Psychology of general, age and pedagogical (012 Preschool education)

Type: Normative

Department: preschool and primary education




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132Professor Halian Оlena
132Professor Halian Оlena


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Course description

1. Requirements of the educational program:

The study of the educational discipline “General, age-related and pedagogical psychology” involves the mastering of the acquirers:

a) general competence: the ability to realize one’s rights and responsibilities as a member of society, to be aware of the values ​​of civil society and the need for its sustainable development, the rule of law, the rights and freedoms of a person and a citizen in Ukraine; the ability to learn and master modern knowledge.

b) professional competences: the ability to develop basic personality qualities in preschool children; the ability to develop curiosity, cognitive motivation, cognitive actions in children of early and preschool age; the ability to educate early and preschool children in the skills of conscious observance of socially recognized moral and ethical norms and rules of behavior; the ability to develop perceptual, mnemonic processes, various forms of thinking and consciousness in children of early and preschool age; the ability to analyze and evaluate various psychological and pedagogical, methodical factors, predict the possible consequences of their influence

2. Expected learning outcomes

After studying the academic discipline, the applicant will: understand, describe and analyze the processes of development, training and education using basic psychological categories; understand the nature and know the age characteristics of children with different levels of development, the characteristics of the development of gifted children, the individual differences of children with special educational needs; to understand and determine the features of leading and other types of personality activity, ways of their use in its development, training and education; have the skills to preserve and strengthen the psychophysical and social health of children; to possess the technologies of organization of the development environment.

Recommended Literature

Basic literature

Dutkevich T. General psychology. Theoretical course. Kyiv: Center for Educational Literature, 2019. 388 p.
Kutishenko V. Age and pedagogical psychology. Kyiv: Center for Educational Literature, 2019. 128 p.
Moskalets V. General psychology: a textbook. Kyiv: Lira-K, 2020. 564 p.
Polishchuk V. Age and pedagogical psychology: a study guide. 4th ed. Sumy: University book, 2019. 352 p.
Savchyn M., Vasylenko L. Age psychology. 3rd edition Kyiv: Akademvydav, 2017. 384 p.
Savchyn M. General psychology: textbook. Kyiv: VC “Akademiya”, 2018. 344 p.
Stolyarenko O. Personality psychology. Kyiv: Center for Educational Literature, 2019. 280 p.

Supporting literature:

Bunyak N. General psychology: lectures. Ternopil: TNTU, 2017. 300 p.
Maksimenko D. We are raising a child. Kyiv: Center for Educational Literature, 2020. 112 p.
Halian O. Pedagogical psychology: method. recommend for independent work. Drohobych, 2011. 102 p.
Halian O. Young schoolboy: psychological aspects of education. Drohobych: Ed.-published by the DDPU department, 2009.
Hetman T., Krychkovska T. Problems of pedagogical psychology: a textbook. Kyiv: KNT, 2017. 381 p.
Vasyanovych H. Fundamentals of psychology. Kyiv: Pedagogical thought, 2012. 114 p.
Vary M. General psychology. 3rd edition Kyiv: Center for Educational Literature, 2009. 1007 p.
General psychology /  S. Maksimenko (ed.). Vinnytsia: Nova Kniga, 2004. 704 p.

Kutishenko V., Stavytska S. Developmental psychology and age psychology: Workshop. Kyiv: Caravela, 2009. 448 p.
Myasoid P. General psychology. 3rd ed. Kyiv: Higher School, 2004. 487 p.
Sergeenkova O., Stolyarchuk O., Kokhanova O., Pasieka O. General psychology. Kyiv: Center for Educational Literature, 2012. 296 p.
Sergeenkova O., Stolyarchuk O., Kokhanova O., Pasieka O. Age psychology. Kyiv: Center for Educational Literature, 2020. 376 p.
Prykhodko Yu., Yurchenko V. Psychological dictionary-reference. Kyiv: Caravela, 2020. 418 p.
Polishchuk V. M. Age-related crisis development of a person from birth to adulthood. Sumy: University book, 2020.459 p.
Shapar V. Modern explanatory psychological dictionary. Kharkiv: Prapor, 2007. 640 p.