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Second cycle
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School of Psychology
Course unit
PSP4065362, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
PS1087, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 3.0
Type of assessment Evaluation
Department of reference Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
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 SOCIAL, WORK AND COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY

Teacher in charge LAURA DAL CORSO M-PSI/06

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Other -- -- 3.0

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

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 3.0 21 54.0 No turn

Start of activities 07/10/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
5 2019/20 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 DAL CORSO LAURA (Presidente)
FALCO ALESSANDRA (Membro Effettivo)
PIRRITANO MIRELLA (Membro Effettivo)
VOCI ALBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
4 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 DAL CORSO LAURA (Presidente)
FALCO ALESSANDRA (Membro Effettivo)
PIRRITANO MIRELLA (Membro Effettivo)
VOCI ALBERTO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Curiosity, pleasure and awareness of the need to achieve the right practices of research and professional actions, for himself/herself and for others, in social, work and communication psychology.
Target skills and knowledge: Starting from a reflection on the ethical themes, the course aims to provide the necessary knowledge of the considered topics, and of the Deontological Code of the italian Psychologists and of the Ethics of Research Code.
Students will acquire the knowledge and the ability to understand the ethical and deontological aspects in research activities and in psychological intervention.
Examination methods: Written examination with 4 open questions to answer in an hour and a half.
During the exam it is possible to consult the Codes.
Assessment criteria: The preparation and assessment of students will based on mastery of ethical and deontological principles and values in psychology, as well as on their ability to critically analyze the problematic professional situations and/or ethical dilemmas.
Course unit contents: Introductions to ethics and deontology
The Deontological Code of Italian Psychologists
The national and regional deontological bodies
The Disciplinary Regulation
Epistemology and ethics of research
The Ethics of Research Code
Professional responsibility
The new General Data Protection Regulation UE 2016/679
The digitalization of the profession and of web-mediated psychological intervention
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The lectures aim to explore the issues proposed and will be complemented by discussion, in-depth analyses, and possible debates with professionals in the field of psychology, law, medicine, and journalism, in an interdisciplinary perspective.
Research and professional intervention cases will be presented. Students' active partecipation will be greatly appreciated.
Any supplementary activities (further literature analysis, individual and or group work, workshop) will be arranged during the course, according to individual needs and interests.
Additional notes about suggested reading: The teaching material presentedin class (slides, articles, law, ...) will be available online in Moodle platform of Psychology School.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Menegoni, F., De Carlo, N. A., & Dal Corso, L., Etica e mondo del lavoro. Organizzazioni positive, azione, responsabilit√†. Milano: Franco Angeli, 2017. Cerca nel catalogo
  • --, Codice Deontologico degli Psicologi Italiani. --: --, --.
  • --, Regolamento disciplinare dell'Ordine degli Psicologi del Veneto. --: --, --.
  • --, Codice Etico per la Ricerca in Psicologia dell'Associazione Italiana di Psicologia. --: --, --.
  • Consiglio Nazionale Ordine degli Psicologi, Digitalizzazione della professione e dell'intervento psicologico mediato dal web. --: --, 2017.

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Problem based learning
  • Case study
  • Working in group
  • Problem solving
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Good Health and Well-Being Gender Equality Decent Work and Economic Growth