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Psychology 354 History & Systems of Psychology

Dr. Terese Hall

office GC 2C32, ext. 6542, email thall@oru.edu

website drteresehall.tripod.com

 

Fall 2008 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

8/14      Introduction to course and policies                                                         none

 

8/19      Questions in psychology                                                                       Ch. 1

           

8/26     Greek philosophers; Faith & reason                                                       Ch. 2, 3

           

          9/2       Beginnings of modern science; Empiricism                                            Ch. 4, 5

                                                                                                                                                    

9/9       Rationalism                                                                                           Ch. 6

            Test over chapters 1-6 (September 11)         

                                           

9/16     Romanticism &existentialism; Early experimental psychology                   Ch. 7, 8

                                                                                     

9/23     Early experimental psychology; Darwinian influences                              Ch. 9, 10

                                                     

9/30      Functionalism                                                                                       Ch. 11

            Test over chapters 7-11 (October 2)                           

 

10/7      Behaviorism presentation; Neobehaviorism presentation                          Ch. 12, 13

           

FALL BREAK

 

         10/21    Behaviorism lecture; Cognitive-behavioral video                                    Ch. 12, 13

                                                                          

10/28    Gestalt psychology lecture; Freud presentation                                      Ch. 14, 16

        

11/4     Psychodynamic presentation; Psychodynamic lecture                             Ch. 17

 

11/11    Psychodynamic video; Humanistic presentation                                      Ch. 16, 17, 18   

                                                     

11/18    Humanistic lecture & video                                                                   Ch. 18       

             

11/25    Test over chapters 12-14, 16-18 (November 25)

            (11/27 Thanksgiving holiday)

 

12/2      Postmodern influences