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S10_intro_history_themes - Psychology 20: Course Syllabus...

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Psychology 20: Course Syllabus Spring 2010 Instructor: Melody Goldman, M.S. Email: Melody.Goldman@gmail.com Office and hrs: Room 4602 James Hall. M, W 11:00 to 11:30 AM Text : Parke, R.D., and Gauvain, M. (2007). CHILD PSYCHOLOGY: A Contemporary Viewpoint with LifeMAP CD-ROM and PowerWeb, Seventh Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill. Available for purchase in Bookstore (Instructor Samuel) or earlier used edition. Course Description: This course is designed to provide the student with a comprehensive overview of infant and child psychology from a theoretical and scientific perspective.
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Fall 2009 Grading: Exams: There will be two exams, a midterm and a final. Each exam will be worth 30% of the final grade. Together, the midterm and the final comprise 60% of the final grade. The final exam will not be cumulative: Only material covered after the midterm exam will be included. Quizzes: There will be 3 in-class quizzes , covering lecture material, required readings, videos and any other supplemental material provided. The lowest quiz grade will be dropped. Each quiz will be worth 20% of the final grade. Extra Credit Paper: A 5-page typed paper in APA format will be considered for extra credit. Each student submitting an extra credit paper will observe a child (of any age including early adolescence), and discuss their individual biological, cognitive and socio-emotional development using theories discussed in class. Further information after midterm.
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