Group Psychology (2007/2008)

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Course code
4S00723
Name of lecturer
Monica Pedrazza
Number of ECTS credits allocated
4
Academic sector
M-PSI/05 - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. II B dal Apr 21, 2008 al May 31, 2008.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Educational goals are :
-to analyze in depth and discuss various social theories related to the dynamics into small groups,
-to analyze tipes of perception and categorization and judgment in educational professional context
-to analyze forms and underline processes in interpersonal activities within small groups.

Syllabus

-social categorization end perception,
-regolation of emotion and social facilitation ( Zajonc, 1965)
-group think
-group polarization
-social loafing
-bystander effect, coesion and interdependence.
-attitudes and stereotypes

Texts:
- Pedrazza M. 2007, L’educatore professionale, Carocci, Roma
- Sherif M., 1972, Interazione sociale, Il Mulino , Bologna

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.