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Ψ General Psychology - Cisco Campus
Class schedule - TT 9:35 - 11.00 am. - Fall 2017
29 August - Course Overview, Introduction: Psychology in Action
31 August - Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology
05 September - Chapter 2: The Biological Perspective
07 September - Chapter 2: The Biological Perspective continued.
12 September - Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception: Sensation
14 September - Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception: Perception
19 September - Chapter 4: Consciousness: Sleep, Dreams, Hypnosis, and Drugs
21 September - Chapter 4: Consciousness: Sleep, Dreams, Hypnosis, and Drugs continued.
26 September - Chapter 5: Learning
28 September - Chapter 5: Learning cont. Major Test 1! (On the 1st 5 Chapters)
- Project 1st draft due!
03 October - Chapter 6: Memory
05 October - Chapter 6: Memory continued.
10 October - Chapter 7: Cognitive Psychology: Thinking, Intelligence, and Language
12 October - Chapter 7: Cognitive Psychology continued.
17 October - Chapter 8: Development across the Lifespan
19 October - Chapter 8: Development across the Lifespan continued.
24 October - Chapter 9: Motivation and Emotion
26 October - Chapter 9: Motivation and Emotion continued.
31 October - Chapter 10: Sexuality and Gender
02 November - Chapter 10: Sexuality and Gender continued. Major Test 2! - Project 2nd draft due!
07 November - Chapter 11: Stress and Health
09 November - Chapter 11: Stress and Health continued.
14 November - Chapter 12: Social Psychology
16 November - Chapter 12: Social Psychology continued.
21 November - Chapter 13: Theories of Personality
23 November - Thanksgiving Holiday
28 November - Chapter 13: Theories of Personality continued.
30 November - Chapter 14: Psychological Disorders
05 December - Chapter 14: Psychological Disorders continued.
07 December - Chapter 15: Psychological Therapies - Class Project Due!
Final: 14 December at 10:15 am
• General Psychology •
Ψ This class will meet twice a week on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:35 am to
11:00. Dates for lectures etc., tests & all project due dates are noted in the schedule.
Ψ Recommended Study Regimen Ψ Before the class meets:
1. Read the textbook chapter that will be covered.
2. Access and review the Power Point presentation for the chapter.
3. Watch the videos accessed from the Web page.
4. Take the practice test for the covered chapter.
5. Come to class.
Usually a lecture/multimedia presentation will be given for each scheduled chapter (Lectures are given with the assumption that the student has already read & studied the material scheduled to be covered on that day).
Ψ On test days the last 30 minutes of the class period will be used for testing.
Robert C. Gates