Course syllabus OSSP - Specialized Seminary - Social Psychology (FBE - Sklad PEF)


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Course title: Specialized Seminary - Social Psychology
Semester: -- item not defined --
Course supervisor: Ing. Pavel Žiaran, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Law and Social Sciences (FBE)
Time allowance: full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Prerequisites for registration: (Language in Business - English or Language in Business - English or English 1 or English K 1 or English 1, EI) and Sociology and Social Psychology
Type of study: consulting
Form of teaching: seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
 
Course objective:
The aim of the course is to make the students acquainted with basic terms of Social psychology and of the research in social sciences as well. The students should be able in the end of the course to read and talk about the famous theories and concepts, methods, paradigms of Social Psychology, realize research and write the research report. The activity of the students and also self-experience training will be emphasized. Theoretical and practical part of each theme is connected in order to the students have an example of usage of the given information in their future professional life. The conversational or working knowledge of English is necessary for this course.
 
Course content:
1.Introduction to Social Psychology; research in Social Psychology (allowance 0/4)
2.Self-perception, social perception and mistakes of social perception (allowance 0/2)
3.Personality, temperament in social context (allowance 0/2)
4.Verbal and non-verbal communication; social communication and possibilities of its improving (allowance 0/3)
5.Social behavior in groups and teams (allowance 0/3)
6.Stress and coping with stress (allowance 0/3)
7.Types of conflicts and coping with conflicts (allowance 0/3)
8.Interpersonal social behavior (socialization, conformity, group influence, stereotypes, prejudice and racism, aggression, altruism, attraction, gender roles and identities) (allowance 0/2)
9.Attitudes and attitude change (allowance 0/2)
10.Presentation skills (allowance 0/4)
 
Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     seminar26 h
Self-study
     preparation for exam15 h
     preparation of presentation5 h
     elaboration and execution of projects5 h
     writing of seminar paper5 h
Total56 h
 
Key words:
none
 
Course completion:
Assignment/s and presentations of students' works are required for the credit.
After successful passing of this subject students should be able to present in English, to write research reports, to read professional and scientific texts in English from social psychology and from other social sciences and communicate within these areas as well.
 
Course methods: Seminars, essays writing, questionnaire, psychological tests, discussions, presentations, self-study.
 
Reading list:
Basic:
HOGG, M A. -- VAUGHAN, G M. Social psychology. 5th ed. Harlow [u.a.]: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2008. ISBN 978-0-13-206931-1.

Recommended:
ARONSON, E. Social Psychology. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2004. 677 p. ISBN 0-13-121787-9.
HAYES, N. Principles of Social Psychology. Hove: Psychology Press, 2005. 168 p. ISBN 0-86377-259-5.
MYERS, D G. Social Psychology. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill,Inc., 1993. 682 p. ISBN 0-07-044292-4.

Study plans:
B-EM-AFE Agriculture and food economics, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2009/2010
B-EM-AFE Agriculture and food economics, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2012/2013
B-EM-AFE Agriculture and food economics, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2015/2016
B-EM-AFE Agriculture and food economics, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2016/2017
B-EM-ME Economics and Management, full-time form, initial academic year SS 2017/2018
B-EPA-PA Public administration, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
B-EPA-F Finances, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
B-EM-TM Tourism Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
B-EM-ME Economics and Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
B-EM-TM Trade management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
B-EM-SE Social economics, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2018/2019
B-EM-ME Economics and Management, full-time form, initial academic year SS 2018/2019
B-EM-TM Tourism Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
B-EM-TM Trade management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
B-EPA-F Finances, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
B-EM-ME Economics and Management, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
B-EM-SE Social economics, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
 
Run in the period of: WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016   (and older)
Course tutor: Ing. Pavel Žiaran, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Teaching language: English
Town: Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 02/06/2019.

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