General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Introduction To Social Psychology
Language English
Module lecturer dr Joanna Jarmużek
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position starszy wykładowca/ senior lecturer
Faculty Faculty of Educational Studies
Semester 2022/2023 (summer)
Duration 15
USOS code 11-ISP-11-a


Classes start in summer semester since 10th of March

Fridays 9.45-11.15

Wydział Studiów Edukacyjnych (Faculty of Educational Studies) building D, room 513.

Adress: Szamarzewskiego 89, Poznań

Module aim (aims)

  1. Module aim (aims)

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.     


Reading list

Aronson, Timothy D. Wilson, Robin M. Ackert, Samuel R. Sommers, Social Psychology, 2016


Teacher resources – articles, questionnaires, workshop materials