SyllabusPSY101T

SyllabusPSY101T - COURSE SYLLABUS Introductory Psychology,...

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COURSE SYLLABUS Introductory Psychology, Section T (PSY 101 T) Fall 2010 Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 3:00 – 3:50, 225 NSC Instructor: Teaching Assistants: Dr. Ericka Simms Jessica Almonte Office: Park Hall 220 (primary TA for A–K students) Phone: 645-0183 Office: Park 306 E-mail: esimms@buffalo.edu E-mail: almonte3@buffalo.edu Office Hours: Mon. 11:30 – 12:30 Office Hours: Wed. 10:00 – 12:00 Wed. 4:00 – 4:45 or by appointment Fri. 11:30 – 12:30 or by appointment Timothy Pruitt (primary TA for L–Z students) Office: Park 215 Email: tapruitt@buffalo.edu Office Hours: Mon. 2:00 – 3:00, Fri. 11:00 – 12:00 or by appointment Required Materials: Textbook: Ciccarelli & White. (2009). Psychology (2nd ed.). Published by Pearson. Textbook Website Access available at mypsychlab.com: You must purchase access to the MyPsychLab web content to go along with the textbook. The textbook bundled with the MyPsychLab access code is available at the University Bookstore. Alternatively, you can purchase the textbook in electronic (e-book) form bundled with a MyPsychLab access code or you can purchase only a MyPsychLab access code and obtain the book used through alternate means—for these options, you will purchase access directly from the publisher (not the university bookstore). You must link your MyPsychLab to my class so that I will be able to give you credit for the work you do. The Class Name is PSY101TFall2010 and the Class ID is CM803366. For further information on the Textbook and MyPsychLab, see the handout on UB Learns. Course Overview and Objectives: This course is designed to provide you with a basic introduction to the diverse topics studied in the field of psychology, the scientific study of mental processes and behavior. Psychological areas introduced in this course include research methodology, behavioral neuroscience, sensation and perception, learning, developmental, thinking and language, memory, emotion, personality, abnormal, and social. This class will provide the opportunity to broaden your understanding of the science of psychology and to think critically about the application of psychology in everyday life. Material for this class will be presented both in class and in the textbook. Although there will be overlap, the class lectures will not merely repeat what you can read in the text, but will attempt to present you with a clearer understanding of the focal topics in the area, why these topics are considered important, and research/conclusions that psychologists have presented on the topics.
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- 2 - Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Identify the main content areas of psychology, the types of topics studied by psychologists in those areas, and the major empirical findings in those areas.
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