Fall Semester 2010 - Syllabus
ECHD 3010: Gender Issues in Psychology
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) firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Location: Aderhold Hall (Room # 414A)
Office hours: Monday’s/Wednesdays: 10:00-11:00 or by appointment
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.
Upon completion of this course, you will have:
Understood basic theoretical orientations of gender issues.
Developed further insight into the psychological, social, and biological aspects of gender.
Acquired knowledge about several theories of gender and the history of gender and
Built a knowledge base and sensitivity to multicultural and ethical issues as they relate to the
Eagly, Beall, & Sternberg (2005).
The Psychology of Gender, 2nd Edition.
Guilford Press; NY and London.
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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.
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