HSP376 Sociology of Personalities and Small Groups

Code HSP376
Name Sociology of Personalities and Small Groups
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Social Science
Academic staff Gunārs Ozolzīle, Valerijs Kuņickis, Laila Girsova
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation This subject gives the theoretical basis of microsociological-process, as well as helps to develop skills in personal and small group interaction optimization. This subject studies personality in place of the modern socium, the latest trends of mall groups, structure and dynamics..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The object of this subject is to acquire the necessary key micro-process optimization. During the time of this course students gain awareness of personal and small group functioning of the major trends in contemporary society. Students learn most used empirical methods for applied micro-process research.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Student must understand the process of microsociological-regularities, can discern and interpret the key trends of personality's socialization and integration. - Public case studies.
Understands the dynamics of small group, able to effectively participate in constructive decision-making process. - Group discussion.
Student knows how to make individual and group interview program as well as manage the interview. - Training Focus Group organization.
Understands the technique of the sociometrical and referentometrical methods. - Sociometrical / referentometrical survey program development.
Able to establish successful command parameters. - Sociological diagnosis of small groups.
Final assessment of study results. - Final test.
Course prerequisites Not required

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