|Module title||Social Psychology|
|Module lecturer||dr hab. prof UAM Hanna Mamzer|
|Lecturer position||prof UAM|
|Faculty||Faculty of Sociology|
Exam will be held on Dec 16th room 312 building D, Ul. Szamarzewskiego 89. Exam takes maximum 30 minutes
10 meetings, 3 teaching hours each meeting, Wednesdays 16.45-19.00 , ON-LINE , 10 classes (10 weeks). First class October 12th. Only 20 persons can attend class. Final grading at the last class but Students will be asked to write small (one page A4) essays in the meantime. Those essays will be included into final grading. Classes are on-line but turning on camera is MANDATORY and active participation in the class is required. Please make sure you have sufficient proficiency of English langueage in order to participate in the class. One absence is allowed, next ones have to be confirmed by medical doctor's statement.
Module aim (aims)
- Module aim (aims)
- To familiarize students with basic concepts in psychology.
- To familiarize students with notions typical for psychology andpsychological way of reasoning.
- To emphasize the need of understanding of otherness.
- To form skills in applying theoretical approaches info practical problems solving.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Sufficient proficiency of English langueage is required- oral assesment will be held during first meeting. For those signing up for the class later- obligatory conversation with lecturer will be held.
For each class obligatory reading of relevant part from:
Zimbardo “Psychology and life”
Oct. 19 What psychology is about? Main problems and issues in psychology, dominating approaches.
Oct. 26 Movie: Experiment. Homework: write an essay. Send via email by Nov. 8th
Nov. 9th Meeting with expert. Attitudes: creating, changing and influencing attitudes. Homework: write an essay. Send via email by Nov. 15th
Nov. 16th Movie: Obedience. Homework: write an essay. Send via email by Nov. 29th
Nov. 30th Non-verbal communication: specificity of mimics, gestures, posture and space management.
Dec. 7th Movie: Blue-eyed. Homework: write an essay. Send via email by Dec. 13th
Dec 14th Meeting with expert. Social aggression, frustration: causes and consequences. Homework: write an essay. Send via email by Nov. 20th
Dec. 21th Presentation by students (5 persons): Conformity and self-fulfilling expectations. Rosenthal’s experiment.
Jan. 4th Presentation by students (5 persons): Emotional expression, social aspects of expressing stress.
Jan 11th Presentation by students (5 persons): Leadership and power. Group and group processes.
Jan 18th Presentation by students (5 persons): Interpersonal attraction
Feb 5th 10.30 Written test: face to face (not on-line) Ogrody Campus Ul. Szamarzewskiego 89, building D, room 312
Philipe Zimbardo "Psychology and life"
Elliot Aronson "Social animal"
Elliot Aronson "Social Psychology: The Heart and the Mind"
Allport G. (1954) The Nature of Predjudice. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley.
Huffman, K., Vernoy, M.; Williams,B., Vernoy J. (1991). Psychology in Action. Chapter 1.
Bower, G.H., Bootzin, R.R., Zajonc, R.B. (1987). Principles of Psychology Today. New York: Random House. Chapter 12, 13, 18 and other corresponding chapters
McGuire, W. the concepts pf attitudes and their relation to behaviors. In: H.W.Sinaiko, L.A.Broedling (eds) Perspectives on Attitude Assesment: Surveys and their alternatives. Pendleton Publ. 1976
Schultz, D.P., Schultz, S.E. (1986). Psychology and Industry. An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company