PS 101 Introduction to Psychology
F1A 2007 BE
Jenkines, Rita C.
J.D., Law, Saint Mary's University School of LawM.A., Counseling Psychology, Louisiana Tech UniversityB.S., Education, Texas State University
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Position Paper- Controversial Topic
The purpose of this critical thinking assignment is to examine both sides of a controversial issue, select a position, apply it to a multicultural context, and to apply the Park University General Education literacies: aesthetic, civic, critical, science, and values. Two of these literacies (critical and values) are perceived to cut across disciplines and departments, while the other three (aesthetic, civic, and scientific) literacies address major academic concerns. Students with these literacies should be able to succeed in communicating, computing and problem-solving, clarifying values, using the arts, functioning within social institutions, and using the sciences and technology.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Late Submission of Course Materials: No credit will be granted for work turned in after the due date unless, you have contacted the instructor before the due date to discuss the circumstances and permission is granted. The acceptance of late work would be an extreme exception and it would most likely involve a drop of a letter grade. It is important to complete the work in the alloted time frame.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Read Ch. 1-2
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Read Ch. 4
Read Ch. 5-6
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Read Ch. 8
Mid Term Exam
Read Ch. 9-10
Read Ch. 11-12
Read Ch. 13-14
Read Ch. 15
Read Ch. 16-17
Presentations of Papers
Study for Final Exam
Covers Ch. 9-18
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