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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY II PSK102 Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring) 3 + 0 5

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY1
SEMESTERSecond Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)
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 development and change of human behavior across time and circumstances; the abnormal functioning of the brain and the mind; and develop habits of critical inquiry on related issues.
4) Will understand the relationship between different psychological approaches and areas of specialization in psychology which explain human behavior.
5) Will comprehend and use the specific concepts mentioned in different specialty areas of psychology.
6) Will learn about the applications of psychological knowledge in daily life.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Overview of the Material Introduced in Introduction to Psychology I
2nd Week Motivation and Emotion
3rd Week Personality
4th Week Personality (continued)
5th Week Social Psychology
6th Week Social Psychology (continued)
7th Week Industrial and Organizational Psychology
8th Week Mid-term and Psychological Disorders
9th Week Psychological Disorders (continued)
10th Week Psychotherapies
11th Week Psychotherapies (continued)
12th Week Health Psychology
13th Week Health Psychology (continued)
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGKing, L. A. (2011). The science of psychology: An appreciative view. Boston: McGraw Hill.
Stanovich, K. E. (2004). How to think straight about psychology. Boston: Pearson.
Morris, C. G. (2007). Psikolojiyi anlamak. Ankara: TPD.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Quiz530
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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