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College of Social Science
PSY/300 Version 5
General Psychology
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Course Description

General Psychology is a survey course which introduces the student to the major topics in scientific psychology as applied to human behavior. Applications of these principles will be made to the human experience.

Policies

Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:

• University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document.
• Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum.

University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Course Materials

Kowalski, R., & Westen, D. (2011). Psychology (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

Week One: The Science of Psychology Details Due Points
Objectives 1.1 Examine the major underlying assumptions of the various schools of thought in psychology.
1.2 Explain how psychological research applies to various aspects of personal and social life.
1.3 Determine what guidelines should be applied to the evaluation of psychological research and practices.
1.4 Identify ethical dilemmas that may arise in psychological research.
1.5 Describe the basic biological foundations of psychology.
Reading Read Ch. 1 of Psychology.
Reading Read Ch. 2 of Psychology.
Reading Read Ch. 3 of Psychology.
Reading Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. (Journal articles that are appropriate for DQ’s and papers.)
Participation Participate in class discussion.

Participate in the class discussions 3 out of 7 days during the week, with a minimum of 8 substantive posts TOTAL. Participation posts must meet the minimum parameters (please see “Participation” thread in the Main Forum for the parameters). Posts outside of the DQ threads do not count towards participation. Posts made in old threads will not earn credit after Thursday of the current week.

DQ answers do not count towards participation. 3 days/ week 2
Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.
Within your DQ answers you must include corroboration from an academically appropriate outside source (the textbook for this class, weekly ERR’s, or peer reviewed scholarly journals ONLY) within your answer (just putting a quote in your post does not count as including corroboration in your answer). In order to avoid plagiarism, make sure that all paraphrased and/or quoted material from your source(s) is cited and referenced in correct APA format.
See the post in the Main Forum regarding minimum parameters for DQ answers. Day 3 & Day 5 2
Activities and Preparation
Branches of Psychology View the “Branches of Psychology” video located in this week’s Media Enhancements link. Activities and Preparation
Complexity of Humans View the “Complexity of Humans” video located in this week’s Media Enhancements link. Activities and Preparation
Perspectives in Psychology View the “Perspectives in Psychology” activity located in this week’s Media Enhancements link. Activities and Preparation
Classic Studies in Psychology Watch the “Classic Studies in Psychology” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Activities and Preparation
The Wonder of the Human Brain Watch the “Wonder of the Human Brain” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Individual Instructions
Choosing the Right Method Read the following:

The term experimental research describes the systematic process by which scientists seek to understand cause–effect relationships. When conducting experiments, researchers observe what happens when one or more variable is manipulated. The manipulated variable is called the independent variable. Scientists are interested in observing the effects of the independent variable(s) on the dependent variable. The dependent variable is the variable that is measured. When a scientist observes changes in the dependent variable in response to manipulation of the independent variable, a causal relationship may be inferred. When researchers test new drugs, they typically use experimental designs; that is, they manipulate the drug condition (some participants will receive the drug that is being studied and others will receive a placebo) and measure the effects of the manipulation on variables of interest, such as weight loss or blood pressure.

Non-experimental research also examines relationships among variables but makes no attempt to infer cause and effect. Examples of non-experimental methods include descriptive analysis, case studies and correlational studies. One common example of non-experimental research is survey research. Surveys are often administered to hundreds of individuals to better understand how particular variables (such as pet ownership and self-reported stress levels) are related.

Watch the “Choosing the Right Method” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Learning Team Instructions
Learning Team Charter Create and Submit the Learning Team Charter.

The team must use the Charter that is posted in the Course Materials Forum. Day 6
Individual Foundations of Psychology Paper Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you examine the foundations of psychology.
Address the following components:

• Identify the major schools of thought in psychology and examine their major underlying assumptions.
• Identify the primary biological foundations of psychology linked to behavior.

• Be sure to use a minimum of three academically appropriate sources (the textbook for this class, weekly ERR’s, or peer reviewed scholarly journals ONLY) in your paper to support your assertions.
• Plagiarism of any kind will not be tolerated in this class. Incidents of plagiarism will be reported to the university.

This paper should be posted as a Microsoft ® Word attachment in the Assignments Section and should adhere to strict APA formatting style, including citations and references. A copy of the full plagiarism report from CWE (not just a screen shot) must be submitted with your paper, as a separate document, or points will be deducted. The report is considered part of the assignment - if it is late, the entire assignment is late - don't wait until the last minute. A Certificate of Originality must also be posted, as a separate document, in the Assignment Section with the paper. Day 7 5
Individual
Week One Knowledge Check Complete the Week One Knowledge Check. Day 4 2

Summary of Week 1 Deliverables
Assignment Individual or Learning Team Location Due
Participation Individual Main Forum –
DQ threads 3 days/week
Bio Individual Chat Room Day 1
DQ #1 Individual Main Forum Day 3
Week One Knowledge Check Individual Materials Day 4
DQ #2 Individual Main Forum Day 5
LT Charter Learning Team LT Forum Day 6
Foundations Paper & Plagiarism Report & Certificate of Authenticity Individual Assignments Section Day 7

Week Two: Learning Details Due Points
Objectives 2.1 Explore the conditioning processes involved with learning.
2.2 Distinguish between classical and operant conditioning.
2.3 Define unconditioned stimulus, conditioned stimulus, reinforcement, shaping, and extinction.
2.4 Examine cognitive-social models of learning.
Reading Read Ch. 5 of Psychology.
Reading Review the Ch. 3 section “Research in Depth: Thinking With Two Minds?” of Psychology.
Reading Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. (Journal articles that are appropriate for DQ’s and papers.)
Participation Participate in class discussion.

Participate in the class discussions 3 out of 7 days during the week, with a minimum of 8 substantive posts TOTAL. Participation posts must meet the minimum parameters (please see “Participation” thread in the Main Forum for the parameters). Posts outside of the DQ threads do not count towards participation. Posts made in old threads will not earn credit after Thursday of the current week.

DQ answers do not count towards participation. 3 days/ week 2
Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.
Within your DQ answers you must include corroboration from an academically appropriate outside source (the textbook for this class, weekly ERR’s, or peer reviewed scholarly journals ONLY) within your answer (just putting a quote in your post does not count as including corroboration in your answer). In order to avoid plagiarism, make sure that all paraphrased and/or quoted material from your source(s) is cited and referenced in correct APA format.
See the post in the Main Forum regarding minimum parameters for DQ answers. Day 3 & Day 5 2
Activities and Preparation
Introduction to Broken Brains Watch the “Introduction to Broken Brains” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Activities and Preparation
Language Resides Solely in the Hemisphere of the Brain Review the Ch. 3 section “Research in Depth: Thinking With Two Minds?” of Psychology.

Watch the “Language Resides Solely in the Left Hemisphere of the Brain” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. Activities and Preparation
Spatial Awareness Resides in the Right Hemisphere of the Brain Review the Ch. 3 section “Research in Depth: Thinking With Two Minds?” of Psychology.

Watch the “Spatial Awareness Resides in the Right Hemisphere of the Brain” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Activities and Preparation
Positive Reinforcement View the “Positive Reinforcement Tutorial” activity located in this week’s Media Enhancements link. Activities and Preparation
The Shaping Process
View the “The Shaping Process” activity located in this week’s Media Enhancements link.
Individual Instructions Resources: University of Phoenix Material: Understanding the Research Process

Read Understanding the Research Process located in Week Two and begin working on the assignment, which is due in Week Three.
Individual
Phobias and Addictions Paper Prepare a 1,100- to 1,500-word paper in which you discuss phobias and addictions as related to classical and operant conditioning. Phobias and addictions are two emotional difficulties which learning theorists can account for. Be sure to include the following:

• Explore how phobias can be developed through classical conditioning.
• Explore how addictions can be developed through operant conditioning.
• Distinguish between classical and operant conditioning.
• Explain what extinction means and how it is achieved in both classical and operant conditioning.

• Be sure to use a minimum of three academically appropriate sources (the textbook for this class, weekly ERR’s, or peer reviewed scholarly journals ONLY) in your paper to support your assertions.
• Plagiarism of any kind will not be tolerated in this class. Incidents of plagiarism will be reported to the university.

This paper should be posted as a Microsoft ® Word attachment in the Assignments Section and should adhere to strict APA formatting style, including citations and references. A copy of the full plagiarism report from CWE (not just a screen shot) must be submitted with your paper, as a separate document, or points will be deducted. The report is considered part of the assignment - if it is late, the entire assignment is late - don't wait until the last minute. A Certificate of Originality must also be posted, as a separate document, in the Assignment Section with the paper. Day 7 9
Learning Team Week 2 Assignment – Outline, Summary and Paper References Learning Team – Outline, Summary and References
Review the Week 3 Learning Team assignment. The first part of the assignment is to post your own personal reflections regarding multiple intelligences. Once each person has posted his/her own input, then the team must conduct a dialogue to discuss, compare and evaluate with and between one another. This dialogue will be used for corroboration within the Week 3 paper.

The discussion may take place in the LT Forum or using the UoP chat function. If the UoP chat is used, a copy of the entire discussion must be posted in the LT Forum.

The dialogue notes should be integrated into the summary for the assignment so that the team members can easily utilize it for their sections of the Week 3 assignment.

A list (in APA format) of the references that will be used for the presentation needs to be put together. (Only academically appropriate sources may be used - the textbook for this class, weekly ERR’s, or peer reviewed scholarly journals ONLY.)

The organized summary, outline, and the list of references that will be used for the Week 3 presentation needs to be put together in one document and posted as a Microsoft ® Word attachment in the Assignments Section. A Certificate of Originality must also be posted, as a separate document, in the Assignment Section with the paper. Day 6 2
Individual
Week Two Knowledge Check Complete the Week Two Knowledge Check. Day 4 2

Summary of Week 2 Deliverables
Assignment Individual or Learning Team Location Due
Participation Individual Main Forum – DQ Threads 3 days/week
DQ #1 Individual Main Forum Day 3
Week 2 Knowledge Check Individual Materials Day 4
DQ #2 Individual Main Forum Day 5
Learning Team Summary, Outline and References Learning Team Assignments Section Day 6
Phobia & Addictions Paper & Plagiarism Report & Certificate of Authenticity Individual Assignments Section Day 7

Week Three: Memory, Thought, Language, and Intelligence Details Due Points
Objectives 3.1 Examine the processes of memory and information processing.
3.2 Describe short-term memory and long-term memory in relationship to each other.
3.3 Compare and contrast language, thought, reasoning, and problem solving.
3.4 Explore the definitions of intelligence and the validity of intelligence measurements.
3.5 Articulate the relationship between memory and intelligence.
Reading Read Ch. 6 of Psychology.
Reading Read Ch. 7 of Psychology.
Reading Read Ch. 8 of Psychology.
Reading Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. (Journal articles that are appropriate for DQ’s and papers.)
Participation Participate in class discussion.

Participate in the class discussions 3 out of 7 days during the week, with a minimum of 8 substantive posts TOTAL. Participation posts must meet the minimum parameters (please see “Participation” thread in the Main Forum for the parameters). Posts outside of the DQ threads do not count towards participation. Posts made in old threads will not earn credit after Thursday of the current week.

DQ answers do not count towards participation. 3 days/ week 2
Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.
Within your DQ answers you must include corroboration from an academically appropriate outside source (the textbook for this class, weekly ERR’s, or peer reviewed scholarly journals ONLY) within your answer (just putting a quote in your post does not count as including corroboration in your answer). In order to avoid plagiarism, make sure that all paraphrased and/or quoted material from your source(s) is cited and referenced in correct APA format.
See the post in the Main Forum regarding minimum parameters for DQ answers. Day 3 & Day 5 2
Activities and Preparation
Memory in the Brain View the “Memory in the Brain” activity located in this week’s Media Enhancements link.
Activities and Preparation
Learning and Memory Watch the “Learning and Memory” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Activities and Preparation
Theories of Language Acquisition Watch the “Theories of Language Acquisition” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Individual
Understanding the Research Process Assignment Submit the Understanding the Research Process Assignment.

For this assignment, each question should be written out, and then a minimum of one paragraph (4-7 sentences) answer per question. There is no maximum word count for this assignment. • Two academically appropriate resources must be used within the paper.

This paper should be posted as a Microsoft ® Word attachment in the Assignments Section and should adhere to strict APA formatting style, including a title page, citations and references. Do not copy the form provided! A copy of the full plagiarism report from CWE (not just a screen shot) must be submitted with your paper, as a separate document, or points will be deducted. The report is considered part of the assignment - if it is late, the entire assignment is late - don't wait until the last minute. A Certificate of Originality must also be posted, as a separate document, in the Assignment Section with the paper.

The worksheet is posted under Week 2 in the Materials Forum. Day 7 5
Learning Team Gardner Intelligence Presentation Prepare an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in which you discuss the theory of multiple intelligences developed by Howard Gardner.
Select three intelligences and discuss how each can have an impact on the personal success of the team members (this should have been discussed in Week 2). The following is a list of the eight intelligences:

• Linguistic
• Musical
• Logical–mathematical
• Naturalist
• Spatial
• Bodily–kinesthetic
• Intrapersonal
• Interpersonal

Include detailed speakers notes for each slide (with cited corroboration).
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

• Three academically appropriate resources must be used for this assignment. Day 6 13
Individual
Week Three Knowledge Check Complete the Week Three Knowledge Check. Day 4 2
Individual
Learning Team Evaluation Complete the Learning Team Evaluation. Do not post the evaluation to the LT Forum or the Assignment Section. It is private correspondence between you and me, and must be posted in your Individual Forum. Day 6 1

Summary of Week 3 Deliverables
Assignment Individual or Learning Team Location Due
Participation Individual Main Forum 3 days/week
DQ #1 Individual Main Forum Day 3
Week 3 Knowledge Check Individual Materials Day 4
DQ #2 Individual Main Forum Day 5
Multiple Intelligence Presentation & Certificate of Authenticity Learning Team Assignments Section Day 6
LT Evaluation Individual Individual Forum Day 6
Understanding the Research Process Assignment Individual Assignments Section Day 7

Week Four: Motivation and Personality
Human Development Details Due Points
Objectives 4.1 Examine basic theories of motivation.
4.2 Compare and contrast theories of personality in terms of how they explain an individual’s unique patterns and traits.
4.3 Determine the usefulness and the limitations of personality testing.
4.4 Identify basic theories of development.
4.5 Distinguish between the influences of heredity and environment on psychological development.
Reading Read Ch. 10 of Psychology.
Reading Read Ch. 12 of Psychology.
Reading Read Ch. 13 of Psychology.
Reading Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. (Journal articles that are appropriate for DQ’s and papers.)
Participation Participate in class discussion.

Participate in the class discussions 3 out of 7 days during the week, with a minimum of 8 substantive posts TOTAL. Participation posts must meet the minimum parameters (please see “Participation” thread in the Main Forum for the parameters). Posts outside of the DQ threads do not count towards participation. Posts made in old threads will not earn credit after Thursday of the current week.

DQ answers do not count towards participation. 3 days/ week 2
Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.
Within your DQ answers you must include corroboration from an academically appropriate outside source (the textbook for this class, weekly ERR’s, or peer reviewed scholarly journals ONLY) within your answer (just putting a quote in your post does not count as including corroboration in your answer). In order to avoid plagiarism, make sure that all paraphrased and/or quoted material from your source(s) is cited and referenced in correct APA format.
See the post in the Main Forum regarding minimum parameters for DQ answers. Day 3 & Day 5 2
Activities and Preparation
That’s My Theory View the “That’s My Theory” activity located in this week’s Media Enhancements link.

Individual
Life Span Development and Personality Paper Resources: Articles located through the University Library or other academically appropriate sources.

Select a famous individual from the 20th or 21st centuries. Obtain faculty approval for your selection prior to beginning this assignment – no later than DAY 2 of the week (points will be deducted otherwise). Topics that will definitely not be approved will be posted in the Main Forum during Week 4. Conduct research concerning the background of your selected individual to determine what forces have impacted his or her life from the viewpoint of developmental psychology.
Prepare a 1,100- to 1,500-word paper in which you address the following items:

• Distinguish between the influences of heredity and environment on the person’s psychological development. Be sure to specify which area of psychological development: moral, emotional, or other.
• What family issues or social support systems may have influenced the person’s developmental growth and adjustment?
• Select two different theories of personality and apply them to your selected figure, and answer the following question: How does each theory differ in terms of how it explains the individual's unique patterns or traits?
• Explain which theoretical approach you believe best explains the individual's behaviors and achievements. Make sure to explain why you made this choice.

• Be sure to use a minimum of three academically appropriate sources in your paper to support your assertions.
• Plagiarism of any kind will not be tolerated in this class. Incidents of plagiarism will be reported to the university.

This paper should be posted as a Microsoft ® Word attachment in the Assignments Section and should adhere to strict APA formatting style, including citations and references. A copy of the full plagiarism report from CWE (not just a screen shot) must be submitted with your paper, as a separate document, or points will be deducted. The report is considered part of the assignment - if it is late, the entire assignment is late - don't wait until the last minute. A Certificate of Originality must also be posted, as a separate document, in the Assignment Section with the paper. Day 7 9
Individual
Week Four Knowledge Check Complete the Week Four Knowledge Check. Day 4 2
Learning Team
Outline, Summary & References for Week 5 Assignment Develop an outline, a summary, and put together a list of the references (the textbook for this class, weekly ERR’s, or peer reviewed scholarly journals ONLY) that will be used.

The three parts need to be put together in one document and posted as a Microsoft ® Word attachment in the Assignments Section. A Certificate of Originality must also be posted, as a separate document, in the Assignment Section with the paper. Day 6 2

Summary of Week 4 Deliverables
Assignment Individual or Learning Team Location Due
Participation Individual Main Forum – DQ Threads 3 days/week
Selection Approval for Life Span Paper Individual Individual Forum Day 2
DQ #1 Individual Main Forum Day 3
Week 4 Knowledge Check Individual Materials Day 4
DQ #2 Individual Main Forum Day 5
Learning Team Assignment Learning Team Assignments Section Day 6
Life Span Paper & Plagiarism Report & Certificate of Authenticity Individual Assignments Section Day 7

Week Five: Social Psychology Abnormal Psychology and Therapy Details Due Points
Objectives 5.1 Analyze precursors and consequences of human interaction in terms of social psychology concepts.
5.2 Explore basic concepts of human interaction from a social psychology perspective.
5.3 Define abnormal psychology in contrast to “normal psychology.”
5.4 Examine mental disorders and mental illness from the psychological perspective.
5.5 Compare and contrast therapies designed for each school of thought in psychology for treating mental disorders.
Reading Read Ch. 14 of Psychology.
Reading Read Ch. 15 of Psychology.
Reading Read Ch. 16 of Psychology.
Reading Read the “Social Influence” section of Ch. 17 of Psychology.
Reading Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. (Journal articles that are appropriate for DQ’s and papers.)
Participation Participate in class discussion.

Participate in the class discussions 3 out of 7 days during the week, with a minimum of 8 substantive posts TOTAL. Participation posts must meet the minimum parameters (please see “Participation” thread in the Main Forum for the parameters). Posts outside of the DQ threads do not count towards participation. Posts made in old threads will not earn credit after Thursday of the current week.

DQ answers do not count towards participation. 3 days/ week 2
Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.

Within your DQ answers you must include corroboration from an academically appropriate outside source (the textbook for this class, weekly ERR’s, or peer reviewed scholarly journals ONLY) within your answer (just putting a quote in your post does not count as including corroboration in your answer). In order to avoid plagiarism, make sure that all paraphrased and/or quoted material from your source(s) is cited and referenced in correct APA format.
See the post in the Main Forum regarding minimum parameters for DQ answers. Day 3 & Day 5 2
Activities and Preparation
Hidden in Plain Sight: Looking for Mental Illness Watch the “Hidden in Plain Sight: Looking for Mental Illness” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Activities and Preparation
Disorders and Diagnosis View the “Disorders and Diagnosis” activity located in this week’s Media Enhancements link. Individual
Social Influences on Behavior Paper Resources: Articles located through the University Library or other sources

Prepare a 1,100- to 1,500-word paper in which you examine basic concepts of human interaction from a psychology perspective. In your examination, describe at least two examples of socially influenced behaviors. In your description be sure to address the following:

• Describe the specific behaviors.
• Describe the context in which the behaviors occurred.
• Analyze precursors and consequences of the behaviors in terms of social psychology concepts.
• Identify any associated phenomenon with your selected behaviors, such as social facilitation, social loafing, or groupthink.
• Determine if the exhibited behaviors necessitate therapeutic intervention.

• Be sure to use a minimum of three academically appropriate sources (the textbook for this class, weekly ERR’s, or peer reviewed scholarly journals ONLY) in your paper to support your assertions.
• Plagiarism of any kind will not be tolerated in this class. Incidents of plagiarism will be reported to the university.

This paper should be posted as a Microsoft ® Word attachment in the Assignments Section and should adhere to strict APA formatting style, including citations and references. A copy of the full plagiarism report from CWE (not just a screen shot) must be submitted with your paper, as a separate document, or points will be deducted. The report is considered part of the assignment - if it is late, the entire assignment is late - don't wait until the last minute. A Certificate of Originality must also be posted, as a separate document, in the Assignment Section with the paper. Day 7 10
Learning Team
Abnormal Psychology and Therapy Paper Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you discuss abnormal psychology and therapy. In your paper, be sure to address each one of the following items:

• Compare and contrast normal and abnormal psychology.
• Examine at least two mental disorders and two mental illnesses from the perspective of psychology. (Make sure to not select neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s or Autism.)
• Discuss the similarities and differences among the therapies for each school of thought in psychology for treating mental disorders.

• Be sure to use a minimum of three academically appropriate sources (the textbook for this class, weekly ERR’s, or peer reviewed scholarly journals ONLY) in your paper to support your assertions.
• Plagiarism of any kind will not be tolerated in this class. Incidents of plagiarism will be reported to the university.

This paper should be posted as a Microsoft ® Word attachment in the Assignments Section and should adhere to strict APA formatting style, including citations and references. A copy of the full plagiarism report from CWE (not just a screen shot) must be submitted with your paper, as a separate document, or points will be deducted. The report is considered part of the assignment - if it is late, the entire assignment is late - don't wait until the last minute. A Certificate of Originality must also be posted, as a separate document, in the Assignment Section with the paper. Day 6 13
Individual
Learning Team Evaluation Complete the Learning Team Evaluation. Do not post the evaluation to the LT Forum or the Assignment Section. It is private correspondence between you and me, and must be posted in your Individual Forum. Day 6 1
Individual
Week Five Knowledge Check Complete the Week Five Knowledge Check. Day 4 2
Summary of Week 5 Deliverables
Assignment Individual or Learning Team Location Due
Participation Individual Main Forum – DQ Threads 3 days/week
DQ #1 Individual Main Forum Day 3
Week 5 Knowledge Check Individual Materials Day 4
DQ #2 Individual Main Forum Day 5
Abnormal Psychology-Therapy Paper & Plagiarism Report & Certificate of Authenticity Learning Team Assignments Section Day 6
LT Evaluation Individual Individual Forum Day 6
Social Influence Paper & Plagiarism Report & Certificate of Authenticity Individual Assignments Section Day 7
Point Values for Course Assignments
ASSIGNMENTS Points
Individual (70%)
Foundations of Psychology Paper (Week 1) 05
Phobias and Addictions Paper (Week 2) 09
Understanding Research Assignment (Week 3) 05
Life Span Development and Personality Paper (Week 4) 09
Social Influences on Behavior Paper (Week 5) 10
Participation (2 points per week) 10
Discussion Questions (2 points per week) 10
Knowledge Checks (2 points per week) 10
Learning Team Evaluations (Week 3 & Week 5) 2 (1 each)
Learning Team (30%)
Dialogue and References (Week 2) 2
Multiple Intelligence Presentation (Week 3) 13
Outline, Summary and References (Week 4) 2
Abnormal Psychology and Therapy Paper (Week 5) 13
Total 100

Grading Scale

Grade A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- F
Percentage 95+ 90-94 87-89 84-86 80-83 77-79 74-76 70-73 67-69 64-66 60-63

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