Public University of Navarre



CastellanoEuskara | Academic year: 2018/2019 | Previous academic years:  2017/2018 
Bachelor's degree in Applied Sociology at the Universidad Pública de Navarra
Course code: 303104 Subject title: PSYCHOLOGICAL BASES: THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT
Credits: 6 Type of subject: Basic Year: 1 Period: 1º S
Department: Ciencias de la Salud
Lecturers:
CASANOVA LAMOUTTE, ELSA MILAGROS (Resp)   [Mentoring ] BEYEBACH ., MARK   [Mentoring ]

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Module/Subject matter

Formación Básica/Psicología

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Descriptors

This course is part of the "Psychology" module, and includes de following topics: 1. Information gathering processes; 2. Acquisition, storage and generation of information processes; 3. Personal identity processes; 4. Social cognition processes

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General proficiencies

Basic Proficiencies

 

BP2 - Students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional manner and possess skills which are usually demonstrated by developing and defending arguments and resolving problems in their area of study.

BP3 - Students are able to compile and interpret relevant information (normally within their area of study) in order to voice opinions which include reflection on relevant themes of a social, scientific or ethical nature.

 

General Proficiencies

GP1 - The capacity to discern the relevance of the sociological perspective in the structuring of social life.

GP2 - Knowledge of the main theories, schools and approaches developed for the study of society and social dynamics.

GP4 - The capacity to reason critically and to appreciate the respective value of alternative explanations.

 

Transverse Proficiencies

TP2 - To demonstrate a level of competence in Spanish and, where appropriate, Basque equivalent to the C1 level of the Council of Europe¿s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

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Specific proficiencies

SP4 - The capacity to analyse and synthesise data and arguments, and to relate and contextualise knowledge.

SP7 - The capacity to determine social problems and their consequences in the different spheres of social life.

SP10 - The capacity to analyse the development and transformation of contemporary societies.

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Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes are the product of having mastered the basic, general and specific proficiencies. Three levels are established:

- Optimum: 100% of the proficiency acquired; at leat 75% fully mastered.

- Average: Acquisition of the majority of the proficiencies of the subject; mastery of the specific proficiencies

- Inadequate: insufficient acquisition of the specific proficiencies

 

Students will be considered "APTO" if their learning outcome is optimum or average.

 

Learning outcomes Content Activity Evalution method
R1  1,2,3,4  AF1,AF2,AF3,AF6     SE1,SE2     
R2  1,2,3,4  AF1, AF2,AF3,AF6  SE1,SE3,SE4
 R3  1,2,3,4  AF1,AF2;AF3  SE1,SE2,SE3,SE4
R4  1,2,3,4  AF2,AF3.AF4  SE2,SE3,SE4
R5 1,2,3,4 AF2, AF3, AF4 SE3, SE4
R6 1,2,3,4 AF1, AF2, AF3, AF4, AF6 SE2, SE3, SE4

 

R1- To cite and interpret relvant data in the field

R2- To describe and communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions. To identify the main theories, schools and approaches in the study of society. To recognice social problems and their consequences in daily life.

R3-To demonstrate an adequate level of social conscience, tolerance and respect. To apply knowledge preparing and presenting arguments and solving problems. Elaborate on the relevance of a social perspective.

R4- To analize and synthesize data and arguments. To analize the transformation of contemporary society.

 R5- To use and synthesize data and arguments for the contextualization of knowledge.

 R6- To interpret relevant data in order to reflect on releant social, scientifica or ethical topics. To use critical thinking and the capactiy to entertain alternative explanations.

 

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Methodology

TEACHING METHODS

Code Description
MD1 Lectures
MD2 Big group interaction
MD3 Medium group interaction
MD5 Individual interaction: tasks and guidelines for individual stuy

 

ACTIVITIES

Code Description Hours Face to face
AF1 Lectures 45 100
AF2 Practical classes 15 100
AF3 Preparation and presentation of individual papers 30 10
AF4  Individual study 50 0
AF5  Tutorials 5 100
AF6 Written or oral examinations 5 100

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Evaluation

8.1. Evaluation system

Learning outcomes Description Weight(%) Recoverable
 R1, R2, R3  Evaluation of class participation   5%  0%
 R1-R6  Partial or complete oral or written exams  60%  100% recoverable through written exams
 R1-R6  Theory review and summary work (individual work and portfolio)  20%  50% recoverable through written reports
 R1-R6  Evaluation of practical work in groups  15%  0%

8.2. Relationship between Evaluation system and competences

Evaluation Competences  
Code Description Basic General Transversal   Specific   Weight    
SE1 Evaluation of class participation  CB2,CB4,CB5  CG2,CG3,CG4, CG8, CG10  CT2  CE5, CE8, CE10    5% (non-recoverable)
  SE2 Theory review and summary work (individual work and portfolio).    CB2,CB3 CG1, CG2, CG4 CT2      CE4, CE7,CE10     20%     ( 50% recoverable)
      SE3  Evaluation of practical work in groups   CB2,CB3    CG1,CG2,CG4                 CT2    CE4, CE7,CE10  15%  (non-recoverable)
     SE4  Partial or complete oral or written exams   CB2,CB3  CG1, CG2,  CG4            CT2  CE4, CE7,CE10  60%   (100% recoverable)

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Agenda

Module 1: Information reception
1: Introduction to Psychology
2: Sensorial and perceptive processes

3: Attention

 

Module 2: Acquisition, storage and generation of information
4: Learning
5: Memory
6: Thinking


Module 3: Personal identity
7: Motivation and emotion
8: Personality


Module 4: Processes of social cognition
9: Social cognition

10: Attitudes and persuasion

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Bibliography

Access the bibliography that your professor has requested from the Library.


Basic readings
*Deaux, K., & Snyder, M. (Eds.) (2012). The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

*Gluck, M.A., Mercado, E., & Myers, C.E. (2016). Learning and memory. From brain to behavior (3rd edition).  New York: Worth Publishers.

*Masmoudi, S., Yun Dai, D., & Naceur A. (Eds.) (2012). Attention, representation, and human performance. An integration of cognition, emotion, and motivation. New York: Psychology Press.

*Sanz de Acedo Lizarraga, M.L. (2012). Psicología. Individuo y medio social. Bilbao: Desclée De Brouwer.

Complementary readings

Anderson, J. R. (2001). Aprendizaje y memoria. Un enfoque integral. México: McGraw-Hill.
Anderson, J. R. (2001). Aprendizaje y memoria. Un enfoque integral. México: McGraw-Hill.

Castillo Villar,M.D. (2009). La atención. Madrid: Pirámide.

Cuadrado, Guirado, I. y Fenandez Sedano, I. (Coords) (2007): Psicología Social. Madrid: Sanz y Torres.

De Diego Vallejo, R; Chico del Río, M. (2013). Prácticas de Psicología Social. Madrid: Pirámide.

De Torres,  J.S. (2006). Procesos Psicológicos Básicos. Madrid: McGraw-Hill.

Díaz Gómez, J. M., Gámez Armas, E. (2010). Motivación y emoción: investigaciones actuales. Servicio de Publicaciones, Universidad de La Laguna.

Domínguez Sánchez, F.J. (2003). Guía Didáctica. Procesos Psicológicos Básicos. Madrid: UNED.

Fernández-Abascal, E.G. (2010). Psicología de la emoción. Madrid:Univ. Ramón Areces.

Fernández-Abascal, E.G; Martín Díaz, M.D. y Domínguez Sánchez, F.J. (2001) Procesos Psicológicos. Madrid: Pirámide.

García Sevilla, J., y Fuentes Melero, L. (2010). Manual de psicología de la atención. Una perspectiva neurocientífica. Madrid: Síntesis.

Gaviria, E., Cuadrado, I. y López Sáez, M. (2009). Introducción a la Psicología Social. Madrid, Sanz y Torres.

Goldstein, E. B. (2006). Sensación y percepción. Madrid: International Thomson.
Gross, R. D. (2007). Psicología. La ciencia de la mente y la conducta. México: Manual Moderno.
Holyoak, K. J., y Morrison, R. G. (2005). The Cambridge handbook of thinking and reasoning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Larsen, R. J., y Buss, D. M. (2005). Psicología de la personalidad: Dominios de conocimiento sobre la naturaleza humana. México DF: McGraw-Hill.

López Sáez, M. (2007). Fundamentos de la teoría de la disonancia cognitiva. En F. J. Morales, M. Moya, E. Gaviria, y I. Cuadrado (Eds.), Psicología social (pp. 517-534). Madrid: McGraw-Hill.
Myers, D. (2011). Exploraciones de la psicología social. Madrid: McGraw-Hill.

Palmero, F; Mestre, J.M. (2004). Procesos Psicológicos Básicos. Madrid: Mc Graw-Hill.
Pinel, J. P. J. (2007). Biopsicología. Madrid: Pearson.

Posner, M. I. (2011). Cognitive neuroscience of attention (2ª ed.). New York: The Guilford Press.

Santiago de Torres, J. (2006) Procesos Psicológicos Básicos. Madrid: Pirámide.

Sanz Aparicio, M.T. (2013). Psicología de la Motivación: Teoría y Práctica. Madrid: Sanz y Torres.

Tortosa Gil, F. (2006). Historia de la Psicología. Madrid: McGraw-Hill.

Zentner, J. y Antoni, M. (2014). Las cuatro emociones básicas. Barcelona: Ed. Herder.

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Languages

English /Spanish /Euskara

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Location

Campus Arrosadía of the Public University of Navarra. For specific classroom, see the website of the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty.

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