PSİ323


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Psychology of Gender PSİ323 Psychology B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
05
(Fall)
42 21 30 32 125 3 5

Teaching Staff Doç. Dr. Eda KARACAN
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites No prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives This course considers the mechanisms through which gender is constructed and perpetuated and its implications for different aspects of our lives.
Course Content In this course basic concepts and theories of gender, gender streotypes, gender discrimination and the results of gender roles will be evaluated from different perspectives.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- Describing the perspectives of basic theories and approaches that related with gender 2- Gaining awareness of the cultural and historical differences regarding gender roles 3- Following and evaluating critically psychological researches related with gender 4- Implimenting the knowledge of gender on different social situations 5- Relating how gender affects the social interaction in everday life
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week What is gender and social psychology: Basic concepts
2. Week Gender similarities and differences
3. Week Theoretical approaches in gender-I (Psychoanalytic theories; - Biological explanations; - Sociobiological explanations; - Social learning theory)
4. Week Theoretical approaches in gender- II (Social cognitive theory; - Cognitive Developmental theories; - Gender schema and gender schematic processing; - Social role theory; - Self presentaiton theory; Feminism and feminist approaches)
5. Week Stereotypes and gender discrimination
6. Week Self and Gender I
7. Week Self and Gender II
8. Week Self esteem and Gender
9. Week Gender and gender roles in the mass media
10. Week Consequences for the labor force
11. Week Consequences involving power and violence
12. Week Consequences for the individual
13. Week Consequences for family relationships
14. Week Social continuance and social change
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%) 25
Final (%) 35
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Lecture book: - Dökmen, Z.Y. (2004). Toplumsal Cinsiyet: Sosyal Psikolojik Açıklamalar. İstanbul: Sistem Yayıncılık. References: - Mutluer, N. (2008). Cinsiyet Halleri: Türkiye’de Toplumsal Cinsiyetin Kesişim Sınırları. İstanbul: Varlık Yayınları. - Fromm, E. (2004). Anaerkil Toplum ve Kadın Hakları (çeviren: Acar Doğangün). İstanbul: Arıtan Yayınevi - Chodorow, N.J. (2007). Duyguların gücü: Psikanalizde, cinsiyette ve kültürde kişisel anlam. (çeviren: Jale Özata Dirlikyapan). İstanbul: Metis Yayıncılık.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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LO1

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5

4

3

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4

 

3

4

 

4

3

3

LO2

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3

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3

 

5

5

5

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3

3

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3

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5

3

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3

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4

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5

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1

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4

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3

4

4

 

3

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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low    2 Low     3 Medium     4 High      5 Very High