PSİ217


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Experimental Psychology: Learning PSİ217 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 83 125 3 5

Teaching Staff Prof. Dr. Orhan Aydın.
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites None.
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The course aims to get students familiar with the basic concepts and theories of learning in psychology.
Course Content Subjects taught at the course include different approaches to learning, basic learning theories ,types of learning
Learning Outcomes (LO) On successful completion of the course students will have gained/acquired: 1-an .insight into the nature of experimental approach 2-knowledge about the basic concepts and theories of Psychology of Learning 3- knowledge about the origins of the perspectives on learning 4-an understanding for basic mechanisms underlying different types of learning 5-knowledge about applications of the basic principles of learning to daily issues
Mode of Delivery Distance Learning
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction: Science and experimental approach, innate behavior patterns, function and definition of learning
2. Week Historical development of learning psychology
3. Week Classical conditioning: Pavlov and basic concepts
4. Week Classical conditioning: Classical conditioning processing paths and the factors that determine classical conditioning
5. Week Classical conditioning: Habituation, sensitization, generalization, extinction, spontaneous return
6. Week Classical conditioning: Theoretical approaches
7. Week Operant conditioning Historical development, Thorndike and the law of influence, Skinner
8. Week Operant conditioning Operative behavior, reinforcement, primary and secondary reinforcements, punishment
9. Week Operant conditioning Behavior modification , differentiation, generalization and extinction
10. Week Operant conditioning reinforcer description
11. Week Cognitive Learning: Tolman and Learning
12. Week Observation Learning: Bandura and social-cognitive theory
13. Week Observation Learning: Miller and Dollard
14. Week Application areas of learning psychology
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%) 10
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Alıcı, T. (2010). Öğrenmenin bilimsel temelleri. Ankara:Palme Yayıncılık Terry, W. S. (2012) Öğrenme ve Bellek (Çev. Ed. Banu Cangöz). Ankara: Anı Yayıncılık
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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3

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