Introduction to Psychology week 1 Notes
Introduction to Psychology week 1 Notes Psych 111
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by AHegerman on Tuesday February 9, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Psych 111 at University of North Dakota taught by Dr. Virginia Clinton in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 56 views.
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Date Created: 02/09/16
01/13 (lecture) 99:50 am Syllabus Quiz: Read the question Find the answer in the syllabus Respond as requested Cheaper options for the textbook: chegg.com Rent from amazon.com Ebook To make lecture course interactive you will need: Turning Point clicker Clicker checklist: purchase a clicker register your clicker through blackboard bring clicker to class each day ensure proper channel check clicker battery life Class information: we do not read the book in order there are weekly quizzes and reflections Quiz information: multiple choice 5 questions one point per question posted Monday afternoon, due following Monday A word about quizzes... not fun easy to forget really truly help learning testing effect What is the point of minute papers? student participation allows student to connect with course content writing to learn formative assessment frequency Exams: there are 4 exams each exam is not cumulative, except for the final the only excusable reason for missing an exam are things like serious illness needing medical care, death of a loved one, etc. your lowest grade will be dropped out of the 4 exams, unless you feel you are happy with your grade in the class, then you can be excused from the final Reaction paper: Dunlosky et al., (2013) Purpose is to get something you can apply to your studies Article summary: Choose scholarly article from the textbook Write a 23 page summary Etiquette: No (electronic) sound! Classrelated activities only! Laptops and tablets only! (no cell phones) Bottom Line: Electronics in the classroom... Should be only for class related activities Unrelated activities are a distraction to you, your peers, and your instructor I may ask you to put away your phone or shut your laptop Email me (Dr. Clinton) if you are distracted by your peers use of electronics “Whome to contact” way to organize who is in charge of what avoid email bouncing and other confusion Multiple choice quiz questions Mariah Dalbey Weekly reflections UTA Not understanding something in class? You choose! Disagree with your grade? GTA your teacher Missing a discussion section? GTA your teacher Missing a lecture? Check the slides Get complete notes from a friend Check with your instructor if this is an ongoing issue Email Dr. Clinton if you missed a minute paper and have an excused absence (you have a week to turn in) Problems with blackboard? CILT http://und.edu/techsupport/students/blackboardstudents.cfm 701.777.2129 Need accommodations? Both your GTA and your instructor What is the consequence for academic dishonesty? You receive a failing grade and are removed from the class What will you get out of this class? What psychology is How research is conducted Tastes of different subfields Subfields: Basic learning Memory Educational Psycholinguistics Developmental Intelligence Motivation Social Affect Health Psychological disorders What will you NOT get out of this course “crazy people” How to “fix” your family, friends, and self How to diagnose people Dream interpretation Meaning of life What is Psychology? “The science of behavior and mental processes” Science: empirical data scientific method appropriate claims Behavior VS Mental Processes Behavior: “outside” directly observable easy to measure Mental Processes: “inside” unable to directly observe difficult to measure
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