SRJC_F10_Syllabus - General Psychology Psych 1A 2563 Fall...

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General Psychology Psych 1A 2563 Fall 2010 Instructor: Kerri Hogue, Ph.D. E-mail: Class Time: TTH 1:30-3:00 Location: PC 692 Homepage: Required Texts: Gazzaniga, M. S., Heatherton, T. F., & Halpern, D. F. (2010). Psychological Science 3e . W. W. Norton. New York. ISBN-10: 0393931196 Student Resources: this website will provide you with study guides, quizzes, flash cards, tutorials, podcasts and more. You can also purchase the book as an ebook with the full content for half of the price at this site. Course Advisories: SRJC minimum English standards. Course Description: This course will provide an introduction to the discipline of psychology. The background, methodology, and important findings from major sub-areas of psychology will be covered. These areas include: the foundations of psychology, physiology, life-span development, states of consciousness, learning, memory, thinking, intelligence, motivation, emotion, personality, and social behavior among others. You will be encouraged to think critically and engage in class discussions about the topics covered. Course Requirements: There will be three in-class exams, class participation, a final exam and a research paper. Late Work: All assignments are due on the dates listed on the syllabus at the beginning of that day’s class period. Assignments must be handed to me personally (unless otherwise noted). Any assignment handed in any time after the start of class will immediately have one grade dropped from it. Any assignment that is more than 24 hours late will not be graded and will receive a zero for the assignment. Make-ups: There will be no make-ups given for any reason during the semester. To account for illness, etc EVERYONE’S lowest exam grade will be dropped. Therefore, if you miss an exam the zero points that you receive will be dropped and your grades for the other 2 in-class exams will be kept. If you do not miss any exams then your lowest score of the three in-class exams will
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2010 for the course PSYCH 1A taught by Professor Kerrihogue during the Fall '10 term at Santa Rosa.

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