Course: Social and Developmental Psychology

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Course title Social and Developmental Psychology
Course code KPD/PSAV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Suda Stanislav, doc. MgA. Ph.D.
  • Hála Jaroslav, PhDr.
  • Nota Josef, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Adámek Tomáš, Mgr.
Course content
1. Historical introduction to social psychology 2. System of social psychology (structure of basic concepts) 3. Social perception and motivation 4. Psychology of dyadic relationships 5. Communication and attitudes 6. Small groups 7. Demanding life situations in interpersonal relationships (conflicts and cooperation) 8. Prerequisite of healthy mental development in ontogenesis (child-mother relationship, bond, attachment) 9. Introduction to developmental psychology: overview of developmental phases, ontogenesis of the psyche 10. Basic patterns of mental development; interaction of genetic makeup and social experience 10. Socialization (child-mother relationship and the importance of early age for personality formation) 11. Childhood (newborn, infant, toddler, pre-school age and school age) 12. Puberty and adolescence 13. Adulthood and old age

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified
Learning outcomes
The course aims to provide students with an overview of the basic regularities of psychological aspects, interpersonal relationships, an understanding of the basic patterns and their functioning, application of the acquired information to self-knowledge and professional activity.

Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Explaining the set question and reading the compulsory literature, focusing only on the parts dealing with social and developmental psychology.
Recommended literature
  • Nakonečný, M. Psychologie: přehled základních oborů. Praha/Kroměříž - Triton, 2011.
  • Nakonečný, M. Sociální psychologie, Academia; Caponi, V. Novák, T.: Asertivně do života, Grada. 1995.


Study plans that include the course
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