|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Compulsory Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||2
|SEMESTER||Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||4
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||Assistant Professor Zuhal Yeniçeri
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will learn the fundamental concepts and theories of social psychology which attempts to understand and explain how individuals are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others.
2) Will learn the basic approaches and researches in social psychology.
3) Will have knowledge about the topics of social thinking and social influence which constitute the general frame of the course.
4) Will learn about the way how they can develop a research question of social psychology and determine the proper research method for the question.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|1st Week ||Introducing Social Psychology|
|2nd Week ||The Self in a Social World|
|3rd Week ||The Self in a Social World (continued)|
|4th Week ||Social Beliefs and Judgments|
|5th Week ||Social Beliefs and Judgments (continued)|
|6th Week ||Behavior and Attitudes|
|7th Week ||Behavior and Attitudes (continued)|
|8th Week ||Mid-term and Genes, Culture, and Gender|
|9th Week ||Conformity and Obedience|
|10th Week ||Conformity and Obedience (continued)|
|11th Week ||Persuasion|
|12th Week ||Group Influence|
|13th Week ||Group Influence (continued)|
|14th Week ||General Evaluation|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Myers, D. G. (2012). Social psychology (11th Ed.). New York: McGraw Hill
Myers, D. G. (2011). Exploring social psychology (6th Ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.
Fiske, S. T., & Taylor, S. E. (2008). Social cognition: From brains to culture. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Baumeister, R. F. (Ed.) (1999). The self in social psychology. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Discussion,Lecture
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA||
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||75|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||25|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||Turkish