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American Psychology Association (2010). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th Edition).Washington, DC: Author. ISBN: 978-1-4338-0561-5 (soft cover)
PS 408 Cognitive Psychology
S1B 2013 BL
Nieto, Naomi Y.
Adjunct Psychology Instructor
BA Psychology/Minor: Criminal JusticeMA Mental Health Counseling
Before/After Class; Email; Telephone
January 14, 2013 to March 10, 2013
5:00 - 10:00 PM
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Educational Philosophy: Learning is centered on the student and focus on the course outcomes. The student is responsible for learning those outcomes. Also, implementation of additional APA style learning throughout the course.
The instructor is responsible for presenting the course material in an environment conducive to learning along with clarifying and /or elaborating on the goals. The instructor must guide the student to an understanding of concepts and the application of theories presented in the course.
Students are responsible for reaching the goals of the semester by taking weekly assessments, presentation of scholarly, empirical journals, examinations, and a research paper reflecting on new research in the field of psychology.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
1. Midterm Exam: 40 points (20% of final grade)
2. Final Exam: 40 points (20% of final grade)
3. Research Paper : 60 points (30% of final grade)
200-224 = B
175-199 = C
150-174 = D
173-0 = F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Work missed because of absences or work turned in late will not be accepted. It is your responsibility to meet deadlines and turn in work when it's due. Military students can make alternative arrangements with the instructor because of deployments or other unforeseen military duties that often arise. Park University specializes in serving military students and accommodations will be made to help the soldier, marine, airman, or sailor complete the course successfully.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Attend all classes for the entire class period and be on time to all classes. Roll will be taken before and after at each class meeting, therefore students who leave during class breaks will be considered absent and receive a "U". If classes are missed for a legitimate reason, such as temporary duty or illness, the student is responsible to make up the missed work, obtain lecture notes and handouts. If you are going to miss a class, I expect to be communicated with prior to class, if possible. Assignments will be turned in on time. There will be exceptions.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1
· Friday March 8
oFINAL (Chapter 8-14 only)
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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