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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY I PSK101 First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall) 3 + 0 5

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY1
SEMESTERFirst Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)-First Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED5
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Professor Doğan Kökdemir
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will differentiate between the different psychological approaches and analyze psychological issues from the perspective of these different approaches
2) Will follow through the several steps of assessment in investigating a certain psychological research hypothesis.
3) Will accumulate knowledge on the theories and research regarding the normal and abnormal functioning of the brain, the senses and the mind, and develop habits of critical inquiry on related issues.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Intorduction to PSK101 and University Life
2nd Week What is Psychology?
3rd Week Physiological Foundations of Behavior
4th Week Physiological Foundations of Behavior (continued)
5th Week Sensation and Perception
6th Week Sensation and Perception (continued)
7th Week States of Consciousness
8th Week Mid-term
9th Week Scientific Methods of Inquiry in Psychology
10th Week Scientific Methods of Inquiry in Psychology (continued)
11th Week Learning
12th Week Memory
13th Week Thinking, Intelligence, and Language
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING(Primary Textbook)
King, L. A. (2017). The science of psychology: An appreciative view (4th Ed.).
Boston: McGraw Hill.
(Suggested References)
Stanovich, K. E. (2004). How to think straight about psychology. Boston:
Pearson.
Morris, C. G. (2007). Psikolojiyi anlamak. Ankara: TPD.
* The primary textbook for this course is renewed every year.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Assignment120
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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