PSY103 Introduction to Psychology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY103 Introduction to Psychology 2 1 6 MON/WED 12:30- 13:40
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
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Course Objectives To enable students: 1. To obtain current scientific knowledge of theories, methods, and scientific findings from the field of psychology 2. To formulate the knowledge on most important topics in psychology 3. To recognize the importance of critical thinking when evaluating psychological material.
Textbook Douglas S. Krull, Introduction to Psychology, Kona Publishing and Media Group, (2014)
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Define psychology and its theoretical and applied disciplines
  2. Identify and explain basic theoretical approaches in psychology
  3. Identify and explain psychological research methods
  4. Have basic understanding of cognitive, emotional, and motivational processess
  5. Critically evaluate and apply research finding in the field of psychology to everyday problems
Teaching Methods Weekly lectures, discussions in class, essays, midterm, student’s presentations and final exam
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introductory lecture Presentation of course outline Douglas S. Krull
Week 2 The science of psychology Douglas S. Krull
Week 3 The Biological Basis of Psychology Douglas S. Krull
Week 4 Essey submition and preparation for students presentations
Week 5 State of Consciousness Douglas S. Krull
Week 6 Learning Douglas S. Krull
Week 7 Midterm exam
Week 8 Memory Douglas S. Krull
Week 9 Cognition and Language Douglas S. Krull
Week 10 Motivation and Emotion Douglas S. Krull
Week 11 Lifespan Development Douglas S. Krull
Week 12 Social psychology Douglas S. Krull
Week 13 Stress and Health Psychology Douglas S. Krull
Week 14 Ethical issues in psychology Douglas S. Krull
Week 15 Wrap -up Douglas S. Krull
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 60
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Essay 1 10
Midterm Exam 1 20
Presentation 1 10
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 2 15 30 Home Study 1 15 15
Assignments 10 1 10 Assignments 10 1 10
Tutorials 1 15 15 Final exam studies 20 2 40
Home Study 1 15 15 Home Study 1 15 15
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 04/03/2020
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