sap course 1429715221

Course Code & Number:

GPC 206

Course Title:

Social Psychology

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Area of social psychology and its research methods. Social perception and social cognition, attitudes and theories of changing attitudes. Psychological processes which influence social behavior, social effect and compliance. Group dynamics and cultural diversity. Interpersonal relationships. Similarities and differences of these subjects.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Grading: 

Final Exam - 30% 
Midterms(2) - 40% 
Quiz - 5% 
Oral Questioning - 5% 
Presentation (Oral) - 5% 
Observation - 15%

Year of Study: 
Sophomore
Semester: 
Spring
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. Taylor, S. E., Peplau, L. A., & Sears, D. O. (2006). Social psychology. (12th ed.). Upper Saddle River, N. J.: Pearson/Prentice Hall.
Extended Description: 
Theory and research in social psychology. how our thoughts, feelings, and behavior are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of other people. The self, social perception, social cognition and information processing, attitudes. Persuasion, stereotyping and discrimination, social influence and group behavior, romantic relationships, aggressive behavior, helping behavior, and applied social psychology. How research in social psychology can shed light on events going on around the world.
Design Content: 

Assist.Prof.Dr. Müge Çelik Örücü

Computer Usage: 
Assist.Prof.Dr. Müge Çelik Örücü
Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Discuss research studies examining a core area of social psychology
2. Critique the major theories and research findings in these areas.
3. Select the quality of information, including differentiating empirical evidence from speculation.
4. Recognise and respect social, cultural, linguistic, spiritual and gender diversity
5. Interprete psychological concepts, theories, and research findings to solve problems in everyday life and in society.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Demonstrating
Collaborating
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Video Presentations
Brainstorming
Drama/Roleplaying
Guest Speakers
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Oral Project
Observation
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Debate
10
hrs
Observation
12
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
1
hrs
Midterm Exam 2
1
hrs
Final Exam
2
hrs
Research Review
15
hrs
Report on a Topic
11
hrs
Case Study Analysis
7
hrs
Oral Presentation
18
hrs

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