PS 301 Social Psychology
S1B 2007 BLA
Ruiz, Thomas J.
MBA Business/MarketingMA Counseling PsychologyBS Psychology/Biology
Jan 8 - Mar 3, 2006
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Baron, R. A., Byrne, D. B., Branscomb, N. R. (2006). Social Psychology, 11th Edition. Boston: Pearson
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, dialogues, examinations, and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
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:
2 Examinations, each worth 35% of grade; Review of Literature worth 30% of grade.
Grades assigned as follows: A = 90% to 100%, B = 80% to < 90%, C = 70% to <80%, D = 60% to < 70%, F = < 60%
Grading: Examinations - Two each scored at 100 points, each worth 35% of the students grade. Review of Literature - One scored at 100 points worth 30% of the students grade.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late material will be accepted but will be subject to a 10% reduction in grade for each class period it is late.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students must learn and use Park University eCompanion course software.
Come to each class prepared to discuss the readings for that class/week. I do not ask rhetorical questions and expect students to participate in classroom discussions.
Come to first class prepared to discuss Chapter 1.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Midterm Exam Review - Jan 27, Midterm Exam - Feb 3. Review of Literature Due Date - Feb 10. Final Exam Review - Feb 24. Final Exam - Mar 3.
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Week 1 - Chapters 1 & 2
Week 2 - Chapters 3 & 4
Week 3 - Chapters 5 & 6
Week 4 - Midterm Exam & ROL review
Week 5 - Chapters 7 & 8
Week 6 - Chapters 9 & 10
Week 7 - Chapter 11 & 12
Week 8 - Final Exam & Makeup
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