Course: General Psychology

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Course title General Psychology
Course code KPS/KOPSY
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Křeménková Lucie, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Psychology - sources, subject, main directions, discipline system. Review of methods - principles and application possibilities. Temperament, cognitive processes, motivation and intelligence. Feelings - determination, meaning, emotional intelligence.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Methods of Written Work
  • Homework for Teaching - 2 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 5 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 15 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 6 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
After passing this subject, students should be able to define, explain, and use the basic terms and knowledge of general psychology. Topics: A brief history of psychology. Clarification of the terms cognition, memory, cogitation and intelligence, attention, images, and fantasy. Ways of experiencing, temperament and analysis of personality types. Directivity of human behaviour and volitional processes. An outline of human behaviour and experiencing during demanding life situations.
Students will be eligible explanations of terms and definitions from the field of psychology
Basic knowledge of psychology

Assessment methods and criteria

Literature study, active participation in seminars, working up tasks according to teacher's requirements.
Recommended literature
  • Atkinson, R. (2012). Psychologie. Praha.
  • ČÍŽKOVÁ, J. (1997). Poznávání duševního života člověka. Olomouc : UP.
  • Mangal, S. K. (2009). General Psychology. Sterling.
  • Nakonečný, M. (2011). Psychologie. Triton.
  • Plháková, A. (2004). Učebnice obecné psychologie. Praha: Academia.

Study plans that include the course
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