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School of Psychology
DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
PSN1032140, A.A. 2016/17

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. 2016/17
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
Department of reference Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolapsicologia/course/view.php?idnumber=2016-PS1084-000ZZ-2015-PSN1032140-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 BARBARA CARRETTI M-PSI/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/01 General Psychology 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 27/02/2017
End of activities 01/06/2017
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 MIONI GIOVANNA (Presidente)
CARRETTI BARBARA (Membro Effettivo)
GRASSI MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
MOE' ANGELICA (Membro Effettivo)
6 2018 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 CARRETTI BARBARA (Presidente)
BORELLA ERIKA (Membro Effettivo)
DE BENI ROSSANA (Membro Effettivo)
MENEGHETTI CHIARA (Membro Effettivo)
RE ANNA MARIA (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 CARRETTI BARBARA (Presidente)
BORELLA ERIKA (Membro Effettivo)
DE BENI ROSSANA (Membro Effettivo)
MENEGHETTI CHIARA (Membro Effettivo)
RE ANNA MARIA (Membro Effettivo)
4 2016 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 CARRETTI BARBARA (Presidente)
BORELLA ERIKA (Membro Effettivo)
DE BENI ROSSANA (Membro Effettivo)
MENEGHETTI CHIARA (Membro Effettivo)
RE ANNA MARIA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Knowledge of the basic psychological concepts.
Comprehension of written English
Target skills and knowledge: The student will acquire knowledge on the main theories and research methods that psychology has developed to study personality and individual differences. The course is organized so that students ripen their own point of view on personality starting from different theoretical perspectives.
Examination methods: Exam: written with open-ended, multiple choice and true/false questions
Assessment criteria: Students will be evaluated on their:
-knowledge about theories of personalty and individual differences (multiple choices and true/false questions)
-ability to argue their knoweledge (open-ended questions)
Course unit contents: -Review of the main theoretical approaches on personality
-Analysis of individual differences in: motivation, intelligence, memory and study skills
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal lessons, tutorial on the use of personality questionnaires and individual differences measures
In-depth analysis of current literature results in small groups
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • De Beni, R., Carretti, B., Mo√®, A., Pazzaglia, F.,, Psicologia della personalit√† e delle differenze individuali.. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2014. capitoli 1, 2,3 4, 5 Cerca nel catalogo
  • CARVER, S. C., SCHEIER, M. F., GIAMPIERO, M., IANNELLO, P., Psicologia della personalit√†. Milano: Pearson Italia, 2015. capitoli 1, 4, 7, 8, 9 Cerca nel catalogo
  • CARVER, C., SCHIEIER, M.,, Perspectives on personality (international edition). --: Pearson education, 2013. only for foreign students Cerca nel catalogo