Freelance Author: Psychology of Communication (m/f/d)
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Course Title: Psychology of Communication
Study Programme: Bachelor Applied Psychology
- History of communication psychology
- Communication terms, theories and models
- Types of communication and communication disorders (verbal, non-verbal, digital)
- Application fields of communication psychology
Psychology of persuasion
- Rationality versus intuition
- System 1 and System 2▪Social psychological studies on persuasion techniques
- Cialdini's 6 principles of persuasion
- What is nudging: Definition and ethical debate
- Psychology of persuasion in practice
- Remote and freelance contract
- Ability to develop your academic writing
- Guidelines and support from internal departments
- Opportunities to work on similar future projects
- Creating a course book and reading list (130-180 pages) from an existing module description
- Creating various assessment types
- A completed academic degree and profile (Master or PhD) related to the subject area
- Industry experience and/or previous experience developing course materials is advantageous
For your application to be considered please submit the following documents (in English and in a single .pdf file):
- Tailored CV and Cover Letter (including your earliest start date)
- An independent writing sample (3-5 pages) related to one of the topics listed under ‘Course Content’
- Academic Transcripts
We look forward to receiving your application.
For questions please contact Dr Cameron Werner (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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