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History and Systems of Psychology

Spring 2006 Revised Course Calendar

 

 

The following is a revision of the course calendar appearing in your syllabus.  It is subject to change if required by university scheduling, additional time required on a particular chapter, or other unforeseen events.  Any changes to this calendar will be announced in class well in advance.

 

Week                      Subject                                                                                                                                   Text Chs.

1-1/12                     Review syllabus; Intro to History & Systems                                                                 1

 

2-1/17                     Philosophical Issues; Ancient Psychological Thought                                                                2, 3

 

3-1/24                     Rome and the Middle Ages                                                                                               4

                                Unit test on chapters 1-4 (January 26)

 

4-1/31                     The Renaissance; Empiricism, Associationism, and Utilitarianism                              5, 6

 

5-2/7                       Rationalism; Mechanization and Quantification                                                             7, 8

 

6-2/14                     Unit test on chapters 5-8 (February 14)

                               

 

7-2/21                     Naturalism and Humanitarian Reform                                                                               9

                                Psychophysics and Founding; Developments after Founding                                   10, 11

 

8-2/28                     Functionalism                                                                                                                       12

                                Unit test on chapters 9-12 (March 2)

 

9-3/7                       Introduction to systems of psychology; psychodynamic lecture                                                                              

 

SPRING BREAK

 

10-3/21                   Freud presentation (3/21); psychodynamic video                                                        16

                                                                                                                               

11-3/28                   Classical behaviorism presentation (3/28)                                                                    13,14

                                Neobehaviorism presentation (3/30)

 

12-4/4                     Behaviorism & cognitive-behavioral lecture & video

                                                                                               

13-4/11                   Gestalt lecture                                                                                                                       15

                                Person-centered presentation (4/13)                                                                              17

 

14-4/18                   Existential presentation (4/18); humanistic video                                                        17

                               

15-4/25                   Unit test on chapters 13-17 (April 25)

                                Late 20th Century Developments; Review for Final                                                        Epilogue

                               

 

                                FINAL    EXAM