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1.4.2020 at 09:00 - 30.4.2020 at 23:59


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This course is open to students of Social Psychology in the Bachelor's Degree Programme in Social Sciences as well as those Social Psychology Bachelor's students who have a compulsory course in their old degree structure that corresponds to this course in the study correspondence table.

Students admitted to the course are primarily students of the respective subject area (social psychology) and the corresponding major (social psychology). Secondarily students with other subject areas and majors within the programme can be accepted. The third place in the order of enrollment is for students of the Bachelor of Social Sciences program whose study direction has not yet been specified.

SOSK-102 Social Psychology Spectacles, First Fitting or any introductory course to social psychology

After completing the course students understands the specifics of knowledge, especially everyday knowledge, and the basic processes of its formation at the individual, group, community and cultural levels. Students will learn and practice basic academic skills such as good written presentation and good argumentation.

1st – 2nd period of 3rd study year

The course introduces the specifics of knowledge, especially everyday knowledge, and its formation processes. During the course students will get acquainted with the research traditions of the field taking into account both classical studies and the latest developments.

The Faculty's Examinarium exams are replaced from 16 March with alternative arrangements until 31 May 2020 until further notice. Register for Examinarium in WebOodi and contact the teacher / check the course page for further instructions. (NOTE: do not register in Examinarium or reserve the room for the exam.)

Examinarium-tenttiin luetaan alla oleva kirjallisuus:

Holstein & Gubrium (eds.) Handbook of Constructionist research luvut 9, 12- 16,) (n. 117 s.)

Niska, M. & Vesala, K. M.(2013). SME policy implementation as a relational challenge. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 25(5-6), 521-540.

Peltola, S. & Vesala, K. M.(2013). Constructing entrepreneurial orientation in a selling context: the qualitative attitude approach. Poznan University of Economics Review, 13(1), 26 – 47.

Pyysiäinen, J. 2010. “Co-constructing a Virtuous Ingroup Attitude? Evaluation of New Business Activities in a Group Interview of Farmers.” Text & Talk 30 (6): 701–721.

Pyysiäinen, J. & Vesala K.M. (2013). Activating Farmers. Uses of entrepreneurship discourse in the rhetoric of policy implementers. Discourse & Communication, 7(1), 55-73. (yht. n. 80 s.)

Moscovici, S. (1984/2000). The phenomenon of social representations. Teoksessa: Moscovici, Duveen, G (toim.) Social Representations: Explorations in Social Psychology. (n. 60s)

Moloney, G., & Walker, I. (toim.). (2007). Social representations and identity: content, process and power. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (luvut 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12) (n. 120s.)

Hakoköngäs, E., & Sakki, I. (2016). The Naturalized Nation: Anchoring, Objectification and Naturalized Social Representations of History. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 4(2), 646-669. (23 s.)

Pirttilä-Backman, A.-M., Menard, R., Verma, J., & Kassea, R. (2017) Social Representations of Trust Among Teachers and Principals in Cameroonian, Indian and Finnish Schools. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 5(1), 29-57. (28 s.)

On a scale of 0 to 5 (0 = rejected, 1 = passable, 2 = satisfactory, 3 = good, 4 = commendable, 5 = excellent)

1) Contact teaching (lectures, assignments and essay) and / or

2) e-learning, group meetings / discussions, learning tasks and / or

3) Literature examination