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School of Psychology
Course unit
PSP5070129, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
PS2192, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE

Teacher in charge ANNA SPAGNOLLI M-PSI/05

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses M-PSI/05 Social Psychology 9.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Prerequisites: Understanding oral and written English
Target skills and knowledge: The course will illustrate the main topics crossing the fields of social psychology and communication, both from classic and recent perspectives. Attention will be paid to understanding interaction, communication and persuasion processes mediated by interactive technology.
Examination methods: Written, with open and multiple choice questions
Assessment criteria: Correctness, pertinence, terminological appropriateness, argumentative accuracy will all contribute to a successful performance at the final examination.
Course unit contents: The Self
Attitudes and persuasion
Social perception and attribution
Social influence and group processes
Face-to-face and mediated communication
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course includes both lectures and exercises. Attendance records will be kept. Seminars will be organized to go deeper into recent research strands.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Delamater, Myers, Colletts (2015). Social psychology. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. (Ch 1,2,4,6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 14, 17)
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Delamater, Myers, Colletts, Social psychology. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2015. (Ch 1,2,4,6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15) Cerca nel catalogo