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School of Psychology
PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNIQUES
Course unit
PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
PSN1032140, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNIQUES
PS1842, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2019/20
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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
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 ROSSANA DE BENI 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 1st Year
Teaching method distance e-learning

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

Calendar
Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic elements/concepts of General Psychology
Target skills and knowledge: The students will learn about the main theories and methods about personality and individual differences.
Examination methods: Written exam: open questions
Assessment criteria: Students will be assessed on: 1. their ability to argue about contents, using open questions; 2. their facultative answers to online forum and homeworks.
Course unit contents: The contents will cover personality and individual differences in relation to motivation, intelligence, memory, learning, spatial abilities and sense of direction (cognitive and metacognitive aspects).
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: In Moodle: video lessons, powerpoint presentations, homeworks and forums about course contents.
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. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Atkinson W. W., Hilgard E. R., Introduzione alla Psicologia. Padova: Piccin, 2017. (Nuova edizione) Costituisce materiale di studio per l'esame: cap 12 (Intelligenza) e cap. 13 (Personalit√†) Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Questioning
  • Concept maps
  • Auto correcting quizzes or tests for periodic feedback or exams
  • Video shooting made by the teacher/the students
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)
  • Kaltura (desktop video shooting, file loading on MyMedia Unipd)
  • Camtasia (video editing)

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