01Introduction - Motivation Instructor: Jutta Heckhausen...

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Unformatted text preview: Motivation Instructor: Jutta Heckhausen Teaching assistant: Jake Shane Syllabus see webpage http://eee.uci.edu/05f/50940 Purpose Acquire basic knowledge in motivational psychology Challenging course Actively participate in lecture Study assigned chapters in textbook No paper, but lots of reading Reading Jutta Heckhausen & Heinz Heckhausen Motivation and Action Lecture slides Active learning Active Learning – DifFcult But Possible in Large Class Not just listen Write questions/comments about reading Ask questions in class Participate in activities Use what you are learning Own experience Cooperate Provide feedback to instructor and TA Lecture Notes Lecture notes on webpage Updated Tuesday night Print out notes and bring to class or bring your laptop (but…) Take own notes!!! In-Class Activities: Mini-Quiz Six questions about last week ʼ s lectures On slide Students answer on paper with question number and response Counts for 30% of the Fnal grade In-Class Activities: Think-Pair-Share Technique (1) Instructor poses question (2) Students think and write (3) Students pair up with one or two neighbors (4) Instructor calls on students to share their answers Out-of-Class Activity: Reading Do your reading AFTER you attended the lecture on the same topic Use questions provided at the end of each chapter to guide your reading Write 4 questions about the reading each week Discuss you questions at the discussion sections with TA and other students Use questions provided at the end of each chapter to guide studying for the midterm and Fnal exam Use study guides to prepare for exams Out-of-Class Activity: Discussion Sections TA runs weekly discussion sections Lecture Reading Students responsibility Identify unclear concepts from lecture Raise questions about the reading Debate different viewpoints Grading and Exams Total of 100% plus 5 pts extra credit 30% midterm exam 30% Fnal exam 30% mini-quizzes (6 quizzes of 8 x 6 questions, worst or missing 2 quizzes are dropped) 10% reading-based questions 5 pts extra credit Exams 40 multiple-choice questions (1 pt each) 5 short-essay questions (4 pts each) Midterm about Frst 5 sessions of lecture and reading ¡inal about sessions 7 to 10, plus some general knowledge Extra Credit Total of 5 points Participation in studies by Social Science Laboratory (5 pts) or Write summary and commentary of 2 to 5 pages about 2 articles cited in the textbook (5 pts) Schedule of Topics and Reading Assignments Week 1, September 29 Introduction to Course What is required? In-class and out-of-class activities Motivation and Action: Overview and general model Reading (after class) •...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course PSYCH Psy BEh 17 taught by Professor Susancharles during the Fall '10 term at UC Irvine.

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