Motivation and Emotion

2019-2020

Course Objective

This course is designed to help students develop an understanding of the
concepts, methods and research findings central to the study motivation
and emotions.

Course Content

Everyone knows that motivation and emotions are important, but how
exactly do they function in human behavior? This course provides a
comprehensive overview of both historical and recent developments in
(social) psychological research on motivation and emotions. The course
is designed to help students develop an understanding of the concepts,
methods and research findings central to the study motivation and
emotions. The course consists of different forms of tuition (i. e.,
lectures, class discussions, and peer-based learning) and requires an
active participation and preparation of students. Moreover, during the
course students will design and propose an empirical study in the area
of motivation or emotion.

Teaching Methods

Lectures and discussion.

Method of Assessment

Research proposal; class discussion questions; individual research
presentations.

Literature

Approximately four empirical journal articles per lecture. Additional
independent research and reading will be required in preparation for the
research proposal.

General Information

Course Code P_MMOTEMO
Credits 6 EC
Period P5
Course Level 400
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Fac. of Behavioural and Movement Science
Course Coordinator dr. F. Righetti
Examiner dr. F. Righetti
Teaching Staff dr. F. Righetti

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Teaching Methods Lecture