Course: basics of social psychology

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Course title basics of social psychology
Course code KPS/7126
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Závora Jiří, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Social Psychology as a subject socialization of individuals Mechanisms of socialization factors Socialization phase (Erikson) Family, family development (transient and netranzitorní crisis) dysfunctional family Social group dynamics Goals and values of the group social norms social role social position Difficult life situations Aggression in childhood Methods of Social Psychology

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with socio-psychological issues focused mainly on the process of socialization, family and its functions, on the issue of dysfunctional families, social groups and communication. Students also penetrates into the issue difficult life situations.
The listener can explain the socio-psychological issues focused primarily on understanding the nature of the socialization of the individual, relationship between the individual and small social group. He can explain the problems of the family and dysfunctional families and are able to eliminate the effects of dysfunctional family effects on the individual. Controls the principles of effective communication, communication barriers can analyze and adequately use means of communication in the interaction with the social environment in line with the objectives of communication. Understands the nature of difficult life situations and is able to exercise constructive and effective procedures for their solution. It has an overview of the methods of social psychology and is able to adequately used.
Passing course Basic psychology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Credit requirements: at least 80% active participation in seminars. Student receives credit for mastery of the relevant issues writing and meeting the specific conditions set by the teacher.
Recommended literature
  • Baron, R.A. a kol. Exploring Social Psychology. Ed. by J.P. Lenney, a Division of Simon and Schuster,. 1989.
  • Fleischmann, O. Přístup transakční analýzy.
  • Helus, Z. Sociální psychologie pro pedagogy.. Praha, Grada, 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-1168-3.
  • Hrabal, V. Sociální psychologie pro učitele II. Praha, UK,. 1992. ISBN 80-246-0436-1.
  • ŘEZÁČ, J. Sociální psychologie. Brno : Paido, 1998. 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, Jozef, SLAMĚNÍK, Ivan. Sociální psychologie. Praha: Grada, 2008. ISBN 978-80-247-1428-8..

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