Course: An individual in a social group

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Course title An individual in a social group
Course code KPS/7861
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
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
  • Fleischmann Otakar, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Karel David, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Theory of causal attributions 2. Prosocial behavior 3. Goals of the group and work with goals, values and value hierarchy 4. Social norms and work with them 5. Cooperation and competition 6. Affiliation, attraction 7. Compliance 8. Decision making in groups 9. Group performance 10. Group and social identity 11. Intergroup conflict 1. The development of the "I", the development of the relationship with others, the issue of the development of the "I", self-evaluation and self-concept in pupils requiring special care 2. Social perception, elimination of errors in social perception 3. Social roles and positions, determining social positions, the issue of social position for pupils requiring special care 4. Effective communication, communication barriers, manipulation and counter-manipulation 5. Transactional analysis 6. Frustration and its solution 7. Conflict resolution 8. Stress, 9. Work with stress 10. Application of social psychological methods in research and practice

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint the listeners with issues focused mainly on self-knowledge and self-development, knowledge of the relationship between an individual and a small social group of which the individual is a member, familiarization with the possibilities and ways of managing a social group together with the adequate use of means of communication in interaction with the social environment. The lecture system completes the theoretical base of the students and, together with the knowledge gained through self-study, is a prerequisite for successful practical work in the seminars.
The listener knows the issue of the relationship between an individual and a small social group. He is able to recognize and eliminate errors in social perception, analyze the structure of a social group and group dynamics, and is able to use techniques of influence on the positive development of a social group and an individual with a tendency to strengthen his identity, he is able to effectively manage a social group. He masters the principles of effective communication, can analyze communication barriers and adequately use means of communication in interaction with the social environment in accordance with the goals of communication, taking into account pupils requiring special care.
Completion of the subjects Introduction to psychology, Ontogenetic psychology, Pedagogical psychology.
KPS/7811 and KPS/7822 and KPS/7841

Assessment methods and criteria
1. 80% participation in seminars. 2. Activity at seminars. 3. Successful completion of the credit test. 4. Mouth examination
Recommended literature
  • ARON, R. A. A KOL. Exploring Social Psychology. Ed. by J. P. Lenney, Division of Simon and Schuster, 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., 2005.
  • FLEISCHMANN, O. Public relation a image managera. UJEP, Ústí nad Labem 2007. 73 s. ISBN 978-80-7044-897-7.
  • HELUS, Z. Sociální psychologie pro učitele I. Praha: UK, 1992..
  • HEWSTONE, M., STROEBE, W. Sociální psychologie. Praha: Portál, 2006. ISBN 80-7367-092-5.
  • HRABAL, V. Sociální psychologie pro učitele II. Praha, UK, 1992. ISBN 80-246-0436-1..
  • ŘEZÁČ, J. Sociální psychologie.. Brno: Paido, 1998. ISBN 80-85931-48-6.
  • VÝROST, J., SLAMĚNÍK, I. Sociální psychologie.. Praha: Grada, 2008. ISBN 978-80-247-1428-8.

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