Psychology 201 Classes
Dr. Rosalyn M. King, Professor
Assignment in Lieu of Class
In Lieu of Class on Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Please prepare your responses in typewritten form for submission in class. Also be prepared to make presentations in class explaining your responses. You are also required to post a couple of responses on the web board.
For Psychology 201 Students in Lieu of Class on Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Please prepare your responses in typewritten form for submission in class. Also be prepared to make presentations in class explaining your responses. You are also required to post one response below on the web board.
OVERVIEW OF PSYCHOLOGY
After reading the overview of psychology
under lessons and handouts on the web course, summarize your view of the field of psychology.
Read carefully the section on Psychology's Relatives.
Explain why the listed social sciences are relevant to psychology (anthropology, geography,
political science, biology, psychiatry, history). The field of sociology is probably considered the least needed by psychology--why?
What other field(s) are closely related to psychology?
from something you have read or experienced, from the textbook, from related psychological research, or from a scholarly journal.
Post your response to this question on the web board by going first to the discussion forum page on the course website and then
posting your answer on the web board. Also respond to at least one response provided by one of your classmates.
This post should be made no later than Sunday, September 9, 2007 by 12 midnight.
HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY
Read the history of psychology.
Review the Related Learning Links
and other sources on the history of psychology. Discuss the contributions of scholars, worldwide, in the evolution of the field. Explain psychology as a global discipline, including particular countries that helped define the discipline as well as some of the people who contributed to psychology's evolvement.
Who is your favorite contributor to the field of psychology and why? What significant contribution did they make to the field?
Excerpts of your essay may contribute to additional lessons on the course website. Please cite all sources used and
submit a typewritten paper of 5-8 pages. Include your honor pledge and a list of references.
BEGIN STUDY AND PREPARATION ON RESEARCH AND ETHICS (Chapter 1, Thinking Critically About Psychological Science)
Not To Be Submitted
Read Chapter 1 and become familiar with research in psychology. This is preparation for a future class.
Visit the related learning links section of the web course on Ethics in Psychology.
Read or download the APA's
"Ethical Principles of Psychologist."
Read also about Institutional Review Boards and about the care and use of animals in research. Visit the other links listed on this page
Become familiar with these ethical standards for participation in discussion of case scenarios in class.
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Here is the same document in WORD in case you want to enter your responses in the document.