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Human Growth, Development and Learning (4 cr)

Code: SS10011-3004

General information


01.01.2023 - 31.01.2023


01.01.2023 - 26.03.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Social Services


  • Riitta Räsänen
  • Tiina Maaranen

Teacher in charge

Tiina Maaranen

Scheduling groups

  • Pienryhmä (schedulingGroup) 1 (Size: 5. Open UAS: 5.)


  • SSAK23
    Bachelor of Social Services, Blended learning, Spring, 2023

Small groups

  • Pienryhmä (schedulingGroup) 1


You can examine human growth and development as an individual, lifelong and holistic process.
You are able to identify different conceptions of learning and views of human nature and consider their significance in your own studies.
You can examine learning as a multidimensional phenomenon.


Psychological, physical and social stages of human development.
Different conceptions of learning and views of human nature
Factors affecting learning (e.g. motivation, feelings, environment)

Evaluation scale