|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Elective Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||-
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||4
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||Assistant Professor Sinan Alper
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will learn political psychology and its fundamental concepts.
2) Will evaluate critically the major theoretical approaches in the field of political psychology.
3) Will analyze a particular problem within the perspective of political psychology approaches.
4) Will learn the major research methods used in political psychology.
5) Will present and discuss the research in the field of political psychology.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|1st Week ||Introduction to Political Psychology|
|2nd Week ||Historical Perspectives to Political Psychology|
|3rd Week ||Personality and Politics|
|4th Week ||Personality and Politics (continued)|
|5th Week ||Ideology and Public Opinion|
|6th Week ||Ideology and Values|
|7th Week ||Attitudes and Attitude Change|
|8th Week ||Mid-term and Prejudice, Diversity, and Social Contact|
|9th Week ||Prejudice, Diversity, and Social Contact (continued)|
|10th Week ||Group and Group Dynamics|
|11th Week ||Social Identity Theory|
|12th Week ||Terror Management Theory|
|13th Week ||Mass Media|
|14th Week ||General Evaluation|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Jost, J. T., & Sidanius, J. (Ed.). (2004). Political psychology: Key readings. NY: Psychology Press.
Kuklinski, J. (Ed.). (2002). Thinking about political psychology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA||
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||60|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||40|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||Turkish