PS 315 Theories of Personality
S2QQ 2013 HI
Black, Charles A.
Master of Education/Educational PsychologyBachelor of Science, Clinical Health
7290 Weiner Avenue, Bld 383, Hill AFB, UT 84056-5003
0800 - 1600 hours
March 18 - May 12, 2013
7:30 - 10:15 PM
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Educational Philosophy: This instructor engages in interactive discussion based on the topics covered in the textbook. The goal being that the students will learn and remember when the topics can be related to personally.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
PS315 Theories of PersonalityCore Assessment
Research Reaction Paper In order to help you relate theories of personality to current research in the field, students will complete a research reaction paper focusing on the analysis of an empirical research article relevant to the study of personality. The research reaction paper should include a summary and discussion of the research article including the following areas: 1) topic area; 2) hypotheses; 3) method; and 4) major results and findings. Most importantly, reaction papers should include a thoughtful commentary by the student. Specifically, not only should students provide a general summary, but focus on a critique of the research question and design, as well as a discussion of how the research relates to other theories of personality. In addition, students should include a commentary about the relationship of the research findings to their own life and personality development. Students' comments, critique, and discussion should form the majority of the paper.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Student performance will be assessed thru examinations on all topics covered from the textbook. Also, the Core Assessment Paper, Homework and Class Participation.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Course material may not be submitted late without permission of the Instructor. Tests taken after the normal test date will be an alternate form of test.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Politeness and courtesy are expected. Timliness is also expected. A respect for differences of opinion will be encouraged in an open forum. Class members will be drawn into dixcussion of all topics covered in depth.
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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 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
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Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
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