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PSY 212 - Social 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 tentative course calendar, 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              Topic                                                                                       Text

8/14                  Introduction to course, syllabus                                                   none

 

8/19                  Introduction; The Self in a Social World                                      Ch. 1, 2

 

8/26                  The Self in a Social World; Social Beliefs and Judgments             Ch. 2, 3

 

9/2                    Social Beliefs and Judgments; Behavior and Attitudes                  Ch. 3, 4

 

9/9                    Behavior and Attitudes                                                              Ch. 4

Unit Test on Chapters 1-4 (September 11)  

 

9/16                  Genes, Culture and Gender                                                        Ch. 5                                                               

9/23                  Conformity                                                                                Ch. 6

 

9/30                  Persuasion                                                                                Ch. 7

 

10/7                  Group Influence                                                                        Ch. 8

 

FALL BREAK

 

10/21                Video; Unit Test on Chapters 5-8 (October 23)                                                                                                                                                                                               

10/28                Prejudice                                                                                  Ch. 9

                        First portfolio assignment due October 30

 

11/4                  Aggression                                                                                Ch. 10

 

11/11                Attraction and Intimacy                                                             Ch.11

 

11/18                Helping                                                                                     Ch.12    

 

11/25                Video                                                                                                                                     

                                Second portfolio assignment due November 25

                        Alternate project due November 25

                        (Thanksgiving holiday 11/27)

 

12/2                  Unit Test on Chapters 9-12 (December 2)

Review for Final