Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
PSK201GENERAL PSYCHOLOGYElective233
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To understand bases of science of psychology from a historical and current perspective
Name of Lecturer(s)
Asst.Prof.Dr. Mustafa ENGÜR
Learning Outcomes
1To understanding of essentials science psychology.
2To learning research methods in psychology and to use them in the professional life.
3To understanding of biological basis behavior.
4To understanding about the processes learning and use of them in professional life.
5To understanding relationship between intelligence, personality and emotions
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to psychology, branch of the psychology and their scope of study, basic research methods in psychology, biological foundations of psychology, perception, memory, ,attention, intelligence, personality, emotions, aggression, motivation, social psychology and sport pssychology
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to psychology, subbranches of psychology
2Aims of the psychology
3Basic research methods in psychology
4Biological foundations of psychology: brain, hormones ve nervous system
5Sensation and perception
6Memory
7Midterms
8Attention
9Intelligence
10Intelligence tests
11Personality
12Emotions and emotional intelligence
13Motivation
14Aggression and aggressive behaviour
15Sport psychology
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Kalat, J. W. (2008). Introduction to psychology. Belmond: Thomson.
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 Lectures14228
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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