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Бакалаврская программа «Социология и социальная информатика»

Psychology

2016/2017
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
4
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
1-й курс, 4 модуль

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course will offer students an introduction into psychology but it has strong focus on social psychology. It covers such topics as: learning and conditioning, perception and cross-cultural studies, problems of research intelligence, con-sciousness, developmental psychology, personality and individuality, social psychology of personality, interpersonal perception, prejudices, conformity, group influence, prosocial behaviour and interpersonal attraction. We will explore the most interesting classical experiments and other studies, as well as get acquainted with the modern trends in psychology.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • development of critical thinking regarding the various issues examined in the framework of psychology
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • be able to interpret the everyday situations in terms of psychological theories
  • be able to understand that may underlie human behaviour
  • be able to predict how people are likely to behave in the future
  • be able to explain their behaviour by themselves
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Research methods
  • Psychology’s roots and the modern psychology
  • Perception and cross-cultural research
  • Learning
  • Mind and Intelligence
  • Consciousness
  • Development
  • Personality
  • Social Psychology
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Сlass assignment (test)
  • non-blocking Homework project
  • non-blocking Activities at class
  • non-blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (4 module)
    0.2 * Activities at class + 0.4 * Exam + 0.1 * Homework project + 0.3 * Сlass assignment (test)
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Lyngzeidetson, A. E. (2013). Psychology. [Boca Raton, Florida]: QuickStudy Reference Guides. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1534307

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Cohen, B. H. (2013). Explaining Psychological Statistics (Vol. Fourth edition). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=666829