Psychology

Unit 3 presentation Unit 4 presentation Cognitive unit test questions Sociocultural unit test questions Cognitive unit essay ideas

Biological perspective review Biological perspective review video Cognitive perspective review Sociocultural perspective review

Notice: I have posted the plans for the rest of the year. You will need to scroll down to find the current week

Week of May 23

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
Tuesday
  • FFT: Philosophy, freedom and the future
Wednesday
  • No class
Thursday
  • Video - The social experiment
Friday
  • No class - Have a great summer and a meaningful life!

Week of May 16

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
Tuesday
  • IB test review
Wednesday
  • Textbook return: 10:10
  • Gender and American society - video - Miss Representation
Thursday
  • Gender and American society - vidseo - Miss Representation
  • Discussion of video
Friday
  • FFT - The Supreme court and the future of abortion rights in the US

Week of May 9

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Lecture/discussion - Stereotypes (video)

Quiz 4.4 - APCL only - due on Thursday May 12;

Sociocultural midterm - May 12 (if you are absent today for testing, this exam must be made up before or after the the testing period prior to the end of the day on Monday, May 16 - zero exceptions!)

Tuesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - Stereotypes (video)

Quiz 4.4 - APCL only - due on Thursday May 12;

Sociocultural midterm - May 12 (if you are absent today for testing, this exam must be made up before or after the the testing period prior to the end of the day on Monday, May 16 - zero exceptions!)

Wednesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - Finish acculturation

Quiz 4.4 - APCL only - due on Thursday May 12;

Sociocultural midterm - May 12 (if you are absent today for testing, this exam must be made up before or after the the testing period prior to the end of the day on Monday, May 16 - zero exceptions!)

Thursday
  • Sociocultural midterm
IB test Psychology - Tuesday, May 17
Friday IB test Psychology - Tuesday, May 17

Week of May 3

Date Agenda Homework
Monday

Quiz 4.3 - Thursday;

Sociocultural midterm - May 12 (if you are absent today for testing, this exam must be made up before or after the the testing period prior to the end of the day on Monday, May 16 - zero exceptions!)

Tuesday
  • Cognitive midterm

Quiz 4.3 - Thursday;

Sociocultural midterm - May 12 (if you are absent today for testing, this exam must be made up before or after the the testing period prior to the end of the day on Monday, May 16 - zero exceptions!)

Wednesday

Quiz 4.3 - Thursday;

Sociocultural midterm - May 12 (if you are absent today for testing, this exam must be made up before or after the the testing period prior to the end of the day on Monday, May 16 - zero exceptions!)

Thursday
  • Quiz 4.3
  • Lecture/discussion - Social cognition, attribution theories and errors in attribution (Video)

Quiz 4.4 - APCL only - due on Thursday May 12;

Sociocultural midterm - May 12 (if you are absent today for testing, this exam must be made up before or after the the testing period prior to the end of the day on Monday, May 16 - zero exceptions!)

Friday
  • Lecture/discussion - Errors in attribution (video)

Quiz 4.4 - APCL only - due on Thursday May 12;

Sociocultural midterm - May 12 (if you are absent today for testing, this exam must be made up before or after the the testing period prior to the end of the day on Monday, May 16 - zero exceptions!)

Week of April 25

Cognitive midterm change - The cognitive midterm will be rescheduled to May 3 to allow for review activities in class this week.

Date Agenda Homework
Monday

Quiz 4.2 - Thursday;

Cognitive midterm - Tuesday, May 3

Tuesday
  • Lecture/discussion - Extending the research on cultural dimensions

Quiz 4.2 - Thursday;

Cognitive midterm - Tuesday, May 3

Wednesday
  • Cognitive midterm topic 2 overview
  • Lecture/discussion - Wrap up cultural dimensions and alternative models of cross cultural study

Quiz 4.2 - Thursday;

Cognitive midterm - Tuesday, May 3

Thursday Cognitive midterm - Tuesday, May 3
Friday
  • Cognitive midterm review 3 (video)
  • Lecture/Discussion - Introduction to social cognitive theory (video)
Cognitive midterm - Tuesday, May 3

Week of April 11

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Culture and Cultural Norms"
Cognitive perspective midterm - Tuesday, April 26
Tuesday Cognitive perspective midterm - Tuesday, April 26
Wednesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - finish "Cultural origins of behavior"
Cognitive perspective midterm - Tuesday, April 26
Thursday
  • Lecture/Discussion - finish "Cultural origins of behavior"
Cognitive perspective midterm - Tuesday, April 26
Friday
  • No school - Have a great spring break

Week of April 4

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Last minute questions on IA draft
  • Lecture/discussion - finish theories of emotion
IA draft due - Tomorrow!
Tuesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - Flashbulb Memory
Wednesday
  • Flashbulb memory
Thursday
  • Lecture/discussion - Culture and cultural norms
  • Unit 4 outline (Socio-cultural approaches to psychology) will be available next Monday, April 11
Friday
  • IA announcements
  • FFF
Final IAs for those testing and for those who did not submit a draft - Due Tuesday by 10:30 AM

Week of March 28

Unit 3 presentation
IA presentation detailed description
Inferential statistics presentation

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • IA work day/ Q and A

Quiz 3.5 and 3.5 APCl - Wednesday, March 30;

Draft of presentation - due Tuesday, April 5

Tuesday
  • Lecture discussion - "Review and conclude biases in thinking and decision making" (finish)Lecture/Discussion - "Theories of emotion"

Quiz 3.5 and 3.5 APCl - Wednesday, March 30;

Draft of presentation - due Tuesday, April 5

Wednesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - Finish 5.6
  • Quiz 5.5
  • Read and discuss Harkin article
Draft of presentation - due Tuesday, April 5
Thursday
  • Discuss Harkin article
      • How do we generally view emotions in our culture?
      • What are the reasons Harkin gives for this view?
      • What reasons for this view has he left out?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Theories of emotion
Draft of presentation - due Tuesday, April 5
Friday
  • Questions regarding IA?
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Theories of emotion"
  • Work time - IA
Draft of presentation - due Tuesday, April 5

Week of March 21

 

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
Tuesday

Excel graph of data with SD, mean, median and mode calculated. Indicate the test you will use for significance and the rationale for your selection - due tomorrow in teams;

Date change for IA draft - Tuesday, April 5. Drafts will be returned to those testing by April 8 and the final drafts will be due by April 12.

Those not testing will have four days from when their draft is returned to complete and submit their final drafts.

Wednesday
  • Experiment
  • Writing the evaluation component of the IA presentation
  • IA Model from IB (on Teams) - Read and mark using the rubric here
  • IA work time

Date change for IA draft - Tuesday, April 5. Drafts will be returned to those testing by April 8 and the final drafts will be due by April 12.

Those not testing will have four days from when their draft is returned to complete and submit their final drafts.

Thursday
  • Writing the evaluation component of the IA presentation
  • Discuss IA model
  • IA work time

Date change for IA draft - Tuesday, April 5. Drafts will be returned to those testing by April 8 and the final drafts will be due by April 12.

Those not testing will have four days from when their draft is returned to complete and submit their final drafts.

Friday
  • Experiment!
  • Lecture discussion - "Review and conclude biases in thinking and decision making"

Date change for IA draft - Tuesday, April 5. Drafts will be returned to those testing by April 8 and the final drafts will be due by April 12.

Those not testing will have four days from when their draft is returned to complete and submit their final drafts.

Week of March 14

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • IA check in
  • Lecture/Discussion - Heuristics
Tuesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - Confirmation bias (finish)
  • Read confirmation bias article from the Washington Post
      • What do the authors of the study conclude is the driver of misinformation about climate change?
      • Do you agree that this is the principle driver of disinformation?
      • Using what we know about how people process information and make decisions, what is the best strategy to combat this disinformation?
  • Discuss article
Wednesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - Confirmation bias (finish)
  • Read confirmation bias article from the Washington Post
      • What do the authors of the study conclude is the driver of misinformation about climate change?
      • Do you agree that this is the principle driver of disinformation?
      • Using what we know about how people process information and make decisions, what is the best strategy to combat this disinformation?
  • Discuss article
  • (Mihaila, Aguirre, Welson)
When I enter grades I will be looking for APCL through 3.4. Please make sure that studies are labeled by section.
Thursday
Friday
  • Putting together the presentation and analysis of your experiement, part 2 - analysis, evaluation and appendices
  • IA work time
Unit 3 presentation
Unit three unit outline - the cognitive perspective

Week of March 7

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Lecture/Discussion - Finish reconstructive memory
Quiz 3.5 - Thursday
Tuesday Quiz 3.5 - Thursday
Wednesday
  • IA day - how to work with your data
Quiz 3.5 - Thursday
Thursday
  • Quiz 3.5
  • Lecture/Discussion - Biases in thinking and decision making (pt 1)
Friday
  • Experiments - (Alam, Rivera, Arelllano, Sze), (Kemshetti, Sidhu, Bautista), (Johal, Aljabiri, Brewer), (O'Reilly, Zhovtanyuk)

Week of February 28

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
Tuesday
  • Complete Loftus and Picking Cotton Small Group Discussion
Wednesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Reliability of cognitive process - The theory of reconstructive memory"
Thursday
  • IA work time
Friday
  • No School

Week of February 21

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday
  • Date adjustments and class notebook
  • Lecture/Discussion - Finish thinking and decision making
  • Experiment proposal return and technical details of conducting the experiment
      • Experiment should be conducted during this period this week or next.
      • Please ask the teacher for permission (be polite and respectful)
      • Please keep the time of class disruption to 10 minutes
      • Please follow all ethical guidelines found on page 70 of the IB Psychology guide

Russian invasion of Ukraine articles notes and questions - due Wednesday

Quiz 3.4 (and APCL) - Friday, February 25

Wednesday Quiz 3.4 (and APCL) - Friday, February 25
Thursday
  • Substitute
  • Read and annotate Loftus

Read and annotate Loftus - tomorrow

Quiz 3.4 (and APCL) - Friday, February 25

Friday
  • Quiz 3.4
  • Loftus discussion

Week of February 14

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday
  • Return proposals, general comments
  • Lecture/discussion - the theory of reasoned action
Quiz 3.4 (and APCL) - Thursday, February 24
Wednesday
  • Lecture/discussion - The adaptive decision maker framework
Quiz 3.4 (and APCL) - Thursday, February 24
Thursday
  • IA details
  • Lecture/discussion - The adaptive decision maker framework
Quiz 3.4 (and APCL) - Thursday, February 24
Friday

Read and annotate Loftus - Wednesday, February 23;

Quiz 3.4 (and APCL) - Thursday, February 24

Week of February 7

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Experimental study group work time
Experimental study proposal due Friday
Tuesday Experimental study proposal due Friday
Wednesday
  • Experimental study time
Experimental study proposal due Friday
Thursday
  • Lecture/discussion -Thinking and decision making: Normative v. descriptive models
Experimental study proposal due Friday
Friday
  • Turn in/discuss proposals. What questions do you have moving forward?
  • Lecture/discussion -Thinking and decision making: Normative v. descriptive models and the reasoned

Week of January 31

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Quiz 3.2 - seven minutes
  • Video - The "gift" of perfect memory from 60 Minutes parts 1 and 2
Section 3.3 quiz and APCL - due Friday
Tuesday
  • Finish and discuss extraordinary memory video
  • Lecture/discussion - Schema theory - introduction
Section 3.3 quiz and APCL - due Friday
Wednesday
  • Read the excerpt from Robert Kane's summary of Skinner's Walden II. In your journals answer the following questions (you have seen this before):
      • Is Walden II a good society?
      • What is the reasoning behind your answer to the previous question?
  • Lecture/discussion - Schema theory
Section 3.3 quiz and APCL - due Friday
Thursday
  • Lecture discussion - Schema Theory
Section 3.3 quiz and APCL - due Friday
Friday
  • Quiz 3.3
  • FFF - Schema and politics

Week of January 24

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Testing the model (group activity from p. 134 of Popov)
Quiz and APCL, section 3.2 - Thursday, January 27
Tuesday
  • Finish group presentations - testing the multi-store model
  • Lecture/Discussion - research supporting the multi-store model
Quiz and APCL, section 3.2 - Thursday, January 27
Wednesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Working Memory Model
Quiz and APCL, section 3.2 - Thursday, January 27
Thursday
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Working Memory Model (Finish)
  • Video - The "gift" of perfect memory from 60 Minutes parts 1 and 2
Friday
  • No School

Week of January 17

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Quiz 3.1 - Wednesday
Tuesday Quiz 3.1 - Wednesday
Wednesday
Thursday
  • Journal (in one document kept in Teams) - What is meant by the idea of a model when talking about knowledge? If we speak of a "model of memory," what does that mean? What are the characteristics of a good model?
  • Regularizing APCL - assignment explanation
  • Lecture/Discussion - "The multi-store model of memory: the model and its components"
  • Testing the model (group activity from p. 134 of Popov)
Quiz 3.2/APCL - Tuesday, January 25
Friday
  • APCL assignment
  • Lecture/Discussion - "The multi-store model of memory: the model and its components"
  • Testing the model (group activity from p. 134 of Popov)
Quiz 3.2/APCL - Tuesday, January 25

Week of January 10

Date Agenda Homework
Monday Group composition - due Friday
Tuesday

Bransford and Johnson - 250 word precis - Due Thursday;

Group composition - due Friday

Wednesday

Bransford and Johnson - 250 word precis - Due Thursday;

Group composition - due Friday

Thursday Group composition - due Friday
Friday
  • FFF - What are the big things going on in the world at the beginning of 2022?

Week of January 3

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday Loftus and Palmer streamlined annotation (250 words) using the methods learned earlier - due tomorrow
Thursday
  • Remembering 1.6.21 discussion
Friday

 

Unit 2 presentation

Popov for those who forgot their books

Biological perspective/final exam guide

Week of December 6

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Review for tomorrow's midterm
Biological approach constructed response midterm - Thursday, December 16
Tuesday
  • Midterm - Biological perspective, pt. 1 - multiple choice
Biological approach constructed response midterm - Thursday, December 16
Wednesday
  • Lecture discussion - "Introduction to cognitive approach to psychology - structure of the unit and integrating this unit with the experiment (IA)"
Biological approach constructed response midterm - Thursday, December 16
Thursday
  • Review for biological approach midterm - Essay question 1
  • Work on outlines
Biological approach constructed response midterm - Thursday, December 16
Friday
  • Review for biological approach midterm
  • Work on outlines
Biological approach constructed response midterm - Thursday, December 16

Week of November 29

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Lecture/discussion - "The theory of evolution"
  • In your notes - What explains the discrepancy between the public view and the view of scientists seen on the last side today?
  • Midterm study guide prep time
Quiz 2.8 - Thursday
Tuesday
  • Lecture/discussion - "Major studies in evolutionary psychology"
  • Midterm study guide prep time
Quiz 2.8 - Thursday
Wednesday
  • Lecture/discussion - "Criticisms of evolutionary psychology"
  • Midterm study guide prep time
Quiz 2.8 - Thursday
Thursday
  • Lecture/discussion - "Criticisms of evolutionary psychology"
  • Midterm study guide prep time
Friday
  • Quiz 2.8
  • Review for the midterm

Week of November 15

Unit 2 presentation

Popov for those who forgot their books
Date Agenda Homework
Monday Quiz 2.7 - Thursday
Tuesday
  • Lecture/discussion - "Genetics and behavior case studies"
  • APCL (20 minutes)
Quiz 2.7 - Thursday
Wednesday
  • Lecture/discussion - "Genetics and behavior case studies"
  • APCL (20 minutes)
Quiz 2.7 - Thursday
Thursday
  • Quiz 2.7
  • Lecture/discussion - "Genetics and behavior case studies"
  • APCL (20 minutes)
Friday
  • Study Kahoot competition!

Week of November 8

Unit 2 presentation
Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Quiz 2.5-6
  • Announcements (You can't say I don't listen)
  • Lecture/discussion - "Genetics and behavior I: genotype and phenotype"
Read Popov - Section 7 for quiz Tuesday, November 16
Tuesday
  • Work time APCL (20 minutes)
  • Biological perspective/final exam guide (note date changes)
  • Lecture/discussion - "Genetics and Behavior II: The nature nurture debate and behavioral genetics research methods"
Read Popov - Section 7 for quiz Tuesday, November 16
Wednesday
  • Paper questions
  • Lecture/discussion - "Genetics and Behavior II: The nature nurture debate and behavioral genetics research methods"
  • Work time APCL (20 minutes)
Read Popov - Section 7 for quiz Tuesday, November 16
Thursday
  • No School - Veteran's day - Did you know that "Since 2001, between 1.9 and 3 million service members have served in post-9/11 war operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, and over half of them have deployed more than once. Many times that number of Americans have borne the costs of war as spouses, parents, children, and friends cope with their loved ones’ absence, mourn their deaths, or greet the changed person who often returns."
  • Take some time this weekend to think about the weight that has been borne by our soldiers and their families on our behalf. If they can bear this burden, we can all bear the much simpler burdens of good citizenship - work hard, do well in school, be informed, vote . . . care. Have a great weekend.

Source: Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs, Brown University

Friday
  • No school

Week of November 1

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Ms. Cargill's senior presentation

Return date for precis/review - Wednesday, November 3;

Quiz 2.5-6 - Monday, November 8;

Final precis/review - due Wednesday, November 10

Tuesday

Return date for precis/review - Wednesday, November 3;

Quiz 2.5-6 - Monday, November 8;

Final precis/review - due Wednesday, November 10

Wednesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Hormones and behavior 2"
  • Study review part 1 APCL

Return date for precis/review - Wednesday, November 3;

Quiz 2.5-6 - Monday, November 8;

Final precis/review - due Wednesday, November 10

Thursday
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Hormones and behavior 3"
  • Return of Bandwagon and Aggression studies (the other four papers will be returned to you later in the day via teams)

Quiz 2.5-6 - Monday, November 8;

Final precis/review - due Wednesday, November 10

Friday
  • General Feedback - Precis and Review
  • APCL assignment and Work time (a study a day - that's all we ask!)

Read and annotate 2.6 (Pheromones) - Due Monday, November 8. Submit to teams;

Quiz 2.5-6 - Monday, November 8;

Final precis/review - due Wednesday, November 10

Week of October 25

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday
  • Seating Charts
  • Updates on draft and final due dates
  • Lecture/Discussion - Important recent studies involving neurotransmitters

Quiz 2.2, 2.4 (neurotransmitters and tools to study the brain) - Thursday, October 28;

Commented drafts returned by Tuesday, November 2, 2021;

Final student revisions due to Teams by Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Wednesday

Quiz 2.2, 2.4 (neurotransmitters and tools to study the brain) - Thursday, October 28;

Commented drafts returned by Tuesday, November 2, 2021;

Final student revisions due to Teams by Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Thursday

Commented drafts returned by Tuesday, November 2, 2021;

Final student revisions due to Teams by Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Friday
  • FFF - Free will and the brain

Commented drafts returned by Tuesday, November 2, 2021;

Final student revisions due to Teams by Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Week of October 18

Precis/evaluation assignment (complete with links to studies and formatting requirements) - Due Friday, October 22

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Lecture/Discussion - Neuroplasticity

Quiz 2.2 - Wednesday;

Precis and review draft - due Friday

Tuesday
  • Work day - precis/review - please bring your materials to class

Quiz 2.2 - Wednesday;

Precis and review draft - due Friday

Wednesday
  • Quiz 2.2
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Neurotransmitters 1"
  • Precis/evaluation work time (time allowing)

Precis and review draft - due Friday

Thursday
  • Lecture/Discussion "Neurotransmitters 2"

Precis and review draft - due Friday

Friday
  • Quiz
  • Fabulous Psychology Friday (FFF) - Free will

Week of October 11

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Reminders/announcements
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Brain and nerve structure"
  • Study reading time

Quiz 2.1 - Thursday;

Precis/review - due Friday, October 22

Tuesday
  • Lecture/ discussion - "Pioneering research in localization"
  • Study reading time

Quiz 2.1 - Thursday;

Precis/review - due Friday, October 22

Wednesday
  • Lecture/discussion - "Research opposing strict localization"

Quiz 2.1 - Thursday (lecture + readings from 2.1);

Precis/review - due Friday, October 22

Thursday
  • Quiz 2.1
  • Lecture/discussion - "Research opposing strict localization"
  • Study reading time

Precis/review - due Friday, October 22

Friday Precis/review - due Friday, October 22

Week of October 4

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Get back into section specialty groups (from last Friday)
  • Finish specialty group section summaries
  • Add your section into the group document. Class precis read-out.
Tuesday Quiz 2.1 - Monday, October, 11
Wednesday
  • Socratic seminar - "Was the Stanford prison study ethical? Was it good science?"
Thursday
Friday
  • Journal: “Don't be afraid - if you don't exercise your rights, you will lose them.”––in a public statement after her conviction for libel in June 2020. Explain what this quote means to you. How will you exercise your rights in a meaningful way this year?
  • Lecture/Discussion - finish "Brain structure 1"

Week of September 27

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Quiz 1.4-5
  • Ethics Brainstorm/activity
Read Popov, 1: - Due Wednesday
Tuesday
Wednesday
  • Finish discussion of APA ethics guidelines
  • Lecture/Discussion - Ethics in psychology
  • Discussion of the checkered ethical history of the psychological discipline - Homosexuality and the APA. New York Times story from 1973.
  • Reading time - Stanford prison study
Skim/read annotate Stanford prison study - due Friday
Thursday
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Ethical considerations in experimental research"
  • Stanford prison experiment group activity
      • Read the introduction to the study (pp. 2-5). With your group, discuss the introduction using Jordan and Zanna's guidance. Agree as a group to a 50 to 100 word summary of the introduction.
      • Divide the remaining sections (methods pp.2-5, results 13-22, discussion 22-30) up amongst the members of your group. Again, using guidance from Jordan and Zanna, read and takes notes on your assigned section.
      • Find the students from the other groups who were assigned your section. Reform into new groups based on section. Discuss your section (again being guided by Jordan and Zanna). Develop a concise summary of your section that does not exceed 200 words. Your summary can include short quotes and must include page references.
Skim/read annotate Stanford prison study - due Friday
Friday
  • Stanford prison experiment group activity
      • Read the introduction to the study (pp. 2-5). With your group, discuss the introduction using Jordan and Zanna's guidance. Agree as a group to a 50 to 100 word summary of the introduction. (15 minutes)
      • Divide the remaining sections (methods pp.2-5, results 13-22, discussion 22-30) up amongst the members of your group. Again, using guidance from Jordan and Zanna, read and takes notes on your assigned section.
      • Find the students from the other groups who were assigned your section. Reform into new groups based on section. Discuss your section (again being guided by Jordan and Zanna). Develop a concise summary of your section that does not exceed 200 words. Your summary can include short quotes and must include page references.
Precis & review study choice - due Monday ( I only need to know which study you are going to use)

Week of September 20

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
Tuesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Correlative studies"
  • Journal - Investigating a claim about vaccines

Popov, 1:24-30;

Quiz 1.4 - Monday

Wednesday
  • Preview - The next two weeks
  • Discuss vaccine claim investigation
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Qualitative studies 1: Qualitative methods in psychology"

Popov, 1:31-36

Quiz 1.4 - Monday;

 

Thursday

Quiz 1.4 - Monday;

 

Friday Quiz 1.4 - Monday;

Week of September 13

Date Agenda Homework
Monday Quiz 1.2 - Thursday
Tuesday
  • Journal: What are the potential problems of stratified random sampling?
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Experimental research design pt.2: Validity"
Quiz 1.2 - Thursday
Wednesday
  • Recall discussion
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Experimental research design pt.2: Validity"
Quiz 1.2 - Monday
Thursday
Friday
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Week of September 6

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School - Labor Day
Tuesday
  • Quiz 1.1
  • Lecture/discussion - finish "Psychological research, basic concepts"
  • Sub work explanation
Wednesday
  • Substitute
  • Read Popov, et.al 1: 9-19
    • Complete a one page outline/annotation
    • On the back of the annotation define all of the terms from 1.2
Read and annotate Popov 9-19. All sub work due on Friday, September 10 to this Canvas dropbox
Thursday
  • Read Popov, et.al 1: 9-19
    • Complete a one page outline/annotation
    • On the back of the annotation define all of the terms from 1.2
All sub work due on Friday, September 10 to this Canvas dropbox
Friday
  • Get into small groups
  • Journal (individually): Consider the follow research situations. Identify the DV and IV in each situation. Be prepared to explain your answer.
      • After being deprived of food for varying amounts of time, subjects show a decline in hand eye dexterity and hand steadiness.
      • An educational psychologist finds no difference in the math achievement scores of elementary students who have, or have not, been assigned to a special math education program
      • A social psychologist observes that subjects tested in crowded room have slower reaction times than those tested individually
  • Lecture/Discussion- "Experimental quantitative research methodologies introduction and preview - all about avoiding confounding variables"
  • Causation and correlation activity
Quiz 1.2 - Wednesday, September 15

 

Week of August 30

Date Agenda Homework
Monday Read Jordon and Zanna pp. 1-6 In your annotation, describe the major components of a psychological study - due tomorrow in this Canvas dropbox
Tuesday
  • Test completion
  • Overview of unit 1 looking at the unit outline
  • Small group discussion - How to read psychological studies - pt. 1 - using the Fazio 2020 study as an example
Wednesday
  • Small group discussion - How to read psychological studies - pt. 2 - - using the Fazio 2020 study as an example
Read and annotate Popov, et.al., 1: 1-8 - due Tuesday
Thursday
  • Small group discussion - How to read psychological studies - pt. 3 - - using the Fazio 2020 study as an example

Read and annotate Popov, et.al., 1: 1-8 - due Tuesday;

Quiz 1.1 - Tuesday

Friday
  • Journal: Summarize the study we have analyzed over the last two days (based on SGD). Your summary should be no more than 50 words and should describe the study and its findings
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Psychological research, basic concepts"

Read and annotate Popov, et.al., 1: 1-8 - due Tuesday;

Quiz 1.1 - Tuesday

Week of August 23

Date Agenda Homework
Monday Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30
Tuesday
  • IB testing discussion and structure
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Trusted Sources, SIFT and click restraint"
  • Click restraint activity on Canvas (finish as HW)
Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30
Wednesday

Finish Investigate the Source activities - due tomorrow;

Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30

Thursday

Finish Fact check and Tracing to original sources activities - due tomorrow;

Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30

Friday
  • Go over HW
  • Lecture/Discussion - trace claims back to the source
  • Monday's exam
Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30

Week of August 16

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Canvas check in
  • Lecture/Discussion - "The History of Psychology, pt 2"
  • Preparing for tomorrow's discussion

Read and annotate (2) This Article Won't Change Your Mind- due Tuesday, August 17 (submit via Canvas here)

1. What arguments does Beck make about dis/mis information?

2. Define and explain the terms from section three of the unit outline in terms of their importance to Beck's argument.

3. How does the argument in this piece relate to psychology?

4. From your perspective, what is the cause of the the current info-demic taking place in the United States (and the World)

Tuesday
  • Class discussion of "This Article Won't Change Your Mind," the infodemic and the extent to which it threatens our free, democratic society

Skim (.5 hour) STUDY - “Lateral Reading: Reading Less and Learning More When Evaluating Digital Information.” 2017. Wineburg and McGrew. Stanford History Education Group

Instead of an annotation, In 50 or fewer words describe the major findings of this study. Do not spend more than 30 minutes on the skim and the summary. (submit via Canvas here)

Wednesday
  • Finish class discussion of "This Article Won't Change Your Mind," the infodemic and the extent to which it threatens our free, democratic society
  • Lecture/Discussion - "What to look for when reading social science studies"
  • Quiz tomorrow!
Thursday
  • Quiz 0.3
  • Stanford study group activity
Friday
  • Return to groups (re-arrange desks)
  • Review and continue Stanford study group activity
  • Discuss and debrief Stanford Study - productive and counterproductive strategies
  • Journal - "What surprised you/stood out to you about the study?"

 

Week of August 9

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Welcome!
  • Seating - When the seat list comes to you, print your name next to your seat number.
  • Basic rules - the "new" new normal
  • Mr. Haydock in a brown bag
HW: What three objects would be in your brown bag?
Tuesday
  • Canvas set-up
  • Journal instructions
  • Journal: Why did you choose the three objects you chose? What do they say about your values, your interests and your goals?
  • Syllabus
Read and annotate (2) This Article Won't Change Your Mind- due Tuesday, August 17
Wednesday
  • Journal: What is psychology? List three characteristics bullet form. What is psychology not - list one counter characteristic in bullet form. Be prepared to discuss your idea with the class.
  • Debrief journal
  • Note taking and homework quizzes in this class - first homework assignment/annotation
  • Unit outlines in psychology

HW: Read and annotate "Introduction to IB Psychology" - Due Thursday at the beginning of class Thursday:

Read and annotate (2) This Article Won't Change Your Mind - due Tuesday, August 17

Thursday
  • Canvas
  • Quiz 1.1
  • Journal: The reading used an analogy of lenses and a microscope. Explain this analogy. Do you think the analogy is effective? What other analogies might be used?
  • Lecture/Discussion - "The History of Psychology, pt 1"

HW: Read and annotate "Psychology is a science" and "Why Psychology is not a Science" - due tomorrow for debate;

Read and annotate (2) This Article Won't Change Your Mind- due Tuesday, August 17

Friday
  • Journal: Is psychology a science? list two points that support a yes answer and to points that support a no answer.
  • Class Discussion - can the social sciences generally, and psychology specifically be considered true sciences?

Read and annotate (2) This Article Won't Change Your Mind- due Tuesday, August 17

1. What arguments does Beck make about dis/mis information?

2. Define and explain the terms from section three of the unit outline in terms of their importance to Beck's argument.

3. How does the argument in this piece relate to psychology?

4. From your perspective, what is the cause of the the current info-demic taking place in the United States (and the World)