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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY PSK100 Second Term (Spring) 3 + 0 5

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY1
SEMESTERSecond Term (Spring)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED5
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Elvin Doğutepe
Assistant Professor Burcu Tekeş
XX Didem Sevük
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will differentiate distinct psychological approaches.
2) Will follow the steps required to test any research hypothesis.
3) Will grasp the fundamental psychological concepts and theories of psychology.
4) Will understand the relationship between different psychological approaches explaining human behavior and the areas of psychology.
5) Will study the possible reasons of a behavior from different psychological perspectives.
6) Will grasp the basic psychological concepts and theories about the subareas of psychology.
7) Will see and analyze the implications of psychological knowledge in their daily lives.
8) Will introduce themselves research methods of psychology, the relationship between mind and body, and different research areas (such as sensation, perception, thinking, learning, intelligence, language).
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Getting Acquainted and Introduction to Psychology
2nd Week Scientific Method of Psychology
3rd Week Physiological Bases of Behavior
4th Week Sensation and Perception
5th Week States of Consciousness
6th Week Learning and Memory
7th Week Language, Thinking and Intelligence
8th Week Mid-term
9th Week Motivation and Emotion
10th Week Personality
11th Week Social Psychology
12th Week Industrial and Organizational Psychology
13th Week Health Psychology
14th Week Clinical Psychology
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGKing, L. A. (2012). The science of psychology: An appreciative view. Boston: McGraw Hil.
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,Questions/Answers
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Quiz420
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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