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History and Systems of Psychology - Spring 2008

 

Dr. Terese Hall

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

website drteresehall.tripod.com

 

Revised Course Calendar

 

The following is a tentative course calendar.  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.

1-1/10                     Introduction to course; Questions in psychology                                                         1

 

2-1/15                     Greek philosophers; Faith & reason                                                                                 2, 3

                                (1/15 essay #1 due)

 

3-1/22                     Renaissance; Empiricism; Rationalism                                                                             4, 5, 6

                               

4-1/29                     Review for test

Unit test on chapters 1-6 (January 31)                                                                                                          

 

5-2/5                       Romanticism & existentialism; Early experimental approaches                                    7, 8

 

6-2/12                     Group meeting day 2/12; Early experimental approaches                                              9

                                (2/14 essay #2 due)

                               

7-2/19                     Darwinian influences; Functionalism                                                                               10, 11

                                (2/21 essay #3 due)

 

8-2/26                     Unit test on chapters 7-11 (February 26)

Behaviorism presentation                                                                                                   12, 13

                               

9-3/4                       Behaviorism lecture & video                                                                                              12, 13                     

 

10-3/11                   Gestalt psychology; Freudian presentation                                                                    14, 16

               

SPRING BREAK

                                                                                                               

11-3/25                   Psychodynamic presentation; Psychodynamic lecture                                                 16, 17

                               

12-4/1                     Psychodynamic video; Humanistic/existential presentation                                        18

                                (4/1 Time line due)

                                                               

13-4/8                     Humanistic/existential lecture & video                                                                             18

                                               

14-4/15                   Unit test on chapters 12-14, 16-18 (April 15)

                                Postmodern influences (Last essay due)                                                                         21                           

                               

15-4/22                   Conclusion; Review for final