Eps 200: Developmental Psychology Question Paper

Eps 200: Developmental Psychology 

Course:Bachelor Of Arts|Bachelor Of Education

Institution: Kenyatta University question papers

Exam Year:2017



KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2017/2018
FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION
EPS 200: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
DATE: TUESDAY 21ST NOVEMBER 2017 TIME: 2.00 P.m. – 4.00 p.m. INSTRUCTIONS:
• This paper has FIVE questions
• Question ONE is compulsory
• Answer any other TWO questions
.QUESTION ONE
a) Distinguish between the following concepts as used in Developmental Psychology
i) Cephalocaudal trend and proximodistal trend. (2 marks)
ii) Growth and development (2 marks)
b) Give any three roles of the placenta during pregnancy. (3 marks)
c) State any three socio-genic needs and explain how they affect the development of children. (6 marks)
d) Identify three limitations of baby biographic of the 18th century. (3 marks)
e) State four reflexive behaviors of a neonate. (4 marks)
f) Motor development involves two tasks namely. (2 marks)
g) i) State four factors that promote attachment in children and their caregivers. (4 marks)
ii) Give four factors that may cause midlife crisis. (4 marks)
QUESTION TWO
a) Using relevant examples describe the five stages of Erik Erikson’s theory of personality development. (15 marks)
b) What is the relevance of Erik Erikson’s theory to the teacher in the understanding of the personality of the learner. (5 marks)
QUESTION THREE
a) Explain the following concepts as used in Piaget’s cognitive theory
i) Accommodation
ii) Assimilation
b) Describe three forms of adolescent ego-centrism in reference to their cognitive development. (9 marks)
c) Explain the achievements of children in the concrete operational stage according to the cognitive development theory.(7 marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) Using relevant examples explain the following terms as they relate to the language development
i) motheress
ii) over extension
iii) over regularization
b) Describe the first stage of language development. (4 marks)
c) Explain five ways in which teachers can promote language development in learners. (10 marks)
QUESTION FIVE
a) Havighust ascribes certain developmental tasks during adolescent period. Explain any four of these developmental tasks. (8 marks)
b) Explain any three causes of heightened emotionality amongst adolescents. (6 marks)
c) Identify the second level in Kohlberg’s theory of moral development and discuss the two stages therein. (6 marks)

















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