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CODE 104824
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/01
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

 

The course aims to provide the fundamentals of the psychology, an empirical scientific discipline. It will cover not only the main contemporary theories but also the methods by which they were formulated and empirically tested, while highlighting the importance of this line of research for everyday life and society, and for the professional field of the students

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course aims to provide an overview of the study of human behavior as an empirical science, with a focus on communication

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify basic concepts and research findings, and give examples of major integrative themes in human communication research:
  • Draw appropriate, thoughtful, and objective conclusions about language behavior and mental processes from empirical evidence.
  • Use acquired knowledge in everyday situations to make their professional activity more effective

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons, group work, individual activities; presentation of empirical papers 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

6 CFU

Naive psychology and scientific psychology; historic background, research and methods; perception; attention; learning; memory; reading and comprehension; language and communication; thinking and reasoning

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

1. Cornoldi, C. & Tagliabue, M. (2013). Incontro con la psicologia. Il Mulino ed.

2. Legrenzi, P. & Jacomuzzi, A. (2021). Fondamenti di Psicologia generale, Il Mulino ed. 

3. Additional materials provided by the Lecturer

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CATERINA ARTUSO (President)

DAVID GIOFRE'

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Students are invited to register to the Aulaweb page to find information related to the course

Please register with Aula Web to get access to the course materials and to receive regular updates on office hours, as well as other information related to this course.

Class schedule

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EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written test with open questions (brief response) 

It is mandatory to register for the exam through the AulaWeb student portal.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written exam will include open questions on texts and materials introduced during the lessons

The student will have to show i) to have acquired and learnt the teaching contents; ii) use the appropriate scientific lexicon; iii) critically analyze the acquired contents

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
11/01/2024 11:00 SAVONA Scritto
25/01/2024 11:00 SAVONA Scritto
08/02/2024 15:00 SAVONA Scritto
23/05/2024 11:00 SAVONA Scritto
06/06/2024 11:00 SAVONA Scritto
20/06/2024 11:00 SAVONA Scritto
04/07/2024 11:00 SAVONA Scritto
05/09/2024 11:00 SAVONA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students possessing a “DSA certification”, having disability or other special educational needs are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination methods which, in accordance with the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods.

Students are referred to the Aulaweb platform for any updates that may become necessary during the course of the academic year (both with regard to the methods of delivery and examination).

International students are invited to contact the Lecturer for an alternative course program in English

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