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Social Psychology l

ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

Rs 30,104
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Original amount in GBP:
£ 340

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Typology Vocational qualification
Methodology Distance learning
Start Different dates available
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  • Distance learning
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Understand the psychology behind successful performance! This module will develop your skills and understanding of psychological principles for use in sports. The curriculum covers motivation, team dynamics as well as psychological traits of successful athletes.

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Where and when

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Distance Learning
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What you'll learn on the course

Industrial Psychology
IT Development
IT Management
Social Psychology
Skills and Training

Course programme

Lesson Structure: Social Psychology I BPS205

There are 10 lessons:

Social cognition
The self
Attribution and perception of others
Attitudes and attitude change
Prejudice, discrimination and stereotypes
Interpersonal attraction
Helping behaviour
Cultural influences
Aims: Social Psychology I BPS205

To determine how physical characteristics and non-verbal behaviour affect our formation of impressions of others, and how that information is processed;
To understand the sociological perspective of the self and how we relate to others;
To discuss attribution theory, the internal and external causes, and its role in self-perception and the perception of others;
To understand the emergence of attitudes, changes in attitude, and the effect of attitudes upon behaviour and use as predictors of behaviour;
To discuss the emergence of prejudice, stereotypes and discrimination from the perspective of social psychology and attitudes;
To understand the influence of physicality, similarity, familiarity and proximity on interpersonal relationships;
To understand helping behaviour through the influences of conformity, compliance, obedience and diffusion of responsibility;
To define social psychological theories of aggression and to apply those theories;
To understand the nature of group behaviour and to demonstrate awareness of group cognition;
To understand the effect of culture on behaviour of individuals and groups.
What you will be doing during this Course

Define €˜social cognition€™;
Determine the possible impression a jury might have of defendants and the social basis of those impressions;
List the three general biases that may affect the jury'€™s €œattributions and explanations€ and briefly describe each one;
Different types of schema;
Explain why people are motivated to justify their own actions belief and feelings;
Explain ‘cognitive dissonance;
Explain how can the desire for self-consistency influences our self-perception;
Determine the purposes served by dissonance -reducing behaviour;
Identify factors that form self-concept;
Describe attribution theory;
Describe how discounting principles relate to our perception of others;
Identify the fundamental attribution error;
Discuss how we use attribution to protect our self esteem;
Discuss how consistency, consensus and distinctiveness help to form our explanations of another person'€™s behaviour;
Explain how attitudes develop;
Discuss how attitudes affect behaviour;
Explain what makes people prejudiced;
Explain how physicality influences our behaviour;
Discuss the principle of similarity;
Explain how familiarity and proximity influence the development of friendship;
Explain why people conform;
Discuss Millgram'€™s experiment on obedience;
Explain why is a lone person more likely to help than a person in a group;
Discuss how conformity, compliance, obedience and diffusion of responsibility influence helping behaviour;
List the causes of aggression;
Explain the concept of group polarization;
Discuss how group decision-making influences conformity;
Examine the influence of culture and society on each other.

This course is accredited by ACCPH and allows you to join as a professional member after completion. Membership allows you to add the letters MACCPH after your name (post-nominals).

Additional information

Counselling and Support Work