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Lecture 1 - A Little About Me 2003 B.A Illinois State...

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Elementary Psychology PSY 12000: Fall 2011 Purdue University Eric D. Wesselmann, Ph.D. 1 A Little About Me… ± 2003: B.A. – Illinois State University – Psychology ± 2005: M.A. – Illinois State University – I/O-Social Psychology ± 2011: Ph.D. – Purdue University – Personality/Social Psychology ± My Research Interests 2 Overview: Syllabus ± My office: PSYC 2186 – Office Hour: Mondays 1:30-2:30, or by appointment [email protected] ± TAs: – Nathaniel DeYoung, Andrew Hales, – See syllabus for their information 3 Overview: Syllabus ± Course webpage on Blackboard ± Syllabus ± Announcements ± Any additional readings 4
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Overview: Syllabus ± Required Text: ± Nairne, J. S. (2011). Psychology (5th edition). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. ± Online material* 5 Overview: Syllabus ± Course Objectives ± Major purpose: introduce you to the field of psychology ± Main goals of course: 1. Broad overview of the field and master the basic concepts 2. Apply concepts to your own lives 3. Become good consumers of research 6 Learning in an Introductory Course 7 ± Bloom’s Taxonomy What Helps Application? ± Small group discussion confidence in application ± In-class activities confidence in application ± More participation confidence in application p s< .01 8
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What Helps Application? ± Using popular media to illustrate concepts – Popular movies (Fleming, et al, 1990; Paddock et al, 2001) The Simpsons – Popular music (Leck, 2006) 9 Course Goals are NOT…
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course PSYC 120 taught by Professor Bethlebreton during the Fall '11 term at Purdue.

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