In psychology we typically avoid using direct quotes unless the quote is

In psychology we typically avoid using direct quotes

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quotes unless the quote is essential for making a point. Quotations should be used very rarely (maximum of 1 quote in any paper). If we do use a quote, we must use quotation marks and include the page number from the source (see the APA manual for proper quotation formats). If you turn in an assignment, even a “draft,” without following these rules, this is considered plagiarism. If you have any further questions about what constitutes plagiarism, ask me. SafeAssign / TurnItIn Software.All written assignments will be submitted via Blackboard and will be subject to review by the University’s SafeAssign / TurnItIn
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software, which identifies content that appears in other sources. When turning in assignments you will have access to the SafeAssign / TurnItIn report, and will know if your work has been flagged for possible plagiarism. If this software identifies that you have copied content from another source, without quoting and properly citing that content (i.e., plagiarism) you will receive a zero for the assignment. Respect in the Classroom Please remember that some of the topics being covered are sensitive, especially given that some of us may have personal experience with the psychological constructs we are covering. Because of the nature of class content and its potential personal relevance, please be mindful of word choice and as kind and respectful as you can be in our discussions about psychology and health. Sexual Misconduct Information regarding sexual misconduct and Title IX can be found at Important Dates Last day to add/drop: Aug. 31st Midterm grades due: October 18 Final exam week: Dec. 2-7
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Schedule of topics and assignments It is extremely important that you do the assigned readings prior to class. The readings will serve as a foundation for our class discussions; lectures and our class activities will provide material that is not duplicated in the text. Readings from the online textbook are indicated by “Chapter.As the semester progresses, I may make changes to the schedule below. I will announce any changes in advance. DATE TOPIC READINGS/ ASSIGNMENT Week 18/19, 8/21 Introduction to Course / Research Methods Chapter:Research Methods Research Methods Chapter:Research Methods Week 2 8/26, 8/28 Research Methods Chapter:Research Methods Research Methods Chapter:Research Methods Week 3 9/2, 9/4 No class on 9/2 (Labor Day) No Class Learning, Cognition, and Perception Chapter:Learning, Cognition, and Perception Assignment 1 dueWeek 4 9/9, 9/11 Learning, Cognition, and Perception Chapter:Learning, Cognition, and Perception Learning, Cognition, and Perception Chapter:Learning, Cognition, and Perception Week 5 9/16, 9/18 Attention and Memory Chapter:Attention and Memory Attention and Memory Chapter:Attention and MemoryWeek 6 9/23, 9/25 Attention and Memory Chapter:Attention and MemoryAssignment 2 duePsychological Disorders Chapter:Psychological DisordersWeek 7 9/30, 10/2 Exam I First half of semesterPsychological Disorders Chapter:Psychological Disorders
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