Psychology of Professional Activity

Major: Psychology
Code of subject: 6.053.02.E.101
Credits: 4.00
Department: Theoretical and Applied Psychology
Lecturer: Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Professor Olena Albertivna
Semester: 7 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Learning outcomes: - know the psychological structure of professional activity and psychological mechanisms of its formation; ways of establishing harmony between labor subject and professional activities; dynamics of professionally important personality traits; psychophysiological structure of abilities and skills, aimed at professional solution of problems in optimal and extreme conditions, and factors that determine the stability and dynamics of this structure; the structure of values and motives of work, patterns of formation and reorganization of the structure; structure of functional states of an employee and dynamics of a person’s efficiency and means of control; interrelation of individual peculiarities, industrial relations and mental conditions as a factor in the success and safety; ways and means of activating mental functions at work; - be able to increase with psychological means productivity, influence the changes in the structure of an employee’s motives; observe the functional state of the work subject, take into account the physiological peculiarities of the work process and promote their activation; diagnose the level and peculiarities of the employee’s efficiency.
Required prior and related subjects: - General Psychology; - Personality Psychology.
Summary of the subject: Methodological and theoretical problems of labor psychology. The history and background of the formation of the science. The concept of an ergatic system "man - work - professional environment." Psychological issues of professional training. Development of the work subject. The problem of formation of individual work styl. Development of the professional identity. Psychophysiological foundations of work. Psychological aspects of improving employability of the employee. Professional and personal identity. Psychology of professions. Profesiography and its purpose. Organization of works. Socio-psychological problems of studying production teams. Psychological aspects of social and labor rehabilitation of sick and disabled people. Psychology of labor safety.
Assessment methods and criteria: - current control (40%): written reports of practical work, oral questioning; - final control (60%, examination): the maximum score - 100 points.
Recommended books: 1. Баклицький І.О. Психологія праці: підручник / І.О. Баклицький. – 2-е вид., перероб. і доп. – К.: Знання, 2008. – 655 с. 2. Зеер Э.Ф. Психология профессионального развития / Э. Ф. Зеер. – М.: Академия, 2009. – 240 с. 3. Климов Е.А. Психология профессионального самоопределения: Учебное пособие для студ. высш. пед. учеб. заведений / Е.А. Климов. – М.: Издательский центр «Академия», 2004. – 304 с. 4. Мазяр О.В. , Кириченко В.В. Психологія праці : модульний курс : навчальний посібник. – Житомир : Вид-во ЖДУ ім. І. Франка, 2014. – 190 с. 5. Підготовка до професійного навчання і праці (психолого-педагогічні основи): навчально-методичний посібник / [За ред. Г.О. Балла, П.С. Перепелиці, В.В. Рибалки]. – К.: Наукова думка, 2000. – 188 с.