Psy1SyllabusWin12_1230

Psy1SyllabusWin12_1230 - General Psychology Psychology 1...

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Psychology 1 Winter 2012 Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 12:30-1:20pm in For1 Call # 1850 Section # 04 Instructor: Shannon Hassett Office: Forum 6F Office Hours: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 10:20-11:20 Office Phone #: (408) 864-8297 E-mail: hassettshannon@deanza.edu ( Emails: Due to the large number of students I serve, my ability to answer individual questions by email is very limited. Please ask questions before, during or after class or during my office hours.) Please do not e-mail me that you have missed class unless you have missed an exam or have missed four classes. Webpage: http://deanza.edu/faculty/hassettshannon/ *********************************************************************** * Required Text: Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications, 3rd Edition, with WebTutor, Jeffrey S. Nevid *********************************************************************** * Course Description : This is an introductory survey course of the general field of psychology. Some of the topics we will cover include: research methods, conditioning, memory, personality development, aggression, emotions, stress, therapy, sexuality, motivation, consciousness, biology and behavior and abnormal psychology. Student Learning Outcomes : As a result of taking this class, you should be able to: 1) Describe the ways in which psychology is grounded in the scientific method 2) Demonstrate by reference to supporting research, findings that underlie everyday knowledge and beliefs as they relate to psychology 3) Create real life examples that show how psychology is present in many human endeavors 4) Contrast the 5 main models (cognitive, behavioral, psychodynamic, biological, social- cultural) used to explain psychopathology and treatment Course Format : This course will be presented in a lecture and discussion format, with demonstrations and in-class activities. We will also be utilizing WebTutor to facilitate in the learning of material as well as to evaluate your knowledge of class material (i.e., homework assignments & videos). 1
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course PSYCH 1 taught by Professor Staffm during the Winter '09 term at DeAnza College.

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Psy1SyllabusWin12_1230 - General Psychology Psychology 1...

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