PSY101 Introduction to psychology

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Jana Kostínková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Petr Macek, CSc. (lecturer)
PhDr. Radka Neužilová Michalčáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Mgr. Jakub Procházka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Řiháček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Martin Vaculík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Daňsová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Marcela Leugnerová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Eva Dvořáková (assistant)
MUDr. Vít Kandrnal (assistant)
Mgr. Martina Pourová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Řiháček, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Tomáš Řiháček, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
each odd Monday 14:00–15:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
PSY101/01: each odd Monday 16:00–17:40 U42, J. Kostínková, M. Leugnerová, J. Procházka, T. Řiháček
PSY101/02: each even Monday 16:00–17:40 U42, J. Kostínková, M. Leugnerová, J. Procházka, T. Řiháček
PSY101/03: each even Monday 18:00–19:40 U33, J. Kostínková, M. Leugnerová, J. Procházka, T. Řiháček
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
On successful completion of the course student will be able to:
- orient oneself in the structure, forms and rules of academic study of psychology;
- work correctly with literature when writing his/her own texts (semester papers and Bachelor's thesis);
- apply general psychological concepts to concrete material (on elementary level)
- be knowledgeable about the main application areas of psychology
Syllabus
  • Introduction to psychology studdies
  • How to work with literature
  • Counseling and school psychology
  • Clinical psychology and psychotherapy
  • Work psychology
  • Research in psychology
Literature
    required literature
  • Bayne, R., Horton, I. (Eds.). (2003). Applied psychology: Current issues and new directions. London: Sage.
  • MAREŠ, Jan. Stát se psychologem: příběh vysokoškolského studia (Becoming a psychologist: the story of Psychology Master's Study). 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova unverzita, 2013. ISBN 978-80-210-6385-3. URL info
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. Sixth edition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2010. xviii, 272. ISBN 9781433805622. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical lectures, class discussions, experiential exercises, reading.
Assessment methods
Students are evaluated on the basis of three semestral papers.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
http://www.fss.muni.cz/psych/studium.html
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017.
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