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History and Systems of Psychology – PSY502VU©Copyright Virtual University of Pakistan1Lesson 01INTRODUCTIONCourse ObjectivesThe objectives of this course are to introduce the students to the developmental history of thesubject of psychology, to prepare students to appreciate and use more advanced materials of psychologyand to provide the basic and the most modern knowledge related to psychology.MethodologyMain features of a given topic shall be discussed supported by reference materials and examplesfrom everyday life. You might be quizzed verbally by the teacher asking a question, letting you write theanswer and then giving you the correct answer. For example, “Freud established the Behaviourist School?”Right or wrong? The correct answer is of course “wrong.” Watson’s name is associated with BehaviouristSchool. At the end of two/three lectures a homework assignment would be given. Homework assignmentwould be in the form of a short essay-type exam. It might also consist of multiple choice questions (MCQs).There would be a mid-term exam after the completion of 21, one hour lectures. There would be a finalexam after the completion of 45 lectures.GradingMidterm exam will carry 35% weightage of marks for the total course. Final exam will be acomprehensive exam and will carry 50% weightage of the total course. A total of eight assignments shall begiven carrying 15% weightage of the total marks in the course.TextsTwo main text books will be used for the course. The first one will be:“A History of Modern Psychology” by Duane Schultz & Sydney Schultz andthe Urdu text book used will be “Nafsiyat ka Irtika,” by Rafiq Jaffer and Humair Hashmi.

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