DAILY LIFE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Code: 41054
ECTS: 6
Departament: Department of Social Sciences and Management
Field of Study: Psychology
Keywords:
    Social Psychology
    Gender
    Loneliness
    Social Behaviour
Teacher:
Ana Isabel da Silva
Área Científica: Psychology
E-mail: anai.silva@uab.pt

Course Description:
This course unit continues the study on social psychology, exploring new contents of the area related to individuals daily life: gender, loneliness, behavior in groups and collective behavior.


Competences:
Students are expected

-To adquire basic concepts and theories in the area of social psychology
• to acquire the basic concepts, to understand the theories and to identify the issues concerning gender in social psychology;

• to acquire the basic concepts, to understand the theories and to identify the issues concerning loneliness in social psychology;

• to acquire the basic concepts, to understand the theories and to identify the issues concerning group and social behaviour


Contents:
I. Gender
II. Loneliness
III. Group behaviour
IV. Collective behaviour


Bibliography:
Burton, N. (2014). The perils and privileges of loneliness. Psychology today.

Miranda, J. (2014). Numa urbe genderizada. Vivências dos espaços. Revista Latino-Americana de Geografia e Género, vol.5, nº2, 163-174.

Neto, F. (2000). Psicologia Social. Lisboa: Universidade Aberta.


Format:
Online learning with continuous supervision favoring asynchronous communication (Moodle platform).
Students have to perform the tasks requested by the teacher: essays, critical recensions, reports, protocols, etc. All works will be evaluated and/or classified.


Workload (hours): 156
Contact Hours: 15

Assessment:
Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 or 3 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a presence-based final exam (p-folio) in the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final presence-based exam (100%).


Language(s) of Instruction: Portuguese.

Contact for virtual mobility students: Communication and International Relations Office – gcri@uab.pt