Course: The individual in a social group

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Course title The individual in a social group
Course code KPS/Q860
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
Content of lectures / seminars 1) The theory of causal attributions 2) Attitudes 3) Pro-social behavior 4) Cooperation and competition 5) Affiliation, attraction 6) Partnerships 7) Conformance 8) Decision making in groups 9) Group performance 10) Structure of the Group 11) Inter-group behavior 12) Group identity and social 13) The between-group conflict 14) Work organization, leadership 1) Development of "I", the development of relationship with others 2) Self-concept and self-esteem, EQ 3) Social perception, elimination of errors in social perception 4) The 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) Effective communication barriers 8) Transactional Analysis 9) Frustration and its Solution 10) Conflict Resolution 11) Stress, 12) Work stress 13) Application social and psychological methods of research and practice

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with particular focus on the issue of 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 the use of adequate means of communication in interaction with the social environment. The lecture complements the theoretical base of listeners and, together with the knowledge gained self prerequisite for successful practical work in workshops.
Student can explain the problematic of relationship between an individual and social group. He/she can discern from and eliminate mistakes in social perception. He/she analyzes the structure of social group and its dynamics and can use techniques of activity on positive social group and individual development with tendency to reinforce the identity, he/she can effectively manage the social group. He/she handles with principles of effective communication, he/she can analyze communicative barriers and use communicative tools adequately in interaction of social surrounding and accordance with aims of communication.
Completion of the course Introduction to Psychology and Ontogenetic Psychology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Meeting the subject of social psychology I. Credit requirements: 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
  • BERNE, E. Co řeknete, až pozdravíte. Praha: Portál, 1997.
  • Fleischmann, O. Přístup transakční analýzy.
  • Fleischmann,O. a kol. Komunikace v pedagogických situacích. Ústí nad Labem:UJEP 1992..
  • Křivohlavý, J. Jak si navzájem lépe porozumíme. Praha 1988. Praha, Svoboda, 1988.
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, J., MAREŠ, J. Komunikace ve škole.. Brno: MU, 1995.

Study plans that include the course
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