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Group dynamics 2500-EN-F-213
Seminarium (SEM) Semestr letni 2019/20

Informacje o zajęciach (wspólne dla wszystkich grup)

Liczba godzin: 30
Limit miejsc: 19
Zaliczenie: Zaliczenie na ocenę
Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Course text:

- Baron, R. S., & Kerr, N. L. (2003). Group processes, group decision, group action. New York, NY, USA: Open University Press.

Supplementary Readings:

- Blascovich, J., Berry Mendes, W., Hunter, S. B., Salomon, K. (1999). Social “facilitation” as challenge and threat. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 77, 68-77.

- Forsyth, D. R. (2010). Group dynamics (5th Ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

- Kerr, N. L., Messé, L. A., Seok, D., Sambolec, E. J., Lount, R. B., Jr., & Park, E. S. (2007). Psychological mechanisms underlying the köhler motivation gain. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33(6), 828-841. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146167207301020

- Krizan, Z., & Baron, R. S. (2006). Group polarization and choice-dilemmas: How important Is self-categorization? European Journal of Social Psychology, 37, 191-201. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.345

- Lickel, B., Rutchick, A. M., Hamilton, D. L., & Sherman, S. J. (2006). Intuitive theories of group types and relational principles. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 28-39. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2005.01.007

- Van Beest, I., & Williams, K. (2006). When inclusion costs and ostracism pays, ostracism still hurts. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91,

Efekty uczenia się: (tylko po angielsku)

- Effectively work in groups to complete coursework.

- Define and classify types of groups and tasks based on the key features.

- Describe how individuals and groups influence each other through social pressures.

- Identify key factors that determine the effectiveness of task groups and decision-making groups.

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

Quizzes: For each unit, there will be a short quiz based on the reading covered. The quizzes will be multiple choice and short answer. There will be a total of 8 quizzes, but only the 6 highest scores will count for each student. This makes it possible to miss two quizzes without any penalty. (60% of grade)

Group Assignments: Based on the group activities for each unit, students will be expected to complete assignments in groups. The assignments will be provided during class and may be collected at the end of class or assigned as homework. There will be a total of 10 in class assignments, but only the 8 highest grades will count. (40% of grade)

Students must respect the principles of academic integrity. Cheating and plagiarism (including copying work from other students, internet or other sources) are serious violations that are punishable and instructors are required to report all cases to the administration.

A student may have up to 4 hours (2 class sessions) of unexcused absences without a penalty. Additional unexcused absences will result in losing points for missed work.

Additionally, a student may have up to 4 hours (2 class sessions) of excused absences without a penalty. Additional excused absences will result in losing points for missed work.

Students must respect the principles of academic integrity. Cheating and plagiarism (including copying work from other students, internet or other sources) are serious violations that are punishable and instructors are required to report all cases to the administration.

Zakres tematów: (tylko po angielsku)

Unit 1: Introduction to Group Dynamics

What is a group? Why do people form groups?

(Baron & Kerr, 2003; Chapter 1)

(Lickel et al., 2006)

Unit 2: Social Facilitation

How does the presence of a group affect individual performance?

(Baron & Kerr, 2003; Chapter 2)

(Blascovich et al., 1999)

Unit 3: Individual versus group performance

Is a group more effective than the sum of its parts?

(Baron & Kerr, 2003; Chapter 3)

Unit 4: Motivation in Groups

Do people free ride or work harder when they are in a group?

(Baron & Kerr, 2003; Chapter 4)

(Kerr et al., 2007)

Unit 5: Social Influence and Conformity

How does a group exert influence over individuals? How does an

individual influence a group?

(Baron & Kerr, 2003; Chapter 5)

(Van Beest & Williams, 2006)

Unit 6: Extremity in Group Decision Making

Why do some groups fail?

(Baron & Kerr, 2003; Chapter 6)

(Krizan & Baron, 2007)

Unit 7: Predicting Group Decisions

What features of a group affect the decision rendered?

(Baron & Kerr, 2003; Chapter 7)

Unit 8: Teams

(Forsyth, 2010)

Metody dydaktyczne: (tylko po angielsku)

1. Reading: For each unit covered in the class, students will be expected to read one chapter from the course textbook.

2. Lecture: For most classes, I will give a presentation based on some key concepts in the readings. However, I will incorporate theoretical and empirical work that goes beyond the assigned readings. Lectures are interactive; students will be involved in discussions and short demonstrations of the material.

3. Group Activities: Students will work in groups to develop solutions to applied problems related to the course material in each unit.

Grupy zajęciowe

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Grupa Termin(y) Prowadzący Miejsca Akcje
1 wielokrotnie, wtorek (niestandardowa częstotliwość), 12:00 - 14:30, sala 404
Adam Stivers 16/19 szczegóły
Wszystkie zajęcia odbywają się w budynku:
Budynek Dydaktyczny - Stawki 5/7
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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Warszawski.