Course: Social psychology

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Course title Social psychology
Course code KPS/7120
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Fleischmann Otakar, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Karel David, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Závora Jiří, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Topics of lectures / seminars: 1. Social Psychology as a subject 2. Socialization 3. Development of relations with others, social adaptation 4. The development of "I" 5. Social perception 6. Social groups and their dynamics 7. development of social audits 8. Prosocial behavior 9. causal attributions 10. Social Communication, constructive and destructive communication 11. Attitudes, prejudices, stereotypes 12. Difficult life situations 13. Aggression in children 14. Methods in Social Psychology 1. Phase of socialization (Erikson), support the positive psycho-social conflicts 2. Self-concept and self-esteem, EQ 3. Social perception, social perception errors and their prevention 4. Group's objectives and work with the goals, values and value system 5. Social norms and work with them 6. Social role and position detection of social positions 7. Transient and netranzitorní crisis in the family 8. Dysfunctional Family 9. Effective communication, transactional analysis in practice 10. Disorders of communication, barriers to communication and recognition 11. Conflict Resolution 12. Frustration and deprivation and elimination of negative impacts 13. Stress, adaptation, coping 14. Social, psychological methods of research and practice

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 42 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course focuses on the social and psychological issues, particularly on the issue of socialization, self-knowledge and self-development, knowledge of the relationship between the individual and small social group of which the individual is a member, acquaintance with the possibilities and ways of managing social groups together with adequate and effective use of communication in interaction the social environment. Student also penetrates into the problems of difficult situations. The lecture complements the theoretical base of listeners and, together with the knowledge gained self prerequisite for successful practical work in workshops.
The student can explain the socio-psychological issues with a particular focus on understanding the nature of socialization, the relationship between the individual and small social group. It can detect and eliminate errors in social perception, social group analyzes the structure and dynamics of the group and be able to use technology to effect positive social development groups and individuals with a tendency to strengthen its identity, can effectively manage the social group. He can explain to family issues and dysfunctional families and are able to eliminate the effects of a dysfunctional family effects on the individual. Controls the principles of effective communication, communication barriers can analyze and use adequate means of communication in interaction with the social environment in accordance with the objectives of communication. Understands the nature of difficult situations and are able to exercise constructive and effective procedures for their solution. My overview of the methods of social psychology and is able to adequately use.
Compliance Introduction to Psychology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Compliance Introduction to Psychology. At least 80% active participation in seminars. Student receives credit for mastery of the problem in writing and meeting the specific conditions laid down by the teacher.
Recommended literature
  • ARGYL,M. The psychology of Interpersonal Behavior.. London: Penguin Books, 1968.
  • BARON,R. A. A KOL. Exploring Social Psychology.. 1989.
  • FLEISCHMANN, O. Přístup transakční analýzy. In.: Langová, M., Vacínová, M. a kol.: Kapitoly z psychologie učení a výchovy. Praha: Vysoká škola J. A. Komenského, Praha, 2005, ISBN 80-86723-15-1..
  • HAYESOVÁ,N. Základy sociální psychologie.. Praha: Portál, 2013.
  • HELUS.Z. Úvod do sociální psychologie.. Praha: UK PF, 2001.
  • HEWSTONE,M.,STROBE,W. Sociální psychologie.. Praha: Portál, 2006.
  • HRABAL,V. Sociální psychologie pro učitele II.. Praha: UK, 1992.
  • ŘEZÁČ,J. Sociální psychologie. Brno: Paido, 1998. ISBN 80-85931-48-6.
  • Výrost, J., Slaměník, I., Sollárová, E., Eds. Sociální psychologie.. Praha: Grada, 2019. ISBN 978-80-247-5775-9.
  • VÝROST, J., SLAMĚNÍK,I. Sociální psychologie. Grada Publishing, Praha 2008. ISBN 978-80-247-1428-8.. Praha: Grada, 2008. ISBN 978-80-247-1428-8.

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