Psychology, Semester A

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    July 1, 2020

  • Last updated

    July 10, 2020

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Course Overview

This one-semester course is intended for you to familiarize yourself with the concepts and
theories of psychology. This course has 13 lessons and 5 Course Activities. Each lesson
contains one or more Lesson Activities.

In Psychology, Semester A, you will trace the history of psychology and examine key
psychological theories. You will discuss human development and explain how the nervous and
endocrine systems affect human development and behavior. You will explain various theories
related to language development and acquisition. You will discuss the influence of heredity,
environment, society, and culture on human behavior.

Your teacher will grade your work on the Course Activities, and you will grade your work on the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with the given sample responses. The Course Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are major components of this
course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson and an end-of-semester test. These tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology-enhanced (TE) questions.

Course Goals

By the end of this course, you will be able to do the following:
Trace the history of psychology.
Describe and evaluate psychological theories.
Examine human development and growth.
Describe the nervous and endocrine systems, and examine their roles in human
development and behavior.
Analyze how sensations and perceptions affect cognition and behavior.
Explain key concepts and theories related to memory, consciousness, intelligence,
motivation, and emotion.
Examine various theories related to language development and acquisition.
Explain various theories related to personality.
Analyze the influence of heredity and environment on human behavior.
Examine how society and culture influence behavior and cognition.


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