PS 222 Adult Development and Aging
S2QQ 2006 HI
Black, Charles A.
Senior Instructor/Adjunct Psychology Faculty
Master of Education. Educational Psychology, University of UtahBachelor of Science, Clinical Health, Fort Lewis College, Colorado
Hill AFB, Utah
0800 - 1600 hours
13 March 06 - 06 May 06
4:30 - 10:00 PM
Textbook: Adult Development and Aging, Cavanaugh, John C., Blanchard-Fields, Fredda, 5th Edition, Wadsworth/Thompson Learning, Belmont, California, 2006.
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Journal of Psychology and Aging
Journal of Adolescent Psychology
Journal of Child Psychology
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 lectures from the textbook, open dialogue, internet, CD's, and examinations. The instructor will exact an understanding of the psychological aspects of aging.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Grade will be based on examinations on each chapter.
Grading: Examinations will total 150 total points. Grading will be based on the following:
90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
Below 60% = F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Missed exams must be coordinated with the instructor. Make-up exams will be different exams from the one given on time in class.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students will respect one another and the instructor. Students are expected to be on time for class and are expected to have read the chapter to be able to participate in classroom discussions.
Meeting - 1
chapters 1 & 2
read chapters 1 & 2 in advance
Meeting - 2
chapters 3 & 4
read chapters 3 & 4 in advance
Meeting - 3
chapters 5 & 6
read chapters 5 & 6 in advance,
chapters 1 - 4
Meeting - 4
chapters 7 & 8
read chapters 7 & 8 in advance,
Meeting - 5
chapters 9 - 10
read chapters 9 - 10 in advance,
chapters 5 - 8
Meeting - 6
chapters 11 - 12
read chapters 11 - 12 in advance
Meeting - 7
chapters 13 - 14
read chapters 13 and 14 in advance
Meeting - 8
Review all chapters
Chapter 9 - 14
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 .