Models and techniques of personal and social development

Course Code: ME2303 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Education Sciences - Masters • Field of study: Educational management
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Camelia Rosu
Seminar tutor: Camelia Rosu
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5

Course aims:

Acquisition of models and techniques for personal and social development, in order to use them in teaching
To know a series of theories and concepts specific to the field of psychology, for personal and social development.
To know a series of theories and concepts specific to the field of psychology, for personal and social development.
To analyze critically and constructively theories in the field of personal and social development, identifying the fundamental landmarks in order to identify the main educational problems and to elaborate intervention plans appropriate to the different contexts.
To develop the skills of teamwork and presentation of the main concepts characteristic of personal and social development.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Personal and social development. Basic concepts 2. The person and the self-image 3. Interpersonal relationships 4. The group. Group psychosocial phenomena and processes 5. The gestalt model 6. The behaviorist model 7. The cognitive-behavioral model 8. The transactional analysis model 9. The model of emotional intelligence 10. The attachment model 11. The integrative model 12. Personal development techniques in school 13. Social development techniques in school 14. Curriculum in relation to personal and social development. Personal and social development plans and projects in school.

Teaching methods:

Lecture Conversation Debate Exemplification Discussions Case studies Exercises

Learning outcomes:

• conducting the teaching and learning process in school • counseling and psycho-pedagogical support for various educational groups • cooperation in interdisciplinary teams in order to carry out programs and projects in education • life-long learning

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written paper – 60%; Continuous assessment – 40%.

Recommended reading:

Culley, S. & Bond, T., Integrative Counselling Skills in Action, UK: Sage, London, 2011, 0.
Faris, A. & van Ooijen, E. n, Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy: A Relational Approach, UK:Sage, London, 2012, 0.
Gross, J., Handbook of emotion regulation, Guilford Press, New York, 2005, 0.
Goleman, D. P., Emotional Intelligence, Bantam Books, New York, 2006, 0.
Kotkin, R. A., Fine A. H., The Parent-Child Dance. Strategies and Techniques for Staying One Step Ahead, Sky Pony Press, New York, 2015, 0.