FI:VV028 Psychology in Informatics - Course Information
VV028 Psychology in InformaticsFaculty of Informatics
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: z (credit).
- doc. PhDr. Josef Prokeš, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. PhDr. Josef Prokeš, Ph.D.
Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Josef Prokeš, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
- Wed 18:00–19:50 D1
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- Fields of study the course is directly associated with
- there are 74 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- Main objectives can be summarized as follows: some basic information concerning the psychological aspects of the impact of new information technology on the individual's personality; psychology of electronic communication; psychological aspects of computer games; personality of professionals in communication technology; impact of computers on education in the new information era. At the end of the course students should be able to understand and explain psychological aspects of the impact of new information technology on the individual's personality; make deductions based on acquired knowledge and understand problems that will arise with new technology assembly.
- Learning outcomes
- Student will be able to:
in its own words to explain the computer view of the world;
to analyze the phenomenon of electronic communication and its influence on the psychology of communication;
to demonstrate practical skills in the psychology of interpersonal communication;
to put the pros and cons of computer games from a psychological point of view.
- Transactional analysis
- Stress and dealing with it
- Psychopathology and methods of therapy
- Mental health care
- Social beliefs and attitudes, interpersonal attraction
- Social interaction and influence - the presence of other people, its effect, group decisions
- Relations between people and machines
- Social relations and team-work, communicativeness
- Verbal and nonverbal communications at work
- Solving a conflict and problem situations
- The strategy of conducting competitions for leading posts
- required literature
- PROKEŠ, Josef. Člověk a počítač aneb svítání digitální kultury (Human and Computer (Dawn of Digital Culture)). Brno: Sursum, 2000. 88 pp. ISBN 80-85799-82-0. URL info
- recommended literature
- Šmahel, David. Psychologie a internet. Triton, Praha 2003, 158 s.
- WEIZENBAUM, Joseph. Mýtus počítače :počítačový pohled na svět. Edited by Jiří Fiala. Břeclav: Moravia-Press, 2002. 182 s. ISBN 80-86181-55-3. info
- not specified
- Suler, J.: The Psychology of Cyberspace.
- ATKINSONOVÁ, Rita L. Psychologie [Atkinsonová]. 1. vyd. Praha: Victoria Publishing, 1995. 862 s. : o. ISBN 80-85605-35-X. info
- Teaching methods
- lecture, explanation and demonstration, class/small group discussion, project/essay, presentation, project and its defence, simulation, dialogue method, role play/the game of roles, guided exploration, excursion, brainstorming, report, home work, seminar work, guided discovery, collaborating, critical thinking, classroom team work
- Assessment methods
- final project, written test, oral exam
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
- Teacher's information
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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