|1. Description - |
|A seminar in directed readings, discussions and projects in psychology. Specific topics to be determined by the instructor.|
|Prerequisite: Honors Institute participant.|
|Advisory: Not open to students with credit in PSYC 34 or 34H.|
|2. Course Objectives - |
|The student will be able to: |
- analyze the topic in a skillful and thorough manner.
- discuss the topic critically with instructor and other students.
- explain the importance of the topic to the discipline.
- use new vocabulary relevant to the topic.
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment - |
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) - |
- Readings, discussion, and critical analysis of the various topics.
- Use of primary, secondary and other important monographs as appropriate.
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation - |
|Evaluation of class participation and examinations on readings. |
|7. Representative Text(s) - |
|As appropriate to topic. |
|8. Disciplines - |
|9. Method of Instruction - |
|May include, but not limited to: |
- Instructor presentation
- Student presentations
- Class discussions
|10. Lab Content - |
|Not applicable. |
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments - |
- Conduct search for primary sources (empirical articles) by accessing web-based databases (e.g., PsyArticles).
- Meet with other group members to conduct group projects.
- Read research articles.
- Write 1-2 page reflection paper.
- Write 5-6 page research paper.
- Write critical questions based on weekly readings.
|13. Need/Justification - |
|This is a restricted support course for the AA degree in Psychology. |