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School of Psychology
PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNIQUES
Course unit
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (I.C.)
PSP4067767, 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
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (I.C.)
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 FRANCESCA PAZZAGLIA M-PSI/01

Modules of the integrated course unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
PSP4067769 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (MOD. A) FRANCESCA PAZZAGLIA
PSP4067768 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (MOD. B) PAOLA SESSA

Course unit organization
Period  
Year  
Teaching method distance e-learning

Calendar
Start of activities 07/10/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required.
Target skills and knowledge: Expected knowledge and abilities
- acquisition of in-depth and updated knowledge on the course contents: psychology as science, sensory processes, perception, consciousness, learning, memory, thought and language, motivation, emotion;
- reflection on psychological functioning and critically analyze alternative theoretical explanations;
- comprehension of the central contents of the course and creation of connections with the contents of other courses;
- ability to describe the contents in an appropriate manner and with the use of technical language;
- building of the basic knowledge that will allow further study in subsequent courses.
Examination methods: The exam is written and consists of 6 open questions, 3 for each module, with a total time available of 60 minutes.
Assessment criteria: Answers are expected to be systematic, complete and addressing the salient and relevant aspects.
Each question is rated from 0 to 10 points. The exam is sufficient when each module is evaluated at least 18. In the latter case the average of the two modules constitutes the final grade. An evaluation of 30 cum laude is attributed when the score is 30 and the answers have very high consistency and originality.

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Laboratory
  • Problem based learning
  • Working in group
  • Peer feedback
  • 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)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
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