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PSYC 100 Course Introduction
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Basics… Meeting Information: MW 2:00-3:20pm, SGM 101 Instructor: Ann Renken, Ph.D. Office: SGM 529 Office hours: MW 10:00am-12:00pm Email for appointments from 12:30-1:30 MW, or Thurs at 11:30am or 2pm. Email: arenken @ usc .edu
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Required Textbook Lillienfeld, S., Lynn, S., Namy, L. & Woolf, N. (2009). Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding . Boston, MA: Pearson Education. Deciding if you want MyPsychLab Preview: www.mypsychlab.com
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Grading Two Midterm Exams 400 points total Final Exam 250 points Discussion 150 points 800 points possible
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Exams Two midterms, all multiple choice, of approximately 70 items. 85-90% of questions are on topics covered in lecture, but could be from the text’s discussion of them. Some questions will cover facts or definitions: A true _____________ allows cause and effect determinations to be made. (A) correlation (B) experiment (C) naturalistic observation (D) survey (E) all of the above
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More than half of questions are applied : Two examples of applied questions: 1. Which research method would be highest in external validity? (A) Observe children’s aggression on a playground without them knowing it. (B) Have children complete surveys about how they
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2009 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor Madigan during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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