CPSY102 Syllabus F2017 MACKENZIE.pdf - CPSY 102 Sec 110 F2017(MacKenzie Faculty of Arts Department of Psychology CPSY 102 Introduction to Psychology I

CPSY102 Syllabus F2017 MACKENZIE.pdf - CPSY 102 Sec 110...

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CPSY 102, Sec 110, F2017 (MacKenzie) Page 1 of 7 Faculty of Arts, Department of Psychology CPSY 102 - Introduction to Psychology I Fall 2017 Mondays 6:30 9:30pm, ENG LG14 | Section 110 Instructor : Dr. Meagan MacKenzie Email: [email protected] Office : JOR 917 (Jorgenson Hall) Office Hours : Wednesdays 2:00 3:00pm, or by appointment Telephone : 416.979.5000, ext. 7108 (If there is no answer, please email me) Email : Please be considerate of the number of times you contact me. Only Ryerson e-mail accounts are to be used for communication between faculty and students. You must consult D2L and/or refer to the Course Outline before contacting me with questions. Students can expect a response to a legitimate inquiry within 48 hours, not including weekends. If you don’t receive a reply in this time period, please re -send your message . The course code (CPSY102) should appear in the subject-line of all e-mails, to prevent messages from being discarded as spam. E-mail should not be used as a mechanism to receive private tutorials (especially prior to tests) or to explain material that was covered in lectures you missed. Website : D2L at Lecture notes will be posted before class. Designation : Professionally Related Length : One semester Type : Lecture (3 hours) Anti-requisites : PSY 11, PSY 105 Calendar Course Description: This course introduces students to psychology, the scientific study of behaviour and cognition, by examining the basic principles of psychology and their application to everyday experience. The course surveys some core areas of psychology including research methods, biological bases of behaviour, sensation and perception, memory, and cognition. Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes: 1. to introduce students to psychology and its sub-specialities 2. to make students aware of the scientific nature of the study of behaviour 3. to acquaint students with the multiplicity and interplay of factors involved in the explanation of any behaviour 4. to demonstrate to students the relevance of psychological principles to professional life 5. to prepare students for more in- depth study of psychology’s sub -specialities in subsequent courses 6. to enhance students’ ability to critically evaluate psychological research findings reported in popular media and in academic sources 7. to familiarise students with the process of psychological research, through direct experience as a research participant
CPSY 102, Sec 110, F2017 (MacKenzie) Page 2 of 7 Course Website: This course will use D2L Brightspace; specifically, abridged lecture overviews will be posted on D2L each week, before class. To access D2L, please go to *All documents posted on the course website are the property of the instructor and are not to be posted elsewhere on the web or distributed without the consent of Dr. MacKenzie.

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