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Бакалаврская программа «Социология и социальная информатика»

Social Psychology

2021/2022
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
5
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 1, 2 модуль

Преподаватели

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course covers a broad range of social psychology topics from both theoretical and applied perspectives. The course would be focused on classical social psychology issues such as social influence, social groups, interpersonal relationships and communications. It would also include several notable applications of social psychology to such issues as judgment and decision making, health and illness and internet communications. The current state of the art and emerging initiatives in modern social psychology, including the open science movement would be discussed in detail.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Learning how to use and explain theories of social psychology in different situations.
  • Analyze and evaluate the strengths and limitations of published works
  • Learn basic principles of social psychological interventions
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Apply social psychology theories to understand different social problems on group, organization and society level.
  • Explain specific theories of social psychology and use them to interpret and predict behavior in specific social situations.
  • Know and ready to use effective communication strategies on interpersonal and group levels.
  • Know basic principles of social psychological interventions development on the group and community levels
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction to the state of the art of social psychology
  • Self and self-presentation
  • Groups and group performance
  • Interpersonal and intergroup relationships
  • Social cognition and social influence
  • Social psychology applications
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking In-class Participation
    Each seminar students get a grade for seminar participation. Depending on the seminar content, one of three grading methods are used: 1. Short test on assigned readings or seminar content (0-4) + in-class participation (0-4).2. Presentation (0-4) + in-class participation (0-4).3. In-class participation (0-8). Up to 2 extra grades could be earned for the active participation in the discussion including providing thoughtful questions, elaboration, comments or criticism for the other students’ presentations and ideas. One seminar with the minimum grades would be excluded from the calculation of the accumulated in-class participation grades.
  • non-blocking Project
  • non-blocking Exam test
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 1st module
  • 2021/2022 2nd module
    0.3 * Exam test + 0.4 * In-class Participation + 0.3 * Project
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • DeLamater, J. D., & Collett, J. L. (2019). Social Psychology (Vol. Ninth edition). New York, NY: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1753380

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Deaux, K., & Snyder, M. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology. : Oxford University Press. 2018, https://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190224837.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780190224837.
  • Harkins, S., Williams, K., & Burger, J. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Social Influence. : Oxford University Press. 2017, https://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199859870.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199859870.