PS 301 Social Psychology
S1LL 2010 LR
Limozaine, Bruce J.
Senior Psychology Instructor
B.S. Psychology (Emporia University); M.S. Ed. in Counseling (Univ. of Wisc. - Superior)Advance Study in Counseling Psych (Univ. of Denver)and Theology Studies (Univ. of The South School of Theology)
Park University Classroom
15 minutes before and after class
January 11, 2010 - March 7, 2010
9:00 - 2:00 PM
Baron, R.A., Byrne, D., & Branscombe, N. R. (2006). Social Psychology (12th Ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.
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This course is designed for learners who are self-motivated and require only guidance and explanation throughout the course. This course will be presented as a series of lectures which amplify the text concepts and also bring contemporary examples of social psychology at work in society. Class participation is vital. Audio-visual and powerpoint presentations will be used to illustrate principles, effects and long term influences of various topics in social psychology.
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:
You will know in advance the standards for each assignment. My goal is to give you prompt, clear, and useful feedback to help you critically analyze psychometric information and communication this knowledge in a professional manner. Each student is responsible for:
Mid-Term Exam 100 points
Final Exam 100 points
Classroom Participation 50 points
Literature Review 100 points
Final course grades will be determined as follows:
A 90% - 100% 315 points and higher
B 80% - 89% 280 to 314 points
C 70% - 79% 245 to 279 points
D 60% - 69% 210 to 244 points
F 59% and lower 209 points and lower
Late Submission of Course Materials:
No materials will be accepted after last day of class. All late submissions must be approved by the instructor in advance. Up to five (5) points per day of lateness may be deducted from the score on the Literature Review (Term Project).
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
The standards of academic order will be observed at all times. All learners will treat each other and the instructor with respect and will not use sarcasm or ridicule in dealing with another person's ideas. Healthy debate is encouraged. Humor is welcomed, as is the creative presentation of ideas and concepts. No cell phones or pagers should be active during class (exception to this rule is made for on-call military or police personnel). Food and drink may be consumed quietly if you are prepared to leave the room as clean as you found it.
Week 1- Introduction, handouts, class assignments, research assignments, & classroom discussion
Week 2- Review Chapters 1 & 2; a/v presentation, selection of literature review topic
Week 3- Review Chapters 3 & 4, a/v presentation, study/research time
Week 4- Review Chapters 5 & 6, a/v presentation, study/research time
Week 5- Mid-Term Exam (Chapters 1 thru 6), a/v presentation, review Chapters 7 & 8
Week 6- Review Chapters 9 & 10, classroom discussion on research topics
Week 7- Review Chapters 11 & 12, classroom discussion on research topics
Week 8- Final Exam (Chapters 7 thru 12), turn in Literature Review Project (Term Paper)
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