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Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Turkish, English, Romanian

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Beginner Level

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Turkish, English, Romanian

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Interdependent & Independent Actions + Empirical Expectations

13 videos (Total 48 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
13 videos
1.13m
1.24m
1.35m
1.42m
1.55m
1.64m
Introduction to Empirical Expectations1m
2.13m
2.24m
2.33m
2.42m
2.54m
7 readings
What makes a behavior independent versus interdependent?2m
What is a custom?4m
How do the concepts of interdependent and independent behavior apply in the wild?4m
What are social expectations?1m
What are empirical expectations?1m
How do unilateral and multilateral expectations relate to imitation and coordination?6m
What is a descriptive norm?4m
2 practice exercises
Quiz #1: Independent and Interdependent Behavior16m
Quiz #2: Empirical Expectations16m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Normative Expectations + Personal Normative Beliefs

9 videos (Total 30 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
3.13m
3.23m
3.34m
3.42m
Introduction to Personal Normative Beliefs1m
4.15m
4.25m
4.32m
6 readings
What are Normative Expectations?10m
Sanctions10m
Reference Network Dependence10m
Non-Prudential Personal Normative Beliefs10m
Personal Normative Beliefs vs. Normative Expectations10m
Attitudes vs. Personal Normative Beliefs10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 3: Normative Expectations16m
Quiz 4: Personal Normative Beliefs16m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Conditional Preferences + Social Norms

11 videos (Total 43 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
5.14m
5.24m
5.33m
5.45m
Introduction to Social Norms1m
6.13m
6.26m
6.32m
6.46m
6.53m
4 readings
What makes a preference a conditional preference?6m
What is a social norm?6m
How do sanctions relate to social norms?5m
How can we diagnose a collective practice?2m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 5: Conditional Preferences16m
Quiz 6: Social Norms16m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Pluralistic Ignorance + Measuring Norms

12 videos (Total 90 min), 9 readings, 3 quizzes
12 videos
7.16m
7.23m
7.36m
Introduction to Measuring Norms2m
8.17m
8.217m
8.315m
8.413m
8.58m
8.64m
Closing1m
9 readings
What is Pluralistic Ignorance?10m
Whether We are Facing Pluralistic Ignorance is an Empirical Question10m
Possibilities for Tackling Pluralistic Ignorance10m
Measurement: From the Lab to the Field10m
Hypotheticals and Belief-Expectation Manipulation10m
Measuring Beliefs and Expectations10m
Measuring Social Conditionality of Preference10m
Limits of Traditional Surveys and Solutions10m
Vignettes10m
3 practice exercises
Quiz 7: Pluralistic Ignorance16m
Quiz 8A: Measuring Norms, Part 116m
Quiz 8B: Measuring Norms, Part 216m
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Top reviews from Social Norms, Social Change I

By PEMar 6th 2019

This course will open your eyes to different behavioural patterns that human engage in, teach how about the suppossed mudane but important things in our society and also how to carry out a research.

By JCAug 5th 2019

Achei o curso muito interessante e importante para entender a minha area de trabalho com certeza abso;uta irei implementar os conhecimentos adquiridos e estou pronta para entrar na 2 parte do curso

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Cristina Bicchieri

S. J. Patterson Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics
Department of Philosophy

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