PSI 221


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Readings in Psychology I PSI 221 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
03
(Fall)
42 33 75 3 3

Teaching Staff Prof. Dr. Emel ERDOĞAN BAKAR / Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Melisa EBEOĞLU DUMAN
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites There is no prerequisite for this course.
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives This course aims to enable students to have a good grasp of English terminology in psychology and to follow the current literature by reading texts/articles in different subfields of psychology and discussing them in the classroom. It also aims to introduce the basic and current methods, studies, and findings in psychology to the students.
Course Content In this course, the students read the articles and texts in different sub-fields of psychology, they translate them into Turkish, and discuss evaluations on the subject covered in the text.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and successfully completed at the end of semester will be able to; 1-define the basic concepts and theories of psychology in English 2-criticize the articles in the applied or academic domains of psychology 3-explain the classical/original studies in psychology 4-evaluate the methodology in psychological articles
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction
2. Week Psychology Subfields
3. Week Research methods in psychology: Critically Evaluating the Validity of Websites
4. Week Parenting Styles
5. Week Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
6. Week Gender Roles
7. Week Intelligence
8. Week MID-TERM
9. Week Attachment
10. Week Case Study: Phineas Gage
11. Week Emerging Adulthood
12. Week Psychological Disorders
13. Week Developmental Psychology: Using a Longitudinal Research Design to Assess the Stability of Attachment
14. Week Memory, Forgetfulness, and Aging
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 20
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 50
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References English texts or articles selected by the lecturers are the main sources of this course. Additional Resources: Broderick P., C. & Blewitt,P. (2010). The life span: Human development for helping professionals (3rd. Ed.). New Jersey: Pearson.  Morris, C. (2002). Understanding Psychology. Englwood Cliffs. Stangor, C. (2013). Introduction to Psychology v2.0. Flatworld Knowledge.
Work Placement(s) There is no internship for this course.
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