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History and Systems of Psychology - Spring 2007

 

Dr. Terese Hall

office GC 2C10, ext. 6542, email thall@oru.edu

website drteresehall.tripod.com

 

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 and posted on my website.

 

Week                      Subject                                                                                                                                   Text Chs.

1-1/11                     Introduction to course & policies                                                                                     none

 

2-1/16                     Questions in psychology; Greek philosophers                                                              1, 2

 

3-1/23                     Faith & reason; Beginnings of modern science                                                              3, 4

                               

4-1/30                     Unit test on chapters 1-4 (February 1)

                                Empiricism; Rationalism                                                                                                      5, 6

 

5-2/6                       Romanticism & existentialism; Early views of mental illness                                        7, 15

 

6-2/13                     Early experimental psychology                                                                                          8, 9

                                Unit test on chapters 5-7 & 15 (February 15)

                               

7-2/20                     Darwinian influences; Functionalism                                                                               10, 11

                               

8-2/27                     Gestalt psychology                                                                                                             14

                                Unit test on chapters 8-11 & 14 (March 1)

 

9-3/6                       Behaviorism presentation; Behaviorism & neobehaviorism lecture                            12, 13                     

 

10-3/13                   Behaviorism video; Freudian presentation                                                                      16

 

SPRING BREAK

                                                                                                               

11-3/27                   Psychodynamic presentation                                                                                            17

                                (Spring revival 3/29)

 

12-4/3                     Psychodynamic lecture & video                                                                                       16, 17

                                                                                               

13-4/10                   Unit test on chapters 12, 13, 16, 17 (April 10)

Humanistic presentation                                                                                                     18

 

14-4/17                   Humanistic lecture & video                                                                                                18

                               

15-4/24                   Recent developments; Review for final                                                                            19-21

                               

                                FINAL    EXAM