PSİ507


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Selective Topics in Social Psychology PSİ507 Psychology (Thesis) M.A / M.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
01
(Fall)
42 21 42 45 150 3 7

Teaching Staff Doç.Dr. Eda KARACAN
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites Being registered in Psychology (Developmental Social) Master program
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The course is designed to introduce the fundemental issues and concepts in the self and identity literature from the social psychological perspective.
Course Content Generally, this course will provide students with a background in self and identity from a social psychological perspective and provide an opportunity to learn about various theoretical, conceptual, and empirical issues. However, one semester will not afford us the opportunity to explore every self-related phenomenon. Therefore, this course will attempt to explore a number of issues related to the self. Especially, culture and gender differences on the structure and the functioning of of the self concept will be extensivelly discussed in this course.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- Gain an understanding of selective but central concepts in defining self and identity 2- To explain the historical viewpoints of self and self development 3- Introduce the basic concepts and primary research in this area 4- Produce a feasible research proposal on the desired topic relevant to the self and identity 5- Develop an awareness regarding the cross-cultural validity and relevance of the self research 6- Improve writing, presentation, and discussion skills through course activities. 7- Relating the theoric knowledge, concepts and researches of self and identity topics with everyday life situations.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the course: What is self and identity?
2. Week Historical formation of the self and self-conceptions
3. Week Self-knowledge and Development of Self
4. Week Self Concept from a social psychogical viewpoint
5. Week Cognitive and motivational aspects of the self
6. Week Self-presentation and impression management
7. Week Self regulation
8. Week Structure and functions of self-esteem
9. Week Individual differences on self-esteem
10. Week Gender and self
11. Week Culture and self
12. Week Culture, Self and well-being
13. Week Self and group representations: Social identity and personal identity -I
14. Week Self and group representations: Social identity and personal identity -II
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 10
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References - Baumeister, R. F. (1999). The Self in Social Psychology. Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press. - Bilgin, N. (2007). Kimlik İnşası. (ss. 35-93). İzmir: Aşina Kitaplar. - Brewer, M.B. & Hewston, M. (2004). Self and Social Identity. Blackwell publishing Ltd. - Hortaçsu, N. (2007). Ben biz siz hepimiz: Toplumsal Kimlik ve gruplararası İlişkiler (ss. 11-63). Ankara: İmge Kitabevi. - Hortaçsu, N. (2007). Grup içi ve gruplar arası süreçler (ss. 33-77). Ankara: İmge Kitabevi. - Hortaçsu, N. (2012). En Güzel Psikoloji Sosyal Psikoloji [Benlik (ss.239-258)]. Ankara: İmge Kitabevi. - Kağıtçıbaşı, Ç. (2005). Autonomy and relatedness in cultural context: Implications for self and family. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 36, 4, 403-422. - Kağıtçıbaşı, Ç. (2007). Benlik, Aile ve İnsan Gelişimi: Kültürel Psikoloji. (ss.31-51 &125-163). - Markus, H.E. & Kitiyama, S. (1991). Culture and the self: Implications for cognition, emotion, and motivation. Psychological Review, 98, 224-253. - Osborne, R.E. (1996). Self: An eclectic approach. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. - Roy F. Baumeister and Jean M. Twenge (2003). The social self. In Millon, T. Lerner, M., Weiner, I.B.(Eds.) Handbook of Psychology: Personality and Social Psychology (Vol-5). New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Belongingness, Social Exclusion, and Ostracism 328-331. - Triandis, H.C. (2004). Our culture influences who we are and how we view social behavior (ss.1- 28).Culture and Social Behavior. Boston: McGraw-Hill. - Triandis, H.C. (2004). Cultural differences in patterns of Social behavior (ss.144-180).Culture and Social Behavior. Boston: McGraw-Hill.
Work Placement(s)
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