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TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
Assignments Due on or before Sunday


Dates of Lectures

Reading

| PDF of Lecture Slides |

 Assignments

 

 

Jan 15


 

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Nature and Nurture, started

|intro| interactions |environment | biology | testing |
(topics not covered in lecture: | theory I | theory II | research |)

HW1 (Chap 1) on BBlearn, due by Sunday midnight
Take a look at HW2 - get a start

 

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Jan 21 & 23
(no class Jan 23)

Chapter 2:Nature and Nurture, finished
Chapter 3:
Prenatal Development, started

|new parents |prenatal devo |teratogens I | teratogens II||

optional extra credit 1: Chap 1  (Tuesday in class)
HW2 (Chap 3 & 4)
 on BBlearn by Sunday midnight

 

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Jan 28 & 30

Chapter 3: Prenatal Development , finished
Chapter 4
: Birth and the Newborn, started

| birth choices| birth stages| the newborn |newborn capacities|

Take home EXAM (Chapter 1-4) given out (Thursday)
HW3 (Chap 3) on BBlearn

 

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Feb 4 & 6

Chapter 4: Birth and Newborn, finished
Chapter 5:Physical Development, started

| infant growth| brain development| motor skills |perception |

optional extra credit 2: Chap 4  (Thursday in class)

 

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Feb 11 & 13

Chapter 5:Physical Development, finished
Chapter 6
: Cognitive Development, started

| piaget I| piaget II | info processing | IQ | language |

 Take home EXAM due (Tuesday in class)
HW 4 (Chap 6) on BBlearn
optional extra credit 3: Chap 6  (Thursday in class)

 

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Feb 18 & 20



 

Chapter 6 : Cognitive Development, finished

 

continued from above....

optional extra credit 4: Chap 7  (Thursday in class)

 

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Feb 25 & 27

Chapter 7: Social/Emotional Devo


|infant personality
| attachment | temperament | infant emotion |

HW 5 (Chap 7) on BBlearn
optional extra credit 4: Chap 7
 (Thursday in class)

 

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Mar 4 & 6

Exam
Chapter 8
: Physical Development

 

|growth | motor skills | brain development |

EXAM #2- Chapter 5-7 (Tuesday)

 

 

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Mar 11 & 13

Chapter 9: Cognitive Development

 

|piaget| vgotsty | info processing |IQ |

HW6 (Chap 9)  on BBlearn on Sunday after Spring Break
optional extra credit 5:
Chap 9   (Thursday in class)

 

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Mar 17-21

Spring Break

|relaxing | sleeping In | hanging Out |

Ah, just go ahead and enjoy yourself… no work

 

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Mar 25 & 27

Chapter 10: Social Development

|personality | parenting| morality | play |


HW 7 (Chap 10) on BBlearn by Sunday

HW 8 due (Chap 8-10) on BBlearn by Sunday

optional extra credit 6: Chap 10(Thursday in class)

 

 

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Apr 1 & 3

Exam
Chapter 11
: Physical Development

Chapter 12: Cognitive Devo, Started

 

|growth| motor development | piaget |

 

EXAM #3- Chapter 8-10 (Tuesday)
HW 9 (Chap 11) on BBlearn
optional extra credit 7: Chap 11 (Thursday in class)

 

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Apr 8 & 10

Chapter 12: Cognitive Development
Chapter 13: Social/ Emotional Devo, started

 |other theories| IQ | achievement | personality|

HW 10 (Chap 12) on BBlearn

optional extra credit 8:Chap 13a
 (Thursday in class)
optional extra credit 9:Chap 13b 
(Thursday in class)

 

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Apr 15 & 17

Chapter 13: Social/Emotional Devo, finished


 

|relationships| stress|


HW 11  (Chap 13) on BBlearn
HW 12  (review Chap 11-13) on BBlearn

 

 

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Apr 22 & 24
(no class Apr 24)

Exam
Chapter 14
: Physical Development
recorded lectures on Chapter 14 on BBlearn

 |growth | puberty | sexuality | problems |

EXAM #4: Chapter 11-13 (Tuesday) 
HW 13 (Chapter 14) on BBlearn

 

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Apr 29 & May 1

Chapter 15: Cognitive Development, finished
Chapter 16: Social/ Emotional Devo, started

|piaget| achievement| career| personality|

HW 14 (Chap 15) on BBlearn
optional extra credit 10:
Chap 14  (Thursday in class)
optional extra credit 11:Chap 15
 (Thursday in class)

 

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May 6 & 8

Chapter 16: Social/ Emotional Devo, finished
Chapter 17: Emerging Adulthood

|peers & family| emotional problems|
|adult roles|

HW 15 due (Chap 16) on BBlearn
HW 16 due (Chap 17) on BBlearn
optional extra credit 12:Chap 16
(Thursday in class

 

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Finals Week

Tuesday,  May 13, 12:30-2:30-
comprehensive final
in our regular classroom

 NOTE: All experiments points in all psychology classes tabulated and added to grades at 5pm on Friday May 9th-- make any changes needed BEFORE then

My office (Forney Hall, Room 013) will be open to review exams:
Monday, May 12: 10am-3pm:

Tuesday, May 13: 9am-Noon

 

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