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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
PSYCHOLOGY OF THE SELF PSK433 --------------- 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER---------------
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will learn the theories and research relevant to the self.
2) Will learn the recent literature on the self related concepts from social psychological perspective.
3) Will think about the issues on how the self develops throughout the life span.
4) Will know thyself possibly.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction and Overview of the Course
2nd Week The Nature and the Development of the Self
3rd Week Self-Development and Cognitive Aspects of the Self
4th Week Self-Knowledge and Self-Perception
5th Week Self-Knowledge and Self-Perception (continued)
6th Week Self-Awareness and Self-Consciousness
7th Week Self-Esteem and Terror Management Theory
8th Week Mid-term and Executive Function of the Self and Self-Regulation
9th Week Self-Presentation
10th Week Norms and Deviance
11th Week Self and Motivation
12th Week Self-Illusions
13th Week Self and Culture
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGBaumeister, R. F. (Ed.). (1999). The self in social psychology. Levittown, PA: Psychology Press.
Brown, J. D. (1998). The self. California: McGraw-Hill.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Assignment1030
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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