PS 222 Adult Development and Aging
S1AA 2006 LC
Enloe, Joseph Mark
BSOE in Occupational EducationM.S. in School PsychologyLicensed Specialist in School Psychology
15 minutes after class.
1/9/06 thru 3/6/06
7:30 - 10:10 PM
Textbook: Adult Development & Aging (5th Ed.), Hoyer
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: The internet
Course Description: Focuses on the developmental tasks and psycho-social services during the adult years with special emphasis placed on the social psychology of aging. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on readings, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, special projects, and writings. The instructor will engage each learner in critical thinking situations to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues, and contradictions.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: Possible maximum score/points:
The final course grade will be determined using the following measurements.
100-90 A (4.0 honor points)
89-80 B (3.0 honor points) Research Paper 50%
79-70 C (2.0 honor points) Midterm Exam 25%
69-60 D (1.0 honor point) Final Exam 25%
Below 60 F (no honor points) Minus Absences
There is no rounding up of your grade; you get what you earn!
Late Submission of Course Materials: Make-up and/or late submission of exams and assignments must be coordinated with the instructor. Make-ups are given only for excused absences only.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Regular attendance with on time arrival. Courtesy to listen to and respect others points of view. Demonstrate a desire to take an active part in the learning process by coming to class prepared to discuss material, ask questions, and share insights with the class. Students are expected to complete all assignments by the due dates and appear for scheduled examinations. It is the student's responsibility to inquire when something is unclear in the texts or lectures. Do Not expect the instructor to present all the assigned reading in class. Reading is the student's responsibility: The instructor's responsibility is to clarify, emphasize, give examples, put the topics into context, lead class discussions, and bring in additional related material to support and supplement the assigned reading. Tests may include questions over material from the assigned reading that was not covered in class. A student who does not read and study the assigned readings will not be able to get a good grade in this class.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Date Topics/Chapter
January 10 Introductions
January 12 Chapter 1
January 17 Chapter 2
January 19 Chapter 3
January 24 Chapter 4
January 26 Chapter 5
January 31 Chapter 6
February 2 Mid-Term Exam (Chapters 1-6)
February 7 Review of Mid-Term
February 9 Chapter 8
February 14 Chapter 9
February 16 Chapter 10
February 21 Chapter 11
February 23 Chapter 12
February 28 Chapter 13 Research Paper Due
March 2 FINAL EXAM over Chapters 7-13
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .