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 Professor Emel ERDOĞAN BAKAR- Ins. Melisa EBEOĞLU
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 Psychology as a science
3. Week Research methods in psychology: Critically Evaluating the Validity of Websites
4. Week Approaches to psychology: Do We Have Free Will?
5. Week Physiological Psychology: Did a Neurological Disorder Cause a Musician to Compose Boléro and an Artist to Paint It 66 Years Later?
6. Week Learning: Observational Learning: Learning by Watching
7. Week Personality: Leaders and Leadership
8. Week Social Psychology: Forming Judgments of People in Seconds
9. Week Social Psychology: Why Are We Altruistic?
10. Week Social Psychology: Video Games and Aggression
11. Week Social Psychology: Misattributing Arousal
12. Week Developmental Psychology: Using the Habituation Technique to Study What Infants Know
13. Week Developmental Psychology: Using a Longitudinal Research Design to Assess the Stability of Attachment
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 Stangor, C. (05.May.2013) Introduction to psychology Retrieved from library2.hccs.edu/oer/Psyc2301DSM-5May2013.pdf Selected articles from the journals/ related websites
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