psychological perspectives on pupils’ academic, social and personal development. The module comprises the following three areas of study:
- Knowledge of how relations and interactions (child-parent, pupil-pupil and teacher-pupil) influence development, attachment, play and learning
- Moral and social development
- Self-concept, identity and personality
- Knowledge of how interaction (pupil-pupil and teacher-pupil) influences learning
- Learning difficulties and special needs
- Classroom culture
- Knowledge of how to communicate, cooperate and work in groups
- Theories on group dynamics, social structures, exclusion and inclusion, conflict management and bullying
- Insight to and practice with conflict management tools and prevention of bullying
The teaching method in class varies between lectures, group work, discussions and case-analysis.
The module is offered at Campus Carlsberg in both autumn and spring semester.