COURSE DESCRIPTION
Personality: Examination of the major personality theories and contributing research
evidence with part...
Fall 2010
2. Crenshaw, G., (2009) Psychology: A Global Perspective-Connecting
Civilizations. Pearson Publishing, Boston, M...
Fall 2010
Reading the Textbook: It is important and necessary for you to acquire a copy of
the text. Read it. Take notes. ...
Fall 2010
EVALUATION METHOD AND PERCENT OF GRADE:
The total number of points that can be earned is 500. The Final grade di...
Fall 2010
Filing Period to Petition for Fall 2013 graduation or Certificate of Completion:
Tuesday, September 10 - Thursda...
Fall 2010
WEEK 10 Chapt. 9 &10
(Skinner et al.)
WEEK 11 EXAM #4 (TBD)
(Dispositional Theories)
WEEK 12 ChaptS. 11 & 12
Dis...
Fall 2010
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Psychology 3 Syllabus fall Semester 2013: Personality & Social Development

  1. 1. COURSE DESCRIPTION Personality: Examination of the major personality theories and contributing research evidence with particular emphasis upon motivation and dynamics of behavior. Human development focuses on factors affecting each stage of human development over the life course. We’ll examine social dysfunctions. We’ll also A study of the impact of the real or imagined social environment on individuals; particular emphasis is placed on the role of social and cultural influences on individuals thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Faculty Dr. Gabe Title Associate Professor of Psychology Degrees Bachelor of Arts Master’s-Clinical Psychology Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Office Location SSEC 216 --Ph.: 310.717.2413 Email: crenshg@lasc.edu Web Pages www.askdrgabe.com www.facebook.com/askdrgabe www.twitter.com@askdrgabe Office Hours 5:45pm-6:15pm Semester Dates August 28, 2013--December 18, 2013 Class Day Wednesday Class Time 6:30-9:40pm Credit Hours 3 ____________________________________________________________________________________________ REQUIRED TEXTS: 1. Ryckman, Richard. (2013). Theories of Personality (10th edition) United States: Wadsworth Cengage Learning. ISBN: 13-978-1-111-83066-3 Psychology 3-Personality & Social Development Fall Semester 2013 Psychology 3- Personality & Social Development--Fall 2013 1
  2. 2. Fall 2010 2. Crenshaw, G., (2009) Psychology: A Global Perspective-Connecting Civilizations. Pearson Publishing, Boston, MA ISBN:978-558-35634- Supplemental Reading: 1. Nichols, Lisa. (2009) No Matter What! Grand Central Publishing. ISBN: 9780446538466 Supplemental Reading Cont’d: 2. Simmons, Russell (2007) Do You! Penguin Group Publishing, New York, New York. ISBN: 978-1-592-40293-9 ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: LOS ANGELES SOUTHWEST LIBRARY Educational Philosophy: The professor’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, & additional media based teaching modules (i.e., internet, Videos, etc.) The instructor will engage each learner in disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues, & contradictions. Student Learning Outcomes 1. Describe and differentiate among the major psychological approaches which explain personality. 2. Define and apply key personality concepts, terms, and theories. 3. Identify psychologists who have made major contributions to an understanding of personality. 4. Explain research methodology and the ability to evaluate the merit of personality studies. 5. Practically apply acquired insight of personality to one's own life. Course Requirements: Attendance: Your attendance at each class is critical to your success in this class. It is essential for you to attend each class, arrive on time and stay for its entirety. Psychology 3-Personality & Social Development Psychology 3- Personality & Social Development--Fall 2013 2
  3. 3. Fall 2010 Reading the Textbook: It is important and necessary for you to acquire a copy of the text. Read it. Take notes. Outline the chapters, and review on a regular basis. Exams: There will be 6 scheduled exams given during the semester. If an exam is missed for whatever the reason THE STUDENT MUST CONSULT WITH DR. CRENSHAW AS TO WHAT CAN BE DONE. Please note as every student’s situation is different, outcomes may follow suit. Each exam is worth 100 points. Exam content will come from the text, lectures, and any additional teaching modules provided by the professor. Learning Methods: Lecture, class discussions, videos, case examples, readings, handouts. Please note that a syllabus is a contract between professor and student and as such, the professor reserves the right to alter in any way he deems appropriate at his sole discretion. “Any student who feels she/he may need an academic accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSP&S) at (323) 241-5480 or visit their office in room SSB 117.” Academic Honesty/Plagiarism Statement: All students are expected to adhere to Los Angeles Southwest College standards of academic honesty. This includes plagiarism, the unlawful copying and failure to give credit to (cite) sources that you may use in the research and writing performance of your class work. Cheating and other forms of misconduct are covered under this statement. Failure to do so may result in failed assignment and/or a failed grade in this class. Controversial Content Statement: This course includes discussions of a frank and coarse nature of particular subjects including race, religion and sexual orientation protected by the college’s academic freedom statutes that may be considered offensive and controversial to some. When such topics may arise during the course of this semester and a student wishes to be excused, please notify the instructor that you wish to be excluded from class discussion on the ground that it is personally offensive and the instructor will excuse you until such discussion has concluded. Psychology 3-Personality & Social Development Psychology 3- Personality & Social Development--Fall 2013
  4. 4. Fall 2010 EVALUATION METHOD AND PERCENT OF GRADE: The total number of points that can be earned is 500. The Final grade distribution is based on a normal distribution with a total of 500 points that may be earned in the class. Grades will be computed based on the following. You will also be required to keep a written journal and interact on the World Wide Web. (TBA). TOTAL CUMULATIVE POINTS EARNED GRADE 400-360 A 359-320 B 319-280 C 279-240 D 239-LOWER F Important dates and Information: You are required to read all pages in the Fall 2013 Schedule of Classes pertaining to District Policies Regarding Students. You are responsible for knowing policies governing student conduct, disciplinary action and procedures, and the student grievance process. (YOU ARE REQUIRED TO CHECK YOUR DISTRICT ISSUED EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY! When you were admitted to Los Angeles Southwest College, you were automatically issued a District email address. You may notice that whenever you log into the Student Information System, you are informed of your new student email address. Once you log into the system you can also read and send messages from your student email account. If you are tardy or late for three or more classes, the instructor will drop you from the class and will not authorize reinstatement. Therefore it is important that you attend all classes and arrive on time. Deadline to add a class is Monday, September 9, 2013 Last day to drop a class without a “W”--Sunday, September 8, 2013. Drop Deadline with full refund or no fee liability Sunday September 8, 2013 Last day to drop a class and receive a “W”--Sunday, November 17, 2013* (students must use Web system to drop during non-business hours) Psychology 3-Personality & Social Development Psychology 3- Personality & Social Development--Fall 2013 4
  5. 5. Fall 2010 Filing Period to Petition for Fall 2013 graduation or Certificate of Completion: Tuesday, September 10 - Thursday, October 10, 2013 Deadline to petition for Graduation or Certificate of Completion--Thursday, October 13, 2011 Final Examination –Monday, December 9, 2013--December 15, 2013 Fall semester ends Saturday, December 7, 2013 READING AND EXAM SCHEDULE CLASS Week One Introduction to Course—Chapt. 1 (Intro. to Personality Theory) Week Two Ch. 1 cont’d & Chapt. 2 Psychoanalytic & Neo-analytic Perspectives Week 3 Ch. 1 & 2 cont’d ( Week 4 EXAM #1 (TBD) Week 5 Chapter 3 & 8 (Cont’d) Week 6 Exam # 2 (TBD) (Intro-Fromm/Erikson) Week 7 Chapt. 5 Week 8 Fromm Cont’d Chapts. 5, 6, 7 Week 9 Exam # 3 (TBD) (Skinner/Bandura) Psychology 3-Personality & Social Development Psychology 3- Personality & Social Development--Fall 2013
  6. 6. Fall 2010 WEEK 10 Chapt. 9 &10 (Skinner et al.) WEEK 11 EXAM #4 (TBD) (Dispositional Theories) WEEK 12 ChaptS. 11 & 12 Dispositional Theories Cont’d WEEK 13 EXAM#5 (TBD) Chapts. 12, 13, 14 Humanistic Theory Rogers, Maslow, & Kelley WEEK 14 Humanistic Theory Cont’d 12,13, 14,15 Week 15 FINAL EXAM Dec. 11 Thank you all for a terrific semester! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! -Dr. Gabe- Psychology 3-Personality & Social Development Psychology 3- Personality & Social Development--Fall 2013 6
  7. 7. Fall 2010 Psychology 3-Personality & Social Development Psychology 3- Personality & Social Development--Fall 2013

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