PS 401 Abnormal Psychology
S1B 2008 BL
B.S. Criminal Justice Univ. of Texas at El Paso.M.A. Webster Univ. Ft.Bliss, Texas.Ph.d Redding Univ. Twin Falls, Idaho
Ft. Bliss, Texas
Before and after class
Jan 11th - Feb 29 2008
Butcher, J.N. (2007). Abnormal Psychology 13th edition, Needham Heights, Ma: Allyn and Bacon. ISBN: 0-205-45942-0.
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DSM-IV Guide. Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association Latest Edition, Washington D.C. http://www.apa.org/journals/faq.html
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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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Fri. Jan.11- overview of course & syllabus. Students bring newspaper clippings, internet articles that pertain to abnormal psychology, to present to class. Class website introduced to class to register students. 3 website reviews explained for Feb.22nddeadline. Case studies ch. 1-3. Introduction to individual & group projects. Film abnormal psychology.
Fri. Jan 11-Chapter 1 bring newspaper articles etc. for presentation. Videos on different disorders in abnormal psychology.
Chapter 2 Lecture
Fri. Jan 18th- chapter 3, historical person for presentation, Case study ch. 4-7 for class interaction.
Chapter 4 -lecture.Bring newspaper/internet articles for presentation. Have topics for individual class presentation.
Fri. Jan. 18th- chapter 5 bring DSM-IV case study for Ch. 4-7 for presentation. Bring newspaper /internet articles for class.
Fri. Jan. 25th-bring newspaper articles for class. Case study chap. 8-11 for class interaction.
Chapter 6 formation of final group presentations
Fri. Jan. 25th-three website reviews due. Websites to be used for individual presentations. Bring newspaper/internet articles for class. Case study chap. 8-11.
Fri.Feb. 1st- Chapter 7 lecture /video, historical figure presentation.
Fri. Feb. 1st-Chapter 8 exam I -Midterm. Case study ch. 12-15 presentation.
Final preparation of individual & group presentation
Fri. Feb. 8th-Chapter 9 individual presentations & historical figure presentations.Case studies Ch. 16-18. Chapter 10
Fri. Feb. 8th-Chapter 11 historical figure presentations. Case studies ch. 16-18.
chapter 12 individual presentations .
Fri. Feb. 15th- individual presentations & historical figure presentations
Fri. Feb 15th- group presentations/ historical figure presentations.
Fri. Feb. 22nd-group Presentations/ historical Figure presentations.
Fri. Feb. 22nd- final Examination ch.13 and 14- multiple choice and randy's case (core assessment) written answers emailed to instructor.
Fri. Feb. 29th-group presentations, Historical figure presentations.
Fri. Feb. 29th-last day of classes, film. Video collages.
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