Introduction to Psychology – Grades 10 -12 – Fall 2021 and Winter 2022- 20 Weeks
Thursday, October 7 2021 @ 1:00PM – Thursday, March 24 2022 @ 2:30PM EDT
Instructor Email:[email protected]
Grade/Level:10 – 12
Day of Week:Thursday
Class Times:1:00PM – 2:30PM (ET)
Terms/Semesters:Fall 2021/Winter 2022
7 people are attending Introduction to Psychology – Grades 10 -12 – Fall 2021 and Winter 2022- 20 Weeks
Welcome to Psych 101!
This class will introduce the student to all the main concepts in psychology. Students will explore theories and think critically about all the psychological processes that contribute to human behavior. This class will cover all topics included in the AP Psych Exam. Please check with your local school district or AP exam coordinator if interested in taking the exam in the spring.
This class will be lecture and discussion based. Students will be encouraged to think critically and participate in discussion of topics. Students will have to opportunity to analyze case studies and come up with a diagnosis for each. They will also develop a presentation on the psychological disorder they’ve chosen.
Student will display considerable understanding in the following areas:
- Foundation of Psychology
- Scientific Methods in Psychology
- Sensation and Perception
- Cognitive Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- Motivation and Emotion
- Clinical Psychology
- Social Psychology
Weekly homework will vary and will average approximately 2 – 3 hours per week.
Textbook: Psychology 11th Edition (paperback or hardcover), by David Myers and Nathan DeWall. ISBN-13: 978-1464140815 ISBN-10: 1464140812
NOTE: Registration deadline is September 15, 2021.
There must be a minimum of 5 students to run this class.
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