PSYCHOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course is designed to provide students with the theoretical concepts and practical skills necessary for an understanding of the principal methods of communication, and their meaning.
Course contents summary
o Psychology: definition and historical outline
o The principal cognitive functions
o Communications within a group
o Communications, linguistic and social skills
o Verbal communication and metacommunication
o Styles of communication and assertivity
Saginario M.G., Elementi di Psicologia della Comunicazione, Santa Croce, Parma, 2008,
Di Giovanni Parisio, Psicologia della Comunicazione, Zanichelli, Bologna, 2007
Frontal lessons, with lecture-hall discussions and exercises amongst the students. Includes the use of audiovisual material.