Social Psychology of Disability

Summer
Summer 2019 (First Session)
Olympia
Olympia
Daytime
Day
Freshman-Senior
Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
2
Credits per quarter

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Social Psychology of Disability (SPoD) will cover introductory social psychology concepts applied to people with disabilities (PWD) in society. We will read  The Social Psychology of Disability by Dana Dunn and explore concepts through lecture, videos, and discussions. Students will write weekly papers and learn how to write in APA format. Our learning objectives include understanding of Social Psychology Concepts including:

  • Social Psychology as Science
  • Social Cognition
  • Thinking About People & Perceiving the Self and Others
  • Self-Concept, Gender, and Dispositions
  • Attitudes/Social Behavior/Persuasion
  • Cognitive Dissonance
  • Attitude Change
  • Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience
  • Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination
  • Group Dynamics and Intergroup Conflict
  • Prosocial Behavior
  • Effects of Schemas
  • Confirmation Biases
  • Attribution Errors
2

Credits per quarter

Fields of study: 
Online learning:
  • No Required Online Learning - No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional.
Freshman-Senior
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
Daytime

Scheduled for: Day

Final schedule and room assignments:

First meeting:

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm
SEM 2 A2107 - Seminar

Located in: Olympia