GROUP PSYCHOLOGY TECHNIQUES

GROUP PSYCHOLOGY TECHNIQUES

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Code
95239
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 9922 PEDAGOGY, EDUCATIONAL PLANNING AND RESEARCH (LM-85) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PSI/05
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (PEDAGOGY, EDUCATIONAL PLANNING AND RESEARCH )
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

In particular, the teaching aims are to provide students with basic notions of group psychology applied to different contexts  and to focus on specific intervention techniques in different contexts.
Individual study, attendance and participation in the proposed training activities will enable the student to:

acquire adequate theoretical knowledge, methodological and skills related to the application of different methods and group intervention techniques in different application contexts.

apply their knowledge and understanding and solving problems related to the use of methods and group techniques in various application contexts.

use, both conceptually and operative mode, the knowledge gained from self-evaluation skills and expertise in different application contexts.

acquire the typical discipline technical language to be able to communicate clearly and unambiguously with specialists and non-specialist interlocutors.

develop appropriate learning skills to allow them to independently investigate major issues, techniques and methods of discipline especially in the workplace in which they will operate.

Teaching methods

Lectures, active methods, practical exercises and case studies

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will focus on the group in the psychosocial perspective, starting from different definitions and types of group  analyzing the dynamic processes and the structural dimensions, the relational and decision-making processes, the communication and emotional dimensions with a focus on listening skills, identity, belonging and the different models of leadership. These aspects will be considered in groups belonging to different contexts: the class group, the working group, virtual groups etc. In addition, they will be considered methods and group techniques in different settings: action research, self-help groups, focus groups, peer education, cooperative learning, team building, role playing.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Bertani B., Manetti M. Psicologia dei gruppi. Teoria, contesti e metodologie d’intervento. Franco Angeli, Milano, 2007.

- Zucchermaglio C. Psicologia culturale dei gruppi, Carocci, Roma, 2007.

- Albanesi C., I gruppi di auto aiuto, Carocci, Roma, 2004.

- Capranico S.,  Role-playing,  Raffaello Cortina, Milano, 1997.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: DISFOR, 4th floor room 4A4 Tuesday 9.00 to 10:00 Tel. 01020953747 E-mail: nadia.rania@unige.it    

Exam Board

CLAUDIO TORRIGIANI (President)

NADIA RANIA (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, active methods, practical exercises and case studies

LESSONS START

first semester

EXAMS

Exam description

The knowledge acquired during the course will be assessed through an oral exam. Through this procedure, theoretical and methodological knowledge acquired by the student will be assessed. Lectures attending students will be assessed during the course.

To take the exam is essential to enroll through the website.

Assessment methods

Through direct questions in order to investigate the knowledge of the techniques and methodologies of group psychology, and / or through the presentation and critical analysis of cases will be assessed learning outcomes.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
03/09/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale
17/09/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale