PS 301 Social Psychology
U1QQ 2006 HI
Black, Charles A.
Senior Adjunct Faculty
Master of Education, Educational PsychologyBachelor of Science, Clinical Health
Building 383, Hill AFB, UT
0730 - 1600 hours
5 June - 30 July, 2006
9:30 - 4:00 PM
Textbook: Franzoi, Stephen l., Social Psychology, Fourth Edition, McGraw-Hill, New york, NY., 2006.
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Social Psychology and other psychology journals and publications at Weber State University, Ogden, UT.
Course Description: Study of the effects of social variables on the individual, including areas of group dynamics, conformity, leadership, obedience, and interpersonal attraction. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: This instructor's philosophy is one of interactive exchange with students by presenting the course material in a way that is understood by each student to the extent that they can relate this material to their lives as well as looking at worldwide current events and how they relate to social psychological learnings. The textbook will be used thouroughly and examinations will be based upon textbook material.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The purpose of the literature review is for students to research a topic relevant to social psychology, formulate a research question, and conduct a literature review to address their target question. A literature review is not simply a report or an annotated bibliography; a literature review is a summary of the available information on a specific topic organized by common themes, trends or findings.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Examinations on each of the 14 chapters in the text. A project is required from each student dealing with social psychology in today's world.
Grading: Four examinations worth 100 points each.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Tests must be taken as scheduled unless advance prior arrangements were made with the instructor. Examinations not taken on schedule will differ from the original.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students will show respect for each other and each other's opinions. Students are expected to engage in class disscussions.
Chapters 1 - 4
Chapters 5 - 8
Chapters 9 - 12
29 July,Meeting - 8,,
Review and wrap-up
Chapters 13 - 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
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Last Updated:4/23/2006 10:26:51 PM