Course syllabus PSPA - Introduction to Psychology (ILE - WS 2014/2015)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech: Introduction to Psychology
Course title in English:
Introduction to Psychology
WS 2014/2015
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/16 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty: Institute of Lifelong Learning
doc. PhDr. Dana Linhartová, CSc. (supervisor, tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Lucie Zlámalová (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites: to study at faculty ICV
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Presentation of the basic psychological terminology, knowledge of psychological disciplines, concepts and trends of contemporary psychology (including historical roots). Introduction to issues and practice self-reflection, offer ways to self-knowledge and understanding of people. Performance study of personality in the normal development and pathology and mental health.
Course content:
Place of psychology in science (allowance 4/2)
Subject and methods of psychology (allowance 4/2)
Basic paradigms of psychology (allowance 4/2)
Personality Characteristics (allowance 4/2)
5.Discovering personalities (allowance 4/2)
Personality disorders (allowance 4/2)
Psychology of Mental Health (allowance 4/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
28 h
0 h
14 h
0 h
0 h
16 h
preparation for exam
28 h
28 h
preparation for regular testing
0 h28 h
elaboration and execution of projects30 h28 h
writing of seminar paper
40 h
40 h
140 h
140 h
Assessment methods:
The course ends with an oral examination of the lecture theory.
The mandatory attendance is 80 %. Students are required to write a short semestral project during the semester. The written exam consists of open answer as well as multiple choice questions. The oral exam consists of two questions. To successfully pass the exam 75 % correct answers are required.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendanceCombined form
0 %
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
ČÁP, J. -- MAREŠ, J. Psychologie pro učitele. 2nd ed. Praha: Portál, 2007. 655 p. ISBN 978-80-7367-273-7.
KADLECOVÁ, P. Obecná psychologie : (cvičebnice). 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2009. 61 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-353-5.
KOHOUTEK, R. Patopsychologie a psychopatologie pro pedagogy. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2007. 260 p. ISBN 978-80-210-4434-0.
LINHARTOVÁ, D. Psychologie pro učitele. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2008. 257 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-222-4.
NAKONEČNÝ, M. Úvod do psychologie. 1st ed. Praha: Academia, 2005. 507 p. ISBN 80-200-0993-0.

FERJENČÍK, J. Úvod do metodologie psychologického výzkumu: jak zkoumat lidskou duši. 1st ed. Praha: Portál, 2000. 256 p. ISBN 80-7178-367-6.
FONTANA, D. Psychologie ve školní praxi. Praha: Portál, 2003. 383 p. ISBN 80-7178-626-8.
KŘIVOHLAVÝ, J. Psychologie zdraví. 2nd ed. Praha: Portál, 2003. 279 p. ISBN 80-7178-774-4.
NAKONEČNÝ, M. Psychologie téměř pro každého. Praha: Academia, 2004. 321 p. ISBN 80-200-1198-6.
SMÉKAL, V. Pozvání do psychologie osobnosti: člověk v zrcadle vědomí a jednání. 2nd ed. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2004. 523 p. ISBN 80-86598-65-9.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-SP-UPVOV Teaching of practical subjects and vocational training, full-time form, initial period WS 2014/2015
Field of study B-SP-UPVOV Teaching of practical subjects and vocational training, part-time form, initial period WS 2014/2015
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2020/2021, WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016 (and older)
Teaching place:

Last modification made by Josef Schmied, DiS. on 11/13/2015.

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