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Psychology 2000 – Intro to Psychology Spring, 2008 Instructor : Jennifer Knapp, M.A. Office : 211 Audubon Hall 578-4096 E-mail: [email protected] . Class : 100 Dodson, 6:10-9:00 M Office Hours : 11:00-12:00 MWF, and by appointment TA’s Office Hours: T Th 12:10-1:40 in 224 Audubon Hall Text : Huffman, K. Psychology in Action, 8 th edition. The purpose of this course is to provide students with a foundation in psychology. Students can expect to become familiar with major theories and people, as well as some of the terminology used in psychology. Attendance: Attendance is expected and strongly encouraged. You are responsible for all the information presented in class. If you should miss a class, I recommend that you obtain notes from one of your classmates. I do not provide notes to students. Exams: There will be four exams in this course, with 50 items each (multiple choice). Be sure to be on time for the exams. Make-ups will be essay-format, and will only be given for university- approved excuses. It is your responsibility to contact me within 24 hours of the original exam in order to schedule a make-up . Make-up exams are essay format, regardless of reason for missing the original exam. Grading: Grades are based on the standard 10 point scale. A 100-90 B 89-80 C 79-70 D 69-60 F Below 60 95% of your grade will be the average of your four exam grades – NO EXAM WILL BE DROPPED . 5% of your grade will come from the research learning requirement. Research Learning Requirement The material you will learn in this course is the product of scientific research. The goal of the research learning requirement is to help you to gain knowledge about the process by which scientists attempt to understand human behavior. All students taking introductory psychology must complete a research learning requirement (
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