|Module title||Introduction To Social Psychology|
|Module lecturer||dr Joanna Jarmużek|
|Lecturer position||starszy wykładowca/ senior lecturer|
|Faculty||Faculty of Educational Studies|
Classes start in summer semester since 10th of March
Wydział Studiów Edukacyjnych (Faculty of Educational Studies) building D, room 513.
Adress: Szamarzewskiego 89, Poznań
Module aim (aims)
- Module aim (aims)
- This course is a broad introduction to the field of social psychology.
- Students explore the main issues of social psychology. The course is an overview of the main social psychology issues.
- Students explore the key figures, main theoretical perspectives, the important, crucial and controversial psychology experiments.
- Students have the opportunity to discuss and think critically about a variety of psychological issues.
- Students will take part in workshops in order to experience some of the abilities and processes discussed during the lectures.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Methods: iscussion, group works, social games
Final practical presentation and attendance.
Students, who miss more than three meetings, will not be graded.
Week 1: Introduction to social psychology, a historical view.
Week 2: Development of social abilities. The role of cognitive, emotional, motivational and moral processes. Social communication – tasks, boundaries, factors, social support.
Week 3: Introduction to the most popular issues of social psychology.
Week 4: Stereotypes and schemes in our everyday life. Discussion and workshop.
Week 5: Attribution processes – discussion and workshop.
Week 6: The phenomenon of cognitive dissonance, social attitude and conformism.
Week 7: Social abilities – workshop.
Aronson, Timothy D. Wilson, Robin M. Ackert, Samuel R. Sommers, Social Psychology, 2016
Teacher resources – articles, questionnaires, workshop materials