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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY II PSY102 Second Term (Spring) 3 + 0 6

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY1
SEMESTERSecond Term (Spring)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED6
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Think both as a scientist and psychologist.
2) Differentiate between the different psychological approaches.
3) Analyze psychological issues from the perspective of these different approaches.
4) Follow through the several steps of assessment in investigating a particular psychological research hypothesis.
5) Accumulate knowledge on the theories and research regarding the normal and abnormal functioning of the brain, the senses, and the mind, and develop habits of critical inquiry on related issues.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTPSY101
COURSE DEFINITIONIn this course, students will learn how to look at different perspectives of psychology to solve the problems within each view. The primary topics include testing psychological research hypotheses and the theories of the mind-body relationship. This course includes research methods, physiological bases of behavior, brain and behavior, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning, memory, language, and intelligence. Students will be asked to use their critical thinking skills to understand and analyze the problems around them. In other words, they will gain practice for asking rational questions about human nature.
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Psychological Disorders
2nd Week Personality I
3rd Week Personality II
4th Week Gender, Sex, and Sexuality
5th Week Gender, Sex, and Sexuality
6th Week Emotion
7th Week Social Influence
8th Week Mid-Term Exam
9th Week Aggression and Group Behavior
10th Week Attraction and Close Relationships
11th Week Human Development
12th Week Thinking and Reasoning
13th Week Therapies and Health Psychology
14th Week Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGKokdemir, D. (n.d.). Introduction to psychology II (v.1.0). Noba. Retrieved September 21, 2020, from
http://noba.to/m38d26fx.
King, L. (2017). The Science of psychology: An appreciative view (4th ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Attendance120
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
ECTS WORKLOAD
Activities Number Hours Workload
Midterm exam111
Preparation for Quiz
Individual or group work14570
Preparation for Final exam13535
Course hours14342
Preparation for Midterm exam13030
Laboratory (including preparation)
Final exam111
Homework
Total Workload179
Total Workload / 305,96
ECTS Credits of the Course6
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONEnglish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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