2019 Seminar on Social Sciences(Psychology) 4

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Academic unit or major
Humanities and social science courses
Instructor(s)
Nagamine Mitsue 
Class Format
Exercise     
Media-enhanced courses
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
LAH.S363
Credits
2
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
3-4Q
Syllabus updated
2019/8/26
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

The aim of this seminar is to help students acquire an understanding of the basic concepts of Psychology. The main goal of this seminar is acquaint you with having an more in-depth understanding of "mind" through reading literatures and attending conferences.

Orientation:October 2, 15:05-16:35, at W9-707.
Capacity is about 10 students.

Student learning outcomes

Students will acquire the fundamentals of psychological-scientific thinking methods through reading literatures, presentations, discussions and attending conferences.

Keywords

contemporary psychology, critical thinking, society, humanity, diversity

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

We will have a seminar in 7/8 periods every Wednesday. Students will read several literatures, make presentations and attend the 8th Annual Meeting of Japanese Positive Health Psychology Society on November 16 (http://jphp.jp/shusi.html). There is a possibility that it will be changed to another conference.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 If you are interested in attending this seminar, please attend the first class on October 2. An Assignment will be given at the first class.

Textbook(s)

Not required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Keith E. Stannovich. How to Think Straight About Psychology, 10th Edition, Pearson Education, 2013.

Assessment criteria and methods

Final report: 50%
Presentation and Discussion: 50%

Related courses

  • LAH.S105 : Psychology A
  • LAH.S205 : Psychology B
  • LAH.S306 : Psychology C

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

It is desirable that student has already taken any of PsychologyA or B or C.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

nagamine.mitsue[at]ila.titech.ac.jp

Office hours

Contact by e-mail in advance to schedule an appointment.

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