SYLLABUS cross cultural Spr 2012revised

SYLLABUS cross cultural Spr 2012revised - SYLLABUS PSYC...

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SYLLABUS PSYC 354: CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY Spring 2012 INSTRUCTOR: Susan Lee, Ph.D. OFFICE: BPS 1125 OFFICE HOURS: and by appointment EMAIL: [email protected] T.A.: Pooja Datta OFFICE: BPS 1125 OFFICE HOURS: EMAIL: [email protected] ADMINSTRATOR: Julia Coldren OFFICE: BP 1127 EMAIL: [email protected] BLACKBOARDCOURSE WEBSITE: http://www.elms.umd.edu REQUIRED TEXT: Shiraev, E. & Levy, D. (2010) Cross Cultural Psychology: Critical Thinking and Contemporary Applications. New York: Allyn & Bacon. Fourth Edition COURSE OVERVIEW: This course provides an introduction to cross-cultural psychology. Cross-cultural psychology offers an opportunity to develop an appreciation of the interplay of individual, ethnic, and cultural contributions to personal and group growth and well-being and their role in psychotherapy and cross-cultural interactions. We will focus on both within culture variability as well as between culture variability. COURSE FORMAT: LECTURE The lectures will be conducted mainly by your instructor. Some topics may be taught by invited lecturers. The lectures will be designed to provide you with the understanding of major theoretical ideas in cross-cultural psychology. The lectures will also provide research that helps supports these major theories. ATTENDANCE Lecture attendance will not be taken but is expected and strongly encouraged. You are responsible for all material covered in class, including notes and announcements (including changes in deadlines and the list of topics)
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GRADING The final grade will be based on a percentage of 800 points accumulated from 3 exams (each worth 200 points) and 1 paper (worth 200 points). Grading Scale:90%-100%
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course PSYC 354 taught by Professor Orehek during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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