Course syllabus RRSPS - Social Psychology (FRDIS - SS 2012/2013)

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Course code: RRSPS
Course title in language of instruction: -- item not defined --
Course title in Czech: Social Psychology
Course title in English: Social Psychology
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: SS 2012/2013
Name of lecturer: PhDr. Helena Pavlíčková (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Social Psychology in English
Aims of the course:
1. Position of psychology in the system of science, psychic determination (dotace 2/0)
2. Psychological trends and schools (dotace 2/0)
3. Social psychology and possibilities of its application (dotace 4/2)
4. Socialization (dotace 2/2)
5. Social perception, social learning (dotace 2/0)
6. Social communication (dotace 2/2)
a. Verbal communication
b. Nonverbal communication

7. Motivation--theory of motivation, motives classification (dotace 4/2)
8. Frustration, stress, deprivation (dotace 2/2)
9. Attitudes (dotace 4/2)
a. Attitudes formation
b. Attitudes changing
c. Prejudices and stereotypes

10. Conformity (dotace 2/0)
11. Creative thinking (dotace 2/2)
a. Individual creativity
b. Group creativity
Course contents:
1.Position of psychology in the system of science, psychic determination (allowance 2/0)
2.Psychological trends and schools (allowance 2/0)
3.Social psychology and possibilities of its application ( (allowance 4/2)
4.Socialization (allowance 2/2)
5.Social perception, social learning (allowance 2/0)
6.Social communication (allowance 2/2)
a.Verbal communication
b.Nonverbal communication

7.Motivation--theory of motivation, motives classification (allowance 4/2)
8.Frustration, stress, deprivation (allowance 2/2)
9.Attitudes (allowance 4/2)
a.Attitudes formation
b.Attitudes changing
c.Prejudices and stereotypes

10.Conformity (allowance 2/0)
11.Creative thinking (allowance 2/2)
a.Individual creativity
b.Group creativity

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to comment on performance of others and to self-reflect
-Ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-Capacity to adapt to new situations
-Interpersonal skills

Specific competences:
-Adopting reasonably assertive forms and ways of behaviour
-Developing creative abilities of individuals and eradication of barriers blocking the development
-Realizing own personality and understand individual specificities

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h
     practice12 h
     public presentation (oral)10 h
     preparation for exam40 h
     preparation for regular assessment6 h
     elaboration of reports10 h
     writing of seminar paper10 h
Total112 h
Assessment methods:
Exam and two written assignments.
The final exam is a 25 minute long written test (30 multiple-choice questions - a/b/c/d). Maximum is 40 point, minimum to pass is 23 points.

Written assignment is evaluated by the tutor of the course.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQNAKONEČNÝ, M.Sociální psychologiePrahaAcademia2009978-80-200-1679-9
RQNAKONEČNÝ, M.Základy psychologie osobnostiPrahaManagement Press199380-85603-34-9
RQSLAMĚNÍK, I. -- VÝROST, J.Sociální psychologiePrahaGrada2008978-80-247-1428-8


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