Course: Introduction to Social Psychology

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Course title Introduction to Social Psychology
Course code KPS/4828
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Fleischmann Otakar, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Karel David, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Topics Social Psychology as a subject Socialization of an individual The mechanisms of socialization factors Phase socialization (Erikson) Family, family development (transient and netranzitorní crisis) Dysfunctional Family Social group dynamics The aims and values of the group Social norms Social Role Social position Difficult life situations Aggression in childhood Methods of Social Psychology

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 19 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 9 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with socio-psychological issues focused mainly on the process of socialization, family and its functions, on the issue of dysfunctional families, social groups and communication. Students also penetrates into the issue difficult life situations. The system creates a theoretical basis lectures and students, along with knowledge gained self a prerequisite for the successful completion of the course An individual in a social group.
The listener can explain the socio-psychological issues focused primarily on understanding the nature of the socialization of the individual, relationship between the individual and small social group. He can explain the problems of the family and dysfunctional families and are able to eliminate the effects of dysfunctional family effects on the individual. Controls the principles of effective communication, communication barriers can analyze and adequately use means of communication in the interaction with the social environment in line with the objectives of communication. Understands the nature of difficult life situations and is able to exercise constructive and effective procedures for their solution. It has an overview of the methods of social psychology and is able to adequately use
Fulfilling the course Fundamentals of General Psychology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student receives credit for mastery of the relevant issues in writing and meeting the specific conditions laid down teacher.
Recommended literature
  • Fleischmann, O. Přístup transakční analýzy.
  • Helus, Z. Sociální psychologie pro pedagogy.. Praha, Grada, 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-1168-3.
  • ŘEZÁČ, J. Sociální psychologie. Brno : Paido, 1998. 1998. ISBN 80-85931-48-6.
  • Slaměník I., Výrost J. Sociální psychologie. Portál, Praha, 2001.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Special pedagogy - intervention (A14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer