Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707001302010INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY IICompulsory125
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main objective of this course is to introduce the main concepts, main issues and the methods of assessment and evaluation in psychology.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Melek GÖREGENLİ
Learning Outcomes
1Comprehend the main concepts and theories of psychology
2Comprehend the basic methods of psychology.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The main concepts and theories of psychology, the methods of assessment and evaluation in psychology.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1IntroductionMeeting with students and introduction to the course
2The description of psychology and the relations between psychology and natural and social sciencesReading the respective resources
3The method of psychology: quantitaive and qualitative methods and new approachesReading the respective resources
4The method of psychology: quantitaive and qualitative methods and new approachesReading the respective resources
5The assessment instruments in psychology: survey, tests and questionnaires Reading the respective resources
6The assessment of intelligence, personality, skills and interestsReading the respective resources
7AttitudesReading the respective resources
8Midterm
9Prejudice and discriminationReading the respective resources
10The assessment of attitudesReading the respective resources
11Social InfluenceReading the respective resources
12Conformity and Obedience Reading the respective resources
13Groups and the dynamics of groupsReading the respective resources
14Intergroup relationsReading the respective resources
15Social Identity TheoryReading the respective resources
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Books: Psikolojiyi anlamak, TPD Yayınları, 2005 Supplementary resources: The primary papers published in this area.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation8324
Self Study9218
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11919
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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15
LO144  4    4     
LO2    5          
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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