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School of Psychology
DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
PSN1029555, A.A. 2015/16

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2015/16

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
PS1084, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2015/16
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Department of reference Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolapsicologia/course/view.php?idnumber=2015-PS1084-000ZZ-2015-PSN1029555-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge MARIA ROSARIA CADINU M-PSI/05

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

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 05/10/2015
End of activities 15/01/2016
Show course schedule 2017/18 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 2019 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 CADINU MARIA ROSARIA (Presidente)
CARRARO LUCIANA (Membro Effettivo)
GUIZZO FRANCESCA (Membro Effettivo)
MAASS ANNE (Membro Effettivo)
6 2018 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 CADINU MARIA ROSARIA (Presidente)
CARRARO LUCIANA (Membro Effettivo)
GUIZZO FRANCESCA (Membro Effettivo)
MAASS ANNE (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 CADINU MARIA ROSARIA (Presidente)
GALDI SILVIA (Membro Effettivo)
KIESNER JEFFREY WADE (Membro Effettivo)
MAASS ANNE (Membro Effettivo)
SUITNER CATERINA (Membro Effettivo)
4 2016 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 CADINU MARIA ROSARIA (Presidente)
GALDI SILVIA (Membro Effettivo)
KIESNER JEFFREY WADE (Membro Effettivo)
MAASS ANNE (Membro Effettivo)
SUITNER CATERINA (Membro Effettivo)
3 2015 01/10/2015 30/09/2016 CADINU MARIA ROSARIA (Presidente)
FASOLI FABIO (Membro Effettivo)
GALDI SILVIA (Membro Effettivo)
KIESNER JEFFREY WADE (Membro Effettivo)
MAASS ANNE (Membro Effettivo)
SUITNER CATERINA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Target skills and knowledge: In the class we will discuss classics in social psychology as well as recent research. Acquiring both empirical/methodological and theoretical knowledge will be the goal of the class.
Examination methods: At the end of the class students will be provided with the opportunity to take a preliminary test based on multiple choice questions.
Assessment criteria: Exams will use tests based on multiple choice questions. Class attendance is important.
Course unit contents: 1. Introduction: contents e methodology in social psychology
2. Social cognition: processes, heuristics, biases.
3. The self
4. Causal attribution theory: empirical and applied results.
5. Social attitudes: structure and fucnction; attitude measurement; the relation between attitudes and behavior.
6. The relation between the individual and the group: conformity and social influence.
7. Stereotypes and prejudice: the evaluative and behavioral components, language and culture.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Hogg & Vaughan, Psicologia sociale. --: Pearson, 2012. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Arcuri & Cadinu, Gli stereotipi. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2011. Uitilizzare solo l'edizione del 2011, non la precedente. Cerca nel catalogo