SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
PSYC 001( Sect 1) LECTURE
M/W 7.30am to 8.45am
FACULTY: DR. SHARVARI DIXIT
Thursday 9.00am to 11.00am
(or by appointment if urgent)
DMH Room 310
(408) 924 5613
not regularly checked.
I PREFER EMAIL: Sharvari.Dixit@sjsu.edu
(PLEASE put your course and section number in the subject line. Do not send any attachments
via email, no credit will be given.)
Textbook: Psychology Core Concepts
Authors: Zimbardo, Johnson,
McCann. Publishers Allyn and Bacon.
Materials and Forms:
You will need to purchase a set of
#882-E Scantron Forms, and keep them
with you for tests.
Use only standard #2 pencils on this form.
This is the address for my Faculty Website. This site contains information about
the course, the assignments, notes, reviews etc, and you are responsible for
viewing it regularly. I will also include specific announcements from time to time.
When you go to this website, please click COURSES on top of the page, and find
Student Learning Objectives
(Area D1 GE requirements)
Students will be able to identify and analyze the social dimension of society as a
context for human life, the processes of social change and social continuity, the role
of human agency in those processes, and the forces that engender social cohesion
Students will be able to place contemporary developments in cultural, historical,
environmental, and spatial contexts.
Students will be able to identify the dynamics of ethnic, cultural, gender/sexual, age-
based, class, regional, national, transnational, and global identities and the
similarities, differences, linkages, and interactions between them.
Students will be able to evaluate social science information, draw on different points
of view, and formulate applications appropriate to contemporary social issues.
Students will be able to recognize the interactions of social institutions, culture, and
environment with the behavior of individuals.