100W Spring 2010 Syllabus

100W Spring 2010 Syllabus - San Jose State University...

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San Jose State University Psychology Department PSYCHOLOGY 100W Section 3 – Monday, 1800-2045 Dr. Tina Camagna Foley Spring 2010 OFFICE LOCATION : DMH 232 OFFICE HOURS: Mondays and Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. PHONE: 408.924.5607 E-MAIL: tina.foley@sjsu.edu WEBSITE: http://www.sjsu.edu/people/tina.foley PSYCHOLOGY LIBRARIAN: Bernd Becker 408.808.2348; bernd.becker@sjsu.edu CLASSROOM: DMH 347 PREREQUISITES: Passage of the Writing Skills Test (WST); upper division standing (60 units completed); completion of Core GE; grade of C or better in Eng 1B: Psyc 1; Stat 95 SJSU Studies Area Z Goals and Objectives: 1. Goals: Students will develop advanced proficiency in college-level writing and appropriate contemporary research strategies and methodologies to communicate effectively to both specialized and general audiences. Written Communication II should reinforce and advance the abilities developed in Written Communication 1A and 1B, and broaden and deepen these to include mastery of the discourse peculiar to the discipline in which the course is taught. 2. Student Learning: Students shall write complete essays that demonstrate college- level proficiency. Students shall be able to: refine the competencies established in Written Communication 1A and 1B; express (explain, analyze, develop and criticize) ideas effectively, including ideas encountered in multiple readings and expressed in different forms of discourse; organize and develop essays and documents for both professional and general audiences, including appropriate editorial standards for citing primary and secondary sources. Courses to meet Areas R, S, and V of SJSU Studies must be taken from three different departments or distinct academic units. Learning Objectives: This is a course in writing for the Psychology major; however, it is also an upper division GE course. As such, this course has a variety of features and student learning goals: 1. Students will develop proficiency at using databases (e.g., PSYCINFO, MEDLINE) to locate empirical research and research review articles in an area of psychology. 2.
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