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Introduction to Psychology Syllabus, Summer 2019 1 Course Syllabus PSY 140 Introduction to Psychology Summer 2019 July 8 to August 12, 2019 Instructor: Dr. Robin Musselman Email: [email protected] Your success in this class is important to me. Please read through the syllabus carefully . While I don’t have office hours scheduled during the summer, I am available to meet with you via Zoom. To arrange a meeting, please email me. In this online course, email is my preferred method of communication. I will get back to you within 24 hours. This is a condensed course, with 5 weeks allocated for the course. We will be covering one chapter every three days with all final work due on June 24. It is critical that you stay on schedule throughout the session. If you have any questions about course requirements, please ask as soon as possible. Required Materials: In addition to the textbook, you have assignments on Canvas (Modules). Wade, C., Tavris, C., Sommers, S., & Shin, L. (2017). Invitation to Psychology, 7e . New York: Pearson. Revel: You are required to purchase the Revel version of Wade, Tavris, Sommers, and Shin, Invitation to Psychology, 7e for this course. I will assign reading, writing, and other homework activities in Revel. Online Instant Access: If you decide not to purchase Revel from the bookstore, you can purchase Revel access online and there is also a temporary free access available. You will access your textbook when you start the course through Canvas (the LCCC learning management system). There is a Supplement to this syllabus with further directions for accessing REVEL and using the REVEL app. Course Description: This introductory course will provide students with an overview of the current body of knowledge and methods of the
2 Introduction to Psychology Syllabus, Summer 2019 science of psychology. With an emphasis on the scientific method and critical thinking, this course focuses on the biological, cognitive, developmental, social and personality, and mental and physical health pillars of the discipline. Throughout the course an emphasis will be placed on cultural and social diversity, ethics, and the application of psychology to diverse human endeavors and the students' ability to recognize and cope with uncertainty and ambiguity in human behavior. Course Objectives: 1. Demonstrate a knowledge base in psychology that addresses the breadth and diversity of psychology as a hub science. 2. Discern differences between personal views and scientific evidence concerning psychological phenomena obtained from research, the general public, and the media. 3. Articulate the personal relevance of course material, including an understanding of the importance of ethics and social responsibility in a diverse world. College Learning Competencies: LCCC has college-wide student learning competencies that are integrated throughout the curriculum and student life. This course will integrate the college learning competencies to Think critically Analyze human diversity Apply scientific reasoning Understanding this course:

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