|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Compulsory Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||2
|SEMESTER||Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||4
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||-
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Learn the fundamental theories and types of learning.
2) Learn the basic concepts of learning.
3) Discover the roots of behaviors of organisms (human and animals).
4) Have a skill to understand the relations between learning and other basic
topics of psychology.
5) Learn the basic concepts and theories of human memory.
6) Learn fundamental functions of human memory.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||No
|1st Week ||Getting Acquainted and Overview of the Course|
|2nd Week ||Fundamental Principles of and Types of Learning|
|3rd Week ||Basic Principles of Classical Conditioning|
|4th Week ||Basic Principles of Operant Conditioning|
|5th Week ||Reinforcement, Punishment and Avoidance|
|6th Week ||Observational Learning|
|7th Week ||Motor Learning|
|8th Week ||The Human Memory|
|9th Week ||Short-Term Memory|
|10th Week ||Working Memory and Executive Control|
|11th Week ||Long-term Memory: Episodic Memory and Semantic Memory|
|12th Week ||Forgetting|
|13th Week ||Individual Differences in Learning and Memory|
|14th Week ||General Evaluation|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||(Primary Textbook)
Cluck, M. A., Mercado, E. & Myers, C.E. (2013). Learning and Memory: From
Brain to Behavior (2nd ed.). New York: Worth Publishers.
Terry, W. S. (2008). Learning and Memory: Basic Principles, Processes and
Procedures (4th. ed.). NJ: Pearson Education Inc.
* The primary textbook for this course is renewed every year.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Discussion
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA||
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||75|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||25|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||Turkish