SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

PSY2SOC

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to a range of theories, methods and topics in social psychology. Social Psychology seeks to understand, explain and predict how people think, feel and behave in social environments - when they are with other individuals or in a group. The topics to be covered in this unit include social cognition, attitudes and attitude change, self and identity, interpersonal attraction, social influence, prejudice, leadership and group decision-making, and intergroup relations.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorArthur Stukas

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites (One of PSY1EFP or PSY1PYA) and (One of PSY1CFP or PSY1PYB)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PSY2PYA, PSY2PYB, PSY3PYA, PSY3PYB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSocial psychologyPrescribedKassin, Fein, and Markus9TH ED, WADSWORTH/CENGAGE

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size570

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorArthur Stukas

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via video conference.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2-hour examinationStudents are required to attend 75% of tutorials.50
one 2000 word laboratory report40
one formative quiz on laboratory report materials (20 minutes)10

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size570

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorArthur Stukas

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via video conference.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2-hour examinationStudents are required to attend 75% of tutorials.50
one 2000 word laboratory report40
one formative quiz on laboratory report materials (20 minutes)10

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size570

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorArthur Stukas

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2-hour examinationStudents are required to attend 75% of tutorials.50
one 2000 word laboratory report40
one formative quiz on laboratory report materials (20 minutes)10