The G. Raymond Chang School of ContinuingEducationWelcome to CPSY105Perspectives in Psychology (Section 1J0)Winter 2020Instructor Location and TimeSarah Radtke, Ph.D.Tuesday 6:30-9:30pmAdvising Location: Chang School, 1st floorClassroom: VIC501By appointmentOffice hours: TBAEmail: [email protected]The Chang School HoursMonday to Thursday – 8:15am –6:45pmFriday – 8:15am – 4:30pmSaturday – 8:30am – 12:00pmWhat is this course about?This course introduces students to psychology by exploring several viewpoints within thediscipline, such as the biological, behaviourist/learning, cognitive, and psychodynamicperspectives. The emphasis is on examining the how these perspectives have influencedour understanding of how people act, think, and feel, and the contributions that each hasmade to psychology as a discipline. PSY 105 is not available for credit to students whochoose PSY 102.LLLect: 3 hrs. Antirequisite: PSY 102, Restriction: EC001, EC003. GPA Weight: 1.00. Billing Units: 1This course is designated as a lower level Liberal Studies course. Liberal studies coursesalways have the designation (LL) or (UL) in their course description in the RyersonCalendar. Courses not identified as either (LL) or (UL) are NOT Liberal Studies coursesand will not be used towards the fulfillment of a Liberal Studies Requirement forgraduation purposes.Please note that certain courses listed in Table A and Table B, due to their close relation tothe professional fields, cannot be taken for Liberal Studies credit by students in someprograms. A list of these programs and the restricted courses is provided in Table ALower Level Restrictions and Table B Upper Level Restrictions in the Ryerson calendar.
What essentials do I need for this course? Textbook, Webpage, and Ryerson emailA) Textbook: (2016). Perspectives in Psychology: Second Custom Edition, Gould, Boyes,Ogden, & Coomer. John Wiley & Sons. Note: Text will say “Dr. Will Huggon” on front, that is the text we use. B) Course webpage: my.ryerson.ca.C) Email: This course requires you to use your Ryerson email for communications with the course instructor. Using other email accounts puts you at risk of not receiving a response from your instructor.What makes up my grade in this course?“Students are expected to complete all assignments, tests, and exams within the time frames and by the dates indicated in this outline. Exemption or deferral of an assignment, term test, or final examinationis only permitted for a medical or personal emergency or due to religious observance (request must be received within the first two weeks of the course). The instructor must be notified by e-mail prior to the due date or test/exam date, or as soon as possible after the date, and the appropriate documentation must be submitted.”Test 1 (40%) Test 2 (30%) Final Exam(30%) Your understanding of the lecture and textbook materials will be assessed by three tests that contain multiple-choice questions and short answer. The final exam is not cumulative. The format of tests is the same (MC + short answer).