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CODE 66879
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/01
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:

OVERVIEW

The class is a part of course on Basis in Psychology and Sociology. It provides basis in psychology as a science. Main psychological theories and methods used to demonstrate them will be discussed. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Provide Historical and epistemological basis. Study biological basis and review the main objects of interest of this branch of knowledge comparing different approaches.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course the student will be able to:

- Identify basic concepts and research results, and give examples of integrative themes of psychology.

-Draw appropriate, logical and objective conclusions about behaviour and mental processes from empirical evidence.
- Use the knowledge acquired in everyday situations and to make your professional action in education more effective

 

TEACHING METHODS

Taught class, individual activities  

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Naive psychology and scientific psychology; historic background; Study: Method and strategy; 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. Materials provided on Aulaweb

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Lessons start in the Semester 2.

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

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

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

FURTHER INFORMATION

Although the lectures will be delivered in Italian, International students are invited to contact the Lecturer for an alternative course program in English

Students possessing a “learning disorder 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).

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