Syllabus Psyc231Spring11 to be adjusted for May make-up day[1]

Syllabus Psyc231Spring11 to be adjusted for May make-up day[1]

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Psychology 231-003 – Social Psychology, Spring 2011 Science Tech II Room 15 Instructor: Professor John Riskind E-mail jriskind@gmu.edu or jhriskind@gmail.com (as a backup ) Ofice: David King Hall 2043 Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:30pm-2:30pm (and by appointment if necessary) Texts You will need to purchase the following text. It’s available in the bookstore, but you may also order them it online bookstores, like Amazon or Half.com (they’re much cheaper). Aronson, Wilson, & Akert (2010). Social Psychology (7 th ed.). New York: Prentice Hall Course Goals This course provides an overview of issues, theory, and research in the field of social psychology. This class will discuss how social psychology applies to a variety of areas such as the legal system, economics, clinical psychology, and biology. My hope is that by the end of the course you’ll use what you learn in this course and apply it to every day situations. A second goal is to give a strong introduction into classic social psychology research and the modern research that is developed based off of these studies. To this end, I hope to share my love of research with the class. Grading Exams: four exams (lowest will be dropped! 90% Class pop quizzes (as necessary) 10 % Exams and Pop Quizzes Exams: Exams will consist primarily of multiple-choice questions and will be a reflection of material
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