General Psychology (013 Primary education)

Type: Normative

Department: preschool and primary education




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132Professor Halian Оlena


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Course description

1. Requirements of the educational program:
The study of the educational discipline “General psychology” involves the mastering of the acquirers:

a) general competencies: the ability for interpersonal interaction, teamwork, communication with representatives of other professional groups of different levels; the ability to make effective decisions in professional activities and a responsible attitude to duties, motivating people to achieve a common goal; the ability to learn, master modern knowledge and apply knowledge in practical situations;

b) professional competences: the ability to manage one’s own emotional states, to establish a constructive and partnership interaction with the participants of the educational process, to form the motivation of primary education students to study and to organize their cognitive activities; the ability to convey information, ideas, problems, solutions, own experience to specialists and non-specialists and argue them on the basis of partnership interaction in the conditions of an elementary school.

2. Expected learning outcomes
After studying the academic discipline, the applicant will: know the laws and regularities of the mental life of an individual, its individual properties, mechanisms of motivation for activity and the specifics of the development of the cognitive and emotional sphere of a person, apply them in practical situations; understand the importance of providing psychological support to individuals and groups; make psychologically justified decisions in situations of future professional activity; organize (model) constructive and partner interaction, teamwork based on the psychology of communication and groups, use basic communication techniques; to plan (design) the educational process taking into account the peculiarities of the mental development of the individual; use mental health self-preservation practices, conscious emotional response.

Recommended Literature

Basic literature

Dutkevich T. General psychology. Theoretical course. Kyiv: Center for Educational Literature, 2019. 388 p.
Moskalets V. General psychology: a textbook. Kyiv: Lira-K, 2020. 564 p.
Savchyn M. General psychology: textbook. Kyiv: Akademiya, 2018. 344 p.
Stolyarenko O. Personality psychology. Kyiv: Center for Educational Literature, 2019. 280 p.

Supporting literature:

Bunyak N. General psychology: lectures. Ternopil: TNTU, 2017. 300 p.
Vasyanovych H. Fundamentals of psychology. Kyiv: Pedagogical thought, 2012. 114 p.
Vary M. General psychology. 3rd ed. Kyiv: Center for Educational Literature, 2009. 1007 p.
General psychology / S. Maksimenko (ed.). Vinnytsia: Nova Kniga, 2004. 704 p.
Myasoid P. General psychology. 3rd ed. Kyiv: Higher School, 2004. 487 p.
Sergeenkova O., Stolyarchuk O., Kokhanova O., Pasieka O. General psychology. Kyiv: Center for Educational Literature, 2012. 296 p.
Prykhodko Yu., Yurchenko V. Psychological dictionary-reference. Kyiv: Caravela, 2020. 418 p.
Shapar V. Modern explanatory psychological dictionary. Kharkiv: Prapor, 2007. 640 p.