Course: The individual in a social group

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Course title The individual in a social group
Course code KPS/Q960
Organizational form of instruction 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
The theory of causal attributions attitudes prosocial behavior Cooperation and competition Affiliation, attraction partner relations conformity Decision making in groups group performance group Structure intergroup behavior Group and social identity intergroup conflict Work organization, leadership The development of the first "I", the development of relationship with others Second self-concept and self-esteem, EQ 3rd Social perception, elimination of errors in social perception 4th Group's objectives and work with the goals, values and value system 5th Social norms and work with them 6th Social role and position detection of social positions 7th Effective communication barriers 8th Transactional Analysis 9th Frustration and its Solution 10th Conflict Resolution 11th Stress, 12. Work stress 13th Social, psychological methods of research and practice

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 22 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 6 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.
The student can explain the issue of 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. 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.
Completion of the course Introduction to Psychology and Ontogenetic Psychology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Meeting the subject of Social Psychology I. Credit requirements 100% participation. Student receives credit for mastery of the problem in writing and meeting the specific conditions laid down by the teacher. Processing of selected tasks listed in eLearning study supports individual social group available at:
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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