COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΓΝΩΣΤΙΚΗ ΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΑ / COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
CodeΨΥ-201
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolPsychology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600013493

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos PSychologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 252
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course216

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600070245
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for the course
Learning Outcomes
(a)Comprehension of basic concepts of cognitive psychology and use of graphical and other means of knowledge representation. (b) Application of notions of cognitive psychology to everday life (c) Use of cognitive psychology methods in research of cognitive phenomena. (d)Cultivation of research skills, writing of research paper and presentation in the form of power point or poster.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The topics covered include concepts of cognitive psychology and specifically the object and methods of cognitive psychology, the definition of knowledge and the forms of representation of knowledge (semantic, imaginal-spatial, temporal, procedural). The course also covers issues related to the architecture of the cognitive system and the distinction between cognition and metacognition. The course requires participation in weekly practicals that aim at the application of theoretical notions to new or everyday situations as well as the proper use of methods of cognitive psychology. The practicals also aim at the acquisition of research skills, writing skills, cooperation, and presentation of research in power point or poster form.
Keywords
Cognition, knowledge representation, cognitive architecture
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Use of audio-visual material Email to communicate with the students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1044
Laboratory Work130.5
Reading Assigment100.4
Project150.6
Written assigments120.5
Exams20.1
Total1566
Student Assessment
Description
The evaluation is based on two written projects that are being carried out during the semester and presented in power point or poster (40%), and on written final exams (60%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κωσταρίδου-Ευκλείδη, Α. (2011). Γνωστική ψυχολογία: Από την αναπαράσταση της γνώσης στο θυμικό και στη δράση. Αθήνα: Πεδίο.
Additional bibliography for study
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Last Update
04-11-2017