PS 401 Abnormal Psychology
S1Z 2008 ML
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Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana
January 7 - March 9, 2008
7:45 - 10:15 PM
Textbook: Comer, Ronald J. (2007) Abnormal Psychology, 6 th.ed. New York: Worth Publishers.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
All Park University courses are required to include a core assessment in order to measure the specific Departmental Learning Outcomes for each course. The core assessment for PS 401 Abnormal Psychology involves the application of knowledge of a particular disorder to a Case Study. Students will be provided a Case Study with questions to discuss related to information provided in the Case Study. The core assessment Case Study will be administered as a take-home assignment.
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There will be two tests and two quizzes as noted below and students are required to complete homework as assigned. A case study presentation will also be completed.
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Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to attrend each class as scheduled. Use of cell phones cannot be permitted in class. Each student's active participation is heavily encouraged adn graded. Classroom discusssion is expected but also being mindful of the need to sustain mutual courtesy and respect for opinions and feelings at all times. If a student misses class due to TDY, deployment, or being "in the field" it's the student's responsibility to inform the instructor of the projected absence. It is also the student's responsiblilty to obtain the material covered and discussed in class.
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