PSI 212


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Readings in Psychlogy II PSI212 Psychology B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
04
(Spring)
42 33 75 3 3

Teaching Staff Assoc. Prof. Eda KARACAN - Ins. Gülçim BİLİM BAYKAN
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Reading and discussing about some writings and articles of the different areas of psychology.
Course Content Reading the articles related to the core concepts of different psychological areas and discussing and assessing the writings or the articles
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1- To comprehend the description of core concepts of psychology, 2- To understand the articles in applied or academic domains of psychology, 3- To acquire knowledge about the original studies in psychology 4- To be able to comprehend methodology in psychological articles
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the course; the course programme and objectives
2. Week Developmental Psychology: Techno kids: Cognitive development in a wired world
3. Week Developmental Psychology: Choosing an identity: The case of multiracial youth
4. Week Developmental Psychology: Navigating the transition to retirement
5. Week Social Psychology: Stereotype Threat
6. Week Social Psychology: How the Fear of Death Causes Aggressive Behavior
7. Week Social Psychology: The Culture of Honor
8. Week Cognitive Psychology: Elaboration and Memory
9. Week Cognitive Psychology: Influence without Awareness
10. Week Cognitive Psychology: Priming Outside Awareness Influences Behavior
11. Week Psychopathology: Risk Tolerance Predicts Cigarette Use
12. Week Psychopathology: Self-Discrepancies, Anxiety, and Depression
13. Week Psychopathology: Using Molecular Genetics to Unravel the Causes of Depression
14. Week Evaluation of course
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 20
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%) 20
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Selected readings fro the following books; Stangor, C. (05.May.2013) Introduction to psychology Retrieved from library2.hccs.edu/oer/Psyc2301DSM-5May2013.pdf Broderick P., C. & Blewitt,P. (2010). The life span: Human development for helping professionals (3rd. Ed.). New Jersey: Pearson. Selected articles from the journals, brochures etc.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

PQ1

PQ2

PQ3

PQ4

PQ5

PQ6

PQ7

PQ8

PQ9

PQ10

PQ11

PQ12

PQ13

LO1

5

4

4

1

5

3

2

2

2

1

2

2

2

LO2

5

4

4

1

5

3

2

2

2

1

2

4

2

LO3

5

4

4

1

5

2

2

2

2

1

2

2

2

LO4

3

4

2

1

5

5

4

5

3

1

1

1

1

* Degree of Contribution : 1 Ver low    2 Low     3 Medium     4 High      5 Very High

* Homeworks, field trips, library research, internet applications, extracurricular activities/ readings, etc.