PSYCHOLOGY OF THE EMOTIONS OF THE MOTIVATION

PSYCHOLOGY OF THE EMOTIONS OF THE MOTIVATION

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Code
56058
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
8 credits during the 2nd year of 8753 Psychology (LM-51) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PSI/01
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Psychology)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims at presenting an overview of the most relevant theoretical and methodological approaches to the investigation of human behaviour concerning emotional experiences and motivational drives.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at providing an updated survey about the research concerning psychology of emotions and motivation, particularly focusing on practical domains like helping relationship, motivational counselling at school and on the workplace.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course student should be able to

  • know the main theoretical and methodological approaches to the investigation of emotion and motivation
  • identify the distinctive elements of each approach, with its strengths and limitations

PREREQUISITES

Basic knowledge of topics such as emotions and motivation.

Teaching methods

  • Online and offline lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Non exhaustive list.

  • Introduction to the course – emotion and language
  • Expression of emotions and physiology of emotion
  • Motivation, needs and drives
  • Learning and motivation
  • Motivation for achievement
  • Learning goals
  • Intelligence
  • Individual differences

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Program for students with a regular attendance:

  • Moè, A. (2020). La motivazione. Il Mulino
  • D’Urso , V. & Trentin, R. (2020). Introduzione alla psicologia delle emozioni. Laterza.
  • Cornoldi, C., Meneghetti, C., Moè, A., & Zamperlin C. (2018). Processi cognitivi, motivazione e apprendimento. Il Mulino
  • Relevant materials on Aulaweb

 

Program for students NOT attending lectures:

  • Moè, A. (2020). La motivazione. Il Mulino
  • D’Urso , V. & Trentin, R. (2020). Introduzione alla psicologia delle emozioni. Laterza.
  • Moè, A. (2018). Motivati si nasce o si diventa? Laterza.
  • Cornoldi, C., Meneghetti, C., Moè, A., & Zamperlin C. (2018). Processi cognitivi, motivazione e apprendimento. Il Mulino
  • Relevant materials on Aulaweb

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Office hours are available on aulaweb.

Exam Board

DAVID GIOFRE' (President)

FABRIZIO BRACCO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

  • Online and offline lectures

LESSONS START

Please regularly check for information at the following website

http://www.disfor.unige.it/didattica/orario-lezioni

EXAMS

Exam description

Written test with open-ended questions (essay type questions).

Assessment methods

The written test will provide an objective assessment and will evaluate students’ ability to write coherent, sound, and clear essays on topics related to emotion and motivation.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
09/09/2021 14:00 GENOVA Compitino

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students with an SLD (specific learning disability) certification, 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 and provide suitable compensatory tools.