CLASS–XII (2017-18)

(THEORY)

One Theory Paper                                                                                                      Marks: 70

Psychology, Self and Society              

Units

 

Period

Weightage in Marks

I

Variations in Psychological Attributes

20

9

II

Self and Personality

24

10

III

Meeting Life Challenges

14

7

IV

Psychological Disorders

24

10

V

Therapeutic Approaches

20

7

VI

Attitude and Social Cognition

20

8

VII

Social Influence and Group Processes

22

7

VIII

Psychology and Life

13

6

IX

Developing Psychological Skills

13

6

 

Total

170

70

 

Unit-I: Variations in Psychological Attributes

The topics in this unit are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Individual Differences in Human Functioning
  3. Assessment of Psychological Attributes
  4. Intelligence
  5. Theories of Intelligence
    1. Theory of Multiple Intelligence
    2. Triarchic Theory of Intelligence
    3. Planning, Attention-arousal, and Simultaneous successive Model of Intelligence
  6. Individual Differences in Intelligence
    1. Variations of Intelligence
  7. Culture and Intelligence
  8. Emotional Intelligence
  9. Special Abilities
    1. Aptitude: Nature and Measurement
  10. Creativity

Unit-II Self and Personality

The topics in this unit are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Self and Personality
  3. Concept of Self
  4. Cognitive and Behavioural Aspects of Self
    1. Self-esteem, Self-efficacy and Self-regulation
  5. Culture and Self
  6. Concept of Personality
  7. Major Approaches to the Study of Personality
    1. Type Approaches
    2. Trait Approaches
    3. Psychodynamic Approach
    4. Behavioural Approach
    5. Cultural Approach
    6. Humanistic Approach
  8. Assessment of Personality
    1. a) Self-report Measures
    2. b) Projective Techniques
    3. c) Behavioural Analysis

Unit-III: Meeting Life Challenges

The topics in this unit are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Nature, Types and Sources of Stress
  3. Effects of Stress on Psychological Functioning and Health
    1. Stress and Health
    2. General Adaptation Syndrome
    3. Stress and Immune System
    4. Lifestyle
  4. Coping with Stress
    1. Stress Management Techniques
  5. Promoting Positive Health and Well-being
    1. Life Skills

Unit-IV: Psychological Disorders

The topics in this unit are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Concepts of abnormality and psychological Disorders
  3. Classification of Psychological Disorders
  4. Factors Underlying Abnormal Behaviour
  5. Major Psychological Disorders
    1. Anxiety Disorders
    2. Somatoform Disorders
    3. Dissociative Disorders
    4. Mood Disorders
    5. Schizophrenic Disorders
    6. Behavioural and Developmental Disorders
    7. Substance-use Disorders

Unit-V: Therapeutic Approaches

The topics in this unit are:

  1. Nature and process of psychotherapy
    1. Therapeutic relationship
  2. Types of therapies
    1. Psychodynamic Therapy
    2. Behaviour Therapy
    3. Cognitive Therapy
    4. Humanistic-existential Therapy
    5. Biomedical Therapy
    6. Alternative Therapies
  3. Rehabilitation of the Mentally Ill

Unit-VI: Attitude And Social Cognition

The topics in this unit are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Explaining Social Behaviour
  3. Nature and Components of Attitudes
  4. Attitude Formation and Change
    1. Attitude Formation
    2. Attitude Change
    3. Attitude-Behaviour Relationship
  5. Prejudice and Discrimination
  6. Strategies for Handling Prejudice
  7. Social Cognition
  8. Schemas and Stereotypes
  9. Impression Formation and Explaining
  10. Behaviour of Others through Attributions
    1. Impression Formation
    2. Attribution of Causality
  11. Behaviour in the Presence of Others
  12. Pro-social Behaviour
    1. Factors Affecting Pro-social Behaviour

Unit-VII: Social Influence And Group Processes

The topics in this unit are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Nature and Formation of Groups
  3. Type of Groups
  4. Influence of Group on Individual Behaviour
    1. Social Loafing
    2. Group Polarisation
  5. Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience
  6. Cooperation and Competition
    1. Determinants of Cooperation and Competition
  7. Social Identity
  8. Intergroup Conflict: Nature and Causes
  9. Conflict Resolution Strategies

 

Unit-VIII: Psychology and Life

The topics in this unit are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Human-Environment Relationship
    1. Different Views of the Human-Environment Relationship
  3. Environmental Effects on Human Behaviour
    1. Human Influence on the Environment
    2. Noise
    3. Pollution
    4. Crowding
    5. Natural Disasters
  4. Promoting Pro-environmental Behaviour
  5. Psychology and Social Concerns
    1. Poverty and Discrimination
    2. Aggression, Violence, and Peace
    3. Mahatma Gandhi on Non-violence
    4. Health
    5. Impact of Television on Behaviour

 

Unit-IX: Developing Psychological Skills

The topics in this unit are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Developing as an effective Psychologist
  3. General Skills
  4. Observational Skills
  5. Specific Skills
    1. Communication Skills
    2. Psychological Testing Skills
  6. Interviewing Skills
  7. Counselling Skills

 

Practicals 30 Marks

  1. Development of case profile:
    Using appropriate methods like, interview, observation and psychological tests.
  2. Test administration:
    Students are required to administer and interpret five tests.
  3. In Practical examination, the student will be required to administer and interpret two psychological tests.

Distribution of Marks:

  1. Practical File 10 Marks
  2. Viva Voce (Case profile and practical) 05 Marks
  3. Two practicals (5 for conduction and 10 for reporting). 15 Marks           

 

QUESTION PAPER DESIGN 2017-18
SOCIOLOGY                                                             Code No. 039                                                       CLASS-XI
TIME: 3 Hours                                                                                                                              Max. Marks: 70
S.No Typology of Questions Learning outcomes and Testing Competencies Learning checks (LC) (1 Mark) Very Short Answer (VSA) (2 Marks) Short Answer -I (SA-I) (3 Marks) Short Answer -II (SAII) (4 Marks) Long Answer (LA) (6 Marks) Total Marks Weig htag e
1 Remembering- (Knowledge based Simple recall questions, to know specific facts, terms, concepts, principles, or theories, Identify, define, or recite, information)
  • Reasoning
  • Analytical Skills
  • Critical Thinking Skills etc.
3 2 - 2 1 21 30%
2 Understanding- (Comprehension –to be familiar with meaning and to understand conceptually, interpret, compare, contrast,  explain, paraphrase, or interpret information) - 4 1 1 1 21 30%
3 Application  - (Use abstract information in concrete situation, to apply knowledge to new situations, Use given content to interpret a situation, provide an example, or solve a problem) 3 - 1 2 - 14 20%
4 High Order Thinking  Skills (Analysis & Synthesis- Classify, compare, contrast, or differentiate between different pieces of information, Organize and/or integrate unique pieces of information from a variety of sources) 4 - 1 - - 07 10%
5 Evaluation - (Appraise, judge, and/or justify the value or worth of a  decision or outcome, or to predict outcomes based    on values) - - 1 1 - 07 10%
  TOTAL 10x1= 10 6x2=12 4x3=12 6x4=24 2x6=12 70(28) 100%

                                                          


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