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CODE 95239
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/05
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To understand and acquire the theories, methods and values of group psychology. Allow to recognize the processes and aspects that characterize the group dynamics and to provide skills for reading and managing groups. Analyze the group as a work tool and present the application contexts and different intervention methods.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

In particular, the teaching aims are to provide students with basic notions of group psychology applied to different contexts  and to focus on specific intervention techniques in different contexts.
Individual study, attendance and participation in the proposed training activities will enable the student to:

acquire adequate theoretical knowledge, methodological and skills related to the application of different methods and group intervention techniques in different application contexts;

apply their knowledge and understanding and solving problems related to the use of methods and group techniques in various application contexts;

use, both conceptually and operative mode, the knowledge gained from self-evaluation skills and expertise in different application contexts;

acquire the typical discipline technical language to be able to communicate clearly and unambiguously with specialists and non-specialist interlocutors;

develop appropriate learning skills to allow them to independently investigate major issues, techniques and methods of discipline especially in the workplace in which they will operate;

demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form and to adapt one's communication to the context;

demonstrate the ability to identify one's skills, demonstrate the ability to concentrate and critically reflect on a task, demonstrate management of complexity, autonomy in decision-making and task performance, stress management and resilience;

manage their social interactions in a collaborative manner, with constructive communication in different contexts;

demonstrate awareness of one's own learning strategies, being able to organise and evaluate one's own learning according to what has been learned.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, active methods, practical exercises and case studies. Structured activities of debate, peer education, reflective practices, world café, case study, simulations will be offered in the course. These activities will enable attending students to acquire an OPEN BADGE that will certify participation in a course aimed at the acquisition of soft skills related to the following key competencies: functional literacy; personal; social; learning to learn.

Students with DSA, disability or other special educational needs are invited to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam methods which, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take into account the methods of individual learning and provide suitable compensatory tools.

 

Erasmus students are invited to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam methods which, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take into account their specific path.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will focus on the group in the psychosocial perspective, starting from different definitions and types of group  analyzing the dynamic processes and the structural dimensions, the relational and decision-making processes, the communication and emotional dimensions with a focus on listening skills, identity, belonging and the different models of leadership. These aspects will be considered in groups belonging to different contexts: the class group, the working group, virtual groups etc. In addition, they will be considered methods and group techniques in different settings: action research, self-help groups, focus groups, peer education, cooperative learning, team building, role playing.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Attending students:

- Bertani B., Manetti M. Psicologia dei gruppi. Teoria, contesti e metodologie d’intervento. Franco Angeli, Milano, 2007.

- Slides and additional materials available on Aulaweb or provided in class.

 

Non attending students:

- Bertani B., Manetti M. Psicologia dei gruppi. Teoria, contesti e metodologie d’intervento. Franco Angeli, Milano, 2007.

 

Moreover, two books to choose from:

-  Capranico S.,  Role-playing,  Raffaello Cortina, Milano, 1997.

- Santinello M.,  Surian A., Gaboardi M. Guida pratica al Photovoice. Promuovere consapevolezza e partecipazione, Erickson, Trento, 2022.

-Reffieuna A., Le relazioni sociali in classe: il test sociometrico, Carocci, Roma, 2008.

-Zammuner V.L., I focus group, Mulino, Bologna, 2003.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

NADIA RANIA (President)

CLAUDIO TORRIGIANI (President Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

first semester

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The knowledge acquired during the course will be assessed through an oral exam. Through this procedure, theoretical and methodological knowledge acquired by the student will be assessed. Lectures attending students will be assessed during the course.

To take the exam is essential to enroll through the website.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Through direct questions in order to investigate the knowledge of the techniques and methodologies of group psychology, and / or through the presentation and critical analysis of cases will be assessed learning outcomes.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
10/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
10/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA registrazione
26/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA registrazione
26/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
09/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
09/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA registrazione
20/05/2024 09:00 GENOVA registrazione
20/05/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA registrazione
08/07/2024 09:00 GENOVA registrazione
08/07/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
18/07/2024 09:00 GENOVA registrazione
18/07/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/09/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/09/2024 09:00 GENOVA registrazione

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
Good health and well being
Good health and well being

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