PSY305 Cognitive Psychology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY305 Cognitive Psychology 3 0 6 Tuesday 09:00- 10:50/ Thursday 10:00- 10:50
Prerequisite PSY103 It is a prerequisite to
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Assistant Mehmet Akif Elen Assistant E-mail oaydin@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives Cognitive Psychology is providing knowledge regarding the major theories, concepts, and research findings in the areas of cognitive feats and their implications in real world. Moreover, this course makes explicit definition of methodologies used in cognitive phenomena
Textbook Cognitive Psychology: Connecting Mind, Research, and Everyday Experience, Goldstein E.B., 3rd Edition, Thompson Wadsworth, 2014.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Identify and explain classic and current issues within cognitive psychology.
  2. Identify and explain standard methodological approaches used in the study of human cognition and cognitive neuroscience
  3. Engage in critical reading of empirical evidence used to examine theories of cognition.
  4. Explain how experimental findings inform theories of cognition.
  5. Define the cognitive abilities and mind functions.
Teaching Methods Class discussions with examples. Group workouts for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Individual and grouped cognitive experiments. Visual and written materials will be supplied.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction, syllabus presentation, course presentation
Week 2 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology Chapter 1
Week 3 Perception Chapter 3
Week 4 Perception&QUIZ-1 Chapter 3
Week 5 Attention Chapter 5
Week 6 Attention Chapter 5
Week 7 Midterm Exam
Week 8 Long-Term Memory: Structure Chapter 6
Week 9 Long-Term Memory:Encoding and Retrieval Chapter 7
Week 10 Long-Term Memory:Encoding and Retrieval Chapter 7
Week 11 Knowledge & Concepts&QUIZ-2 Chapter 9
Week 12 Reasoning & Decision Making Chapter 9
Week 13 Language Chapter 11
Week 14 Language Chapter 11
Week 15 Review of the previous chapters Chapter 7&9&11
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 30 1,2,3,4,5
Quiz 1 1 15 1,2,5
Quiz 2 1 15 4,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 14 42 Final Exam 7 9 63
Home Study 2 5 10 Home Study 2 5 10
        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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