Intro Syllabus - Fall 2007 (010)

Intro Syllabus - Fall 2007 (010) - Psychology 100...

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Psychology 100 Introduction to Psychology Professor: Carrie V. Smith, Ph.D. Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday Office: 432 Wolf Hall Time: 10:10-11:00am Office Phone: 831-1511 Location: Wolf 100 Office Hours: T 11-12, Th 1-3 or by appointment Email: cvsmith@psych.udel.edu Teaching Assistant: Andrew Carroll Email: Carrolla@psych.udel.edu Office Hours: W 2:30-4:00pm Location: McKinly 110 E Course Textbook : Passer, M. W. & Smith, R. E. - Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behavior (3 rd Edition) (McGraw-Hill) Course Website: www.udel.edu/mycourses Additional Materials : Calcomp Clicker (See the course website for additional information) Overview : In this course, you will be introduced to the general area of psychology. As you will soon see, the field of psychology involves more than just brain anatomy and mental illness. In addition to learning about various topics in psychology, you will also become familiar with its methods, its history, and its theories. The course will provide a strong foundation for those pursuing majors in psychology but will also be an interesting introduction to the field for those in other fields (e.g., pre- law, medicine, business, English, social work). Evaluation: As a professor that encourages student autonomy, you will decide on one of two grading schemes. There are pros and cons to each and it is up to you to decide which appeals to you. Below are descriptions of the two ways in which you can be evaluated. Exams You will take 3 exams over the course of the semester. All exams will be multiple-choice and each will be worth 50 points, for a total of 150 possible points. The exams will not be cumulative per se, but you will need to be familiar with concepts taught throughout the course. Exam material will come from both class lectures and the textbook. No make-up exams will be given without a valid doctor’s excuse, court documentation, or note from the university administration regarding an approved absence (e.g., athletic competition) or death in the family. It is the responsibility of the student to contact me no less than one week prior to the exam in the case of court appearance or approved university absence to make arrangements. It is the
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Intro Syllabus - Fall 2007 (010) - Psychology 100...

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