WIN2020105OutlineRevised.doc - The G Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education Welcome to CPSY105 Perspectives in Psychology(Section 1J0 Winter 2020

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The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education Welcome to CPSY105 Perspectives in Psychology (Section 1J0) Winter 2020 Instructor Location and Time Sarah Radtke, Ph.D. Tuesday 6:30-9:30pm Advising Location: Chang School, 1st floor Classroom: VIC501 By appointment Office hours: TBA Email: [email protected] The Chang School Hours Monday to Thursday 8:15am 6:45pm Friday 8:15am 4:30pm Saturday 8:30am 12:00pm What is this course about? This course introduces students to psychology by exploring several viewpoints within the discipline, such as the biological, behaviourist/learning, cognitive, and psychodynamic perspectives. The emphasis is on examining the how these perspectives have influenced our understanding of how people act, think, and feel, and the contributions that each has made to psychology as a discipline. PSY 105 is not available for credit to students who choose PSY 102. LL Lect: 3 hrs. Antirequisite: PSY 102, Restriction: EC001, EC003. GPA Weight: 1.00. Billing Units: 1 This course is designated as a lower level Liberal Studies course. Liberal studies courses always have the designation (LL) or (UL) in their course description in the Ryerson Calendar. Courses not identified as either (LL) or (UL) are NOT Liberal Studies courses and will not be used towards the fulfillment of a Liberal Studies Requirement for graduation purposes. Please note that certain courses listed in Table A and Table B, due to their close relation to the professional fields, cannot be taken for Liberal Studies credit by students in some programs. A list of these programs and the restricted courses is provided in Table A Lower Level Restrictions and Table B Upper Level Restrictions in the Ryerson calendar.
What essentials do I need for this course? Textbook, Webpage, and Ryerson email A) 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 examination is 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).

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