ECHD 3010 Fall 10

ECHD 3010 Fall 10 - The University of Georgia Fall Semester...

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Fall Semester 2010 - Syllabus ECHD 3010: Gender Issues in Psychology Section: 24-010 Time: Monday/Wednesday; 11:15- 12:30 Class Location: Aderhold Hall Rm. Instructor: Tiffany Atkins Howell, M.S. E-Mail: via Elc (preferred) or (in case of emergency) tah30@uga.edu Office Location: Aderhold Hall (Room # 414A) Office hours: Monday’s/Wednesdays: 10:00-11:00 or by appointment Course Description This course serves as an introduction to the field of gender and psychology. In addition, it serves to help you explore your own gender interests as it relates to how you think, learn, act, and feel. Topics to be discussed will include the psychobiology of gender, gender socialization, theories of gender, sex differences and similarities, and sex changes. The class format will consist of lectures, class discussions, films, and guest speakers depending on availability. Objectives Upon completion of this course, you will have: 1. Understood basic theoretical orientations of gender issues. 2. Developed further insight into the psychological, social, and biological aspects of gender. 3. Acquired knowledge about several theories of gender and the history of gender and oppression. 4. Built a knowledge base and sensitivity to multicultural and ethical issues as they relate to the gender issues. Text Eagly, Beall, & Sternberg (2005). The Psychology of Gender, 2nd Edition. Guilford Press; NY and London. Accommodation Needs: The University of Georgia Department of Counseling and Human Development Services is committed to providing access to all persons with disabilities and will provide accommodation if notified. If you have a documented disability or any other special needs and wish to discuss academic accommodations, please contact me as soon as possible. Necessary academic accommodations will be made for you based on the recommendations received from Disability Services. You must be registered with Disability Services to receive academic accommodations. They are located in Clark Howell Hall and can be contacted at 706.542.8719 or drc.uga.edu. Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy The University of Georgia is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work, and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law and Board of Regents’ policy, the University prohibits any member of the faculty, staff, administration, student body, or visitors to campus, whether they be guests, patrons, independent contractors, or clients, from harassing and/or discriminating against any other member of the University community because of that person's race, sex (including sexual harassment), ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disabled status, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. Further information regarding the Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy, as well as contact information for the Human Resources Department can be found at http://www.busfin.uga.edu/human_resources/ . Academic Honesty and Integrity:
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ECHD 3010 Fall 10 - The University of Georgia Fall Semester...

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