365SyllS113034 (2)

365SyllS113034 (2) - Psychology 365 Spring 2011 T/Th...

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Psychology 365 Dr. Pentz Spring 2011 T/Th 12:30-1:45 Office: Psy Room 211 Adult Development and Aging Phone: 562-985-5009 (No messages) Office Hrs: T/Th 11-noon; 2:30-3:30pm Email: cpentz@csulb.edu Course Objectives : To sensitize the student to the issues confronting the aging individual in our society. Issues covered include intelligence, personality, memory, sexuality, psychotherapy, Alzheimer’s disease, death, euthanasia, and maximizing the potential for development across the life span. Text : Adult Development and Aging: th ed. Evaluation : Exams, paper, volunteer effort, and class participation. IMPORTANT : ATTENDANCE IS CRITICAL. MORE THAN ONE ABSENCE CAN LEAD TO A LOWER GRADE AS CLASS PARTICIPATION IS EVALUATED. UP TO 20 POINTS CAN BE DEDUCTED DUE TO ABSENCES; 3 PTS EACH ABSENCE, AFTER 1 st ABSENCE. Class Weekly Schedule : Readings Jan 25 Introduction, Myths Chap 1, 2 Feb 1 Developmental perspective 8 Research Methods 15 When Does “One” Become an Adult? 22 Young Adulthood Chap 11, March 1 Middle Adulthood Chap 12 8 Exam , Go over exam (60 pts.) 15 When Does “One” Become Old; Chap 2 22 Intelligence (Stability or Change)
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