PS 374 Organizational Psychology
U1A 2007 BE
B.A. from YALE in Culture & Behavior (Honors Interdisciplinary Major)M.A. from HARVARD in PsychologyPh.D. from HARVARD in Psychology
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Mon. and Fri. 10 a.m.-Noon; Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs. 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
August 20 - October 14, 2007
Muchinsky, Paul M. (2006). Psychology applied to work. Belmont, CA: Thomson, Wadsworth.
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(1) The social sciences are best studied by using the Culture and Behavior approach, which draws on four disciplines:
I was fortunate enough to be trained in this approach at Yale.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
250 points - Mid-Term Test
250 points - Participation Score
200 points - Core Assessment
300 points - Final Exam
1000 points total
900.0 and above = A
800.0-899.9 = B
700.0-799.9 = C
Late Submission of Course Materials:
A penalty of up to 7 points per day late may be applied to writing assignments (especially the Core Assessment).
The penalty may also be applied to DRAFT VERSIONS, which have definite due dates.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
(1) Always show respect for your colleagues.
(2) Never write or "post" disrespectful materials.
Week 01 (Aug. 20 - 26, 2007): Introductory. Students should make statements about themselves, and we will go over grading matters and principles of good writing of essays (and Mid-Term tests). Have read Chapters 1 and 2 of the Muchinsky text.
Week 02 (Aug. 27 - Sep. 2): We will learn about principles of good testing of prospective employees, have a threaded discussion about job analysis, and answer some True-False and fill in questions. Have read Chapters 3 and 4 of the text.
Week 03 (Sep. 03 -09) Write paragraphs and do Mix-and-Match as practice for the Mid-Term. Read Chs. 5 and 6.
Week 04 (Sep. 10 -16) Read Chs. 7 and 8. Mid-Term Test on September 13. Then begin research for the Core Assessment.
Week 05 (Sep. 17 -23) Groups, working together or conflicting. Read Chs. 9 and 10 of the text.
Week 06 (Sep. 24 -30) Read Ch. 11. Practice American Psychological Association style.
DRAFT CORE ASSESSMENT DUE FRIDAY SEPT. 28 at NOON.
Week 07 (Oct. 01 - 07) Read Chs. 12 and 13. Threaded discussions, Mix-and-Match, and True-False practice.
CORE ASSESSMENT DOCUMENT DUE FRIDAY OCT. 5 at NOON.
Week 08 (Oct. 08 -15) Finish reading Muchinsky's Text.
FINAL EXAM DURING WEEK 8 - Get your schedule ready and take the Final Exam at the scheduled time.
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