Psych Syllabus - PSYCH 1120: The Psychology of Consumerism...

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PSYCH 1120: The Psychology of Consumerism Fall 2011 Jun Fukukura G80 Uris Hall jf399@cornell.edu Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 2:55pm-4:10pm Location: Uris Hall 394 Office Hours: By appointment Course Format & Requirements: This course is designed to be interactive. In order to get the most out of this section, you will need to read the assigned article(s) before the section and think critically about these readings before you come to class. Readings will all be posted on Blackboard under “Course Readings,” which can be found under “Content.” Course leading. You will be required to lead discussion for one of the weeks of class using Powerpoint. Each discussion leader will be expected to be knowledgeable about the material and lead an engaging class discussion. In addition, you should come up with at least three discussion questions that can aid the class dialog. Make an appointment with me if you need any help with your presentation. Assignments. You will write three short writing assignments over the course of the semester. These assignments should reflect thoughtful, clear expressions of your ideas about the readings. In general, these assignments should be approximately 2-3 double-spaced pages. Assignments will be due the day before class on Blackboard by 8pm. Late assignments will not be accepted . If for some reason you cannot come to class (illness or another excused absence), you are still expected to e-mail a reaction paper. Near the end of the semester, you will choose one of your assignments to revise and resubmit. Formal Paper. For the research paper, you will write a final paper that will be written in several stages throughout the semester. The paper will either take a position on one of the questions we have been investigating in class, or argue against a theory we have read about. The writing stages of the paper are 1) Outline, references, and introduction paragraph: an outline of your main thesis, the structure of the paper, a rough draft of your introduction paragraph, and a reference list of papers that will inform your topic. 2)
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Psych Syllabus - PSYCH 1120: The Psychology of Consumerism...

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