PSY303 Personality Psychology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY303 Personality Psychology 3 0 6 Tuesday 9.00-12.00
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Mersiha Jusić Office Hours / Room / Phone
E-mail mjusic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives Learn personal identification itself and others, through definitions, components and types of personality; Introducing Personality and the Social Media, The Role of Race, Gender and Culture in Shaping Personality; Differentiation of the innate and acquired traits of personality- temperament and character; Assessment of personality characteristics and valid interpretation of results, through various theoretical approaches. After successful completion of the course, student will be able to: Define how to use knowledge about definitions and types of personality traits Explain descriptions of various personality characteristics Determine self- concious and self- esteem in daily life Identify environmental factors as influence to personality traits (soc- economic, education, birth order) Analyse relation between personal characteristics and behaviour
Textbook 1. Duan Schultz, Sidney Schultz (2017), Theories of Personality, Eleveneth edition, Cengage Learning Boston, USA ; 2. Dictionary of Psychology, Oxford University Press;
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Define how to use knowledge about definitions and types of personality traits
  2. Explain descriptions of various personality characteristics
  3. Determine self- concious and self- esteem in daily life
  4. Identify environmental factors as influence to personality traits (soc- economic, education, birth order)
  5. Analyse relation between personal characteristics and behaviour
Teaching Methods Visual presentations; Class discussions with examples. Group projects workouts for engaged learning and continuous feedback through progress. Individual and grouped cognitive testing and experiments. Visual and written materials will be supplied for analysing.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction, syllabus presentation, course presentation
Week 2 Personality: What It Is and Why You Should Care Relevant textbook chapter
Week 3 Components of Personality, Factors influences Personality and Types of Personality Relevant textbook chapter
Week 4 The Psychoanalytic Approach Relevant textbook chapter
Week 5 The Neo- psychoanalytic Approach Relevant textbook chapter
Week 6 The Life- Span Approach/ Erik Erikson: Identity Theory; Relevant textbook chapter
Week 7 Midterm exam
Week 8 The Genetics Approach/ Gordon Allport: Motivation and Personality, Hans Eysenck, the Five- Factor Theory, Raymond Cattell; Relevant textbook chapter
Week 9 The Humanistic Approach/ Carl Rogers: Self- Actualization Theory, Abraham Maslow: Needs- Hierarchy Theory; Relevant textbook chapter
Week 10 The Behavioral Approach/ B. F. Skinner: Reinforcement Theory; Relevant textbook chapter
Week 11 The Social- Learning Approach/ Albert Bandura: Modeling Theory; Relevant textbook chapter
Week 12 The Limited- Domain Approach/ Personality in Perspective (The Genetic Factor, The Environmental Factor, The Learning Factor); Relevant textbook chapter
Week 13 Quiz Relevant textbook chapter
Week 14 Group Project presentations Relevant textbook chapter
Week 15 Review of the previous chapters and preparing for FINAL EXAM Relevant textbook chapter
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 all
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 35 all
Term project and presentation 1 15 1,2,4
Quiz program 1 10 1,2,4,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 14 42 Midterm Exam 5 7 35
Home Study 2 5 10 Final Exam 7 9 63
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 21/02/2020
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