*C= Jockey Club Tower, CPD= Podium, Centennial Campus, CPD-LG= Lower Ground Floor, Centennial Campus COURSE OBJECTIVES 1. To understand psychology as a science. 2. Learn to apply this science to your everyday life. 3. Engage in critical thinking about psychological issues. 1
LEARNING OUTCOMES 1. More knowledge about psychology. 2. Better at applying research findings to real-world problems concerning human life. 3. More critical and sensible in evaluating research reports. TEXTBOOK Kalat, J. W. (2011). Introduction to psychology. (The 9th Edition). Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Cengage Learning. *Copies will be available in HKU bookstore and from Main Library Reserve for 2-hr loans. PSYC1001B - MOODLE Moodle will be used for making announcements regarding class and assignment schedules, posting lectures notes, and reference materials, etc. You are expected to check the course Moodle regularly for information updates. Failure to do so will not be accepted as an excuse for missing important dates, deadlines, or other information. Students awaiting a university account may access this website (http://hkuportal.hku.hk/moodle/guest) through our guest account: Guest username: psyc1001_b_2012_student ASSESSMENT Your grade in this course will be assessed by your course work, exams, term paper, and class participation described in details below. Different components are designed based on the teaching objectives. KNOWLEDGE IN PSYCHOLOGY A. Pre-test & Midterm & Final (5%+ 25% + 25%) or Midterm & Final (25% + 30%) Each pre-test consists of 15 True/False questions designed to help students grasp of the general information before the lecture. The pre-test is to be completed by Thursday 11:59 p.m. before the lecture. Only the highest eight scores will be counted. You need to buy an access code altogether with the textbook from the HKU bookstore if you choose this option. (Access code is not required if you choose not to take pre-tests) Midterm: 12:30-14:20, 9th Nov 2012 (Fri), venue: MW-T1 Final Exam: 12:30-14:30, 14th Dec, 2012 (Fri), venue: MW-T2 The midterm and final may consist of multiple choices, short answers, and essays. They will cover the material presented in lectures, class discussion, videos, and the textbook. With acceptable medical documentation, make-up exams are in essay format within a week of regular exam time. There is absolutely no make-up exam for the make-up exam. Password: Psyc1001b@12
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