Agenda: Week of Sept. 5-9, 2016

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Unit 1 - History & Approaches -and- Research Methods
Weiten 1: Evolution & History of Psychology (Approaches to Psych)
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Weiten 2: Research Methods
Week at a Glance:
MON - LABOR DAY - NO SCHOOL
TUE -  Notes: Evolution of Psychology - Introduction to History/Evolution of Psych; Introduce - 8 Modern Themes of Psychology; Crash Course #1 
WED/THU - Pick up Article: Yogurt Made Me Do It; Annotate, Discuss article. Use the 8 Modern Themes to discuss the article; Collect Article; Comparative: Themes of Psychology. Approaches of Psychology. From a Dog's Perspective. :)
FRIVIDEO w/Questions: Magic Of The Mind The Endless QuestionsVideo questions over "ISO: Magic of the Mind The Endless QuestionsDiscuss connections to Chapter 1 of Weiten - History & Evolution of Psychology; Create a "Hand Mnemonic" for the different Approaches to Psychology


ASSIGNMENTS:
Due on Wed/Thu in class: Article: Yogurt Made Me Do It;
Quiz on Chapter 1 - Monday, Sept. 12th
What approaches to Psychology are shown above?
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Monday, Sept. 7, 2015
NO SCHOOL DUE TO LABOR DAY!!!
The American worker made America great!
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Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016
Quote: “People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” - Zig Ziglar

Learning Targets:

Evolution of Psychology: Psych Approaches
Research: The Scientific Method, Design, Processing, and Ethical Issues.
1. Wilhelm Wundt is credited with being the founder of modern experimental psychology when he founded a lab at the University of Leipzig Germany in 1879.
2. Tichener, Watson, James, and Skinner are all important early psychologists.
3. Understanding the differences between the various approaches or perspectives - behavioral, biological, cognitive, humanistic, psychoanalytic, & sociocultural - is the key to understanding psychology.
4. The modern definition of psychology combines the scientific study of behavior and mental processes in humans and other animals.
5. Observation is the most important aspect of psychological research.
6. Operationalism means to define our variables in the manner in which we are going to measure them.
7. Correlation measures degree of relationship between variables and ranges from -1 to +1. Correlation does NOT imply causation.
8. Experimental, correlational, & descriptive methods all have strengths & weaknesses in describing human behavior.
9. Descriptive statistics describe the data gathered in research, while inferential statistics allow us to draw conclusions about how this data can be generalized to a larger population.
10. Following ethical principles is vitally important in any kind of psychological research.
Essential Questions:
1. What is psychology? 
2. How does psychology impact my every day life?
3. How did psychology evolve as a science?
4. Compare and contrast the various types of approaches of psychology?
5. Explain the nature of psychology as an empirical science. How do psychologists determine results
6. Imagine the implications of a poor psychological experiment that fails to follow ethical principles. What are the ramifications?

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What is psychology? How would you define it? 

2. Notes: Evolution of Psychology - Introduction to History/Evolution of Psych; Introduce - 7 Modern Themes of Psychology
NOTES: Introduce Psych Approaches

3. Crash Course Psychology Introduction What does Psychology mean? Where does it come from? Hank gives you a 10 minute intro to one of the more tricky sciences and talks about some of the big names in the development of the field. Welcome to Crash Course Psychology!!!

ASSIGNMENTS:
Due on Wed/Thu in class: Article: Yogurt Made Me Do It;
Quiz on Chapter 1 - Monday, Sept. 12th
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Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 -and- Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016
Quote: "If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work." - Thomas J. Watson

Learning Targets:

Evolution of Psychology: Psych Approaches
Research: The Scientific Method, Design, Processing, and Ethical Issues.
1. Wilhelm Wundt is credited with being the founder of modern experimental psychology when he founded a lab at the University of Leipzig Germany in 1879.
2. Titchener, Watson, James, and Skinner are all important early psychologists.
3. Understanding the differences between the various approaches or perspectives - behavioral, biological, cognitive, humanistic, psychoanalytic, & sociocultural - is the key to understanding psychology.
4. The modern definition of psychology combines the scientific study of behavior and mental processes in humans and other animals.
5. Observation is the most important aspect of psychological research.
6. Operationalism means to define our variables in the manner in which we are going to measure them.
7. Correlation measures degree of relationship between variables and ranges from -1 to +1. Correlation does NOT imply causation.
8. Experimental, correlational, & descriptive methods all have strengths & weaknesses in describing human behavior.
9. Descriptive statistics describe the data gathered in research, while inferential statistics allow us to draw conclusions about how this data can be generalized to a larger population.
10. Following ethical principles is vitally important in any kind of psychological research.

Essential Questions:

1. What is psychology? 
2. How does psychology impact my every day life?
3. How did psychology evolve as a science?
4. Compare and contrast the various types of approaches of psychology?
5. Explain the nature of psychology as an empirical science. How do psychologists determine results
6. Imagine the implications of a poor psychological experiment that fails to follow ethical principles. What are the ramifications?

Agenda:

1. DO NOW: Pick up the article on the front table - Article: Yogurt Made Me Do It 

2. Read Article Article: Yogurt Made Me Do It and annotate to prepare to discuss with the class.

3. Notes, Video, Discussion: What are the different approaches to Psychology? How many do you know. List them and explain in your notes.
Notes: Evolution of Psychology
Introduce Psych Approaches

ASSIGNMENTS:
Due on Wed/Thu in class: Article: Yogurt Made Me Do It;
Quiz on Chapter 1 - Monday, Sept. 12th
He's your 'Merican Psych daddy!
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Friday, Sept. 9, 2016
Quote: "Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then." - John Wooden

Learning Targets:
Evolution of Psychology: Psych Approaches
Research: The Scientific Method, Design, Processing, and Ethical Issues.
1. Wilhelm Wundt is credited with being the founder of modern experimental psychology when he founded a lab at the University of Leipzig Germany in 1879.
2. Titchener, Watson, James, and Skinner are all important early psychologists.
3. Understanding the differences between the various approaches or perspectives - behavioral, biological, cognitive, humanistic, psychoanalytic, & sociocultural - is the key to understanding psychology.
4. The modern definition of psychology combines the scientific study of behavior and mental processes in humans and other animals.
5. Observation is the most important aspect of psychological research.
6. Operationalism means to define our variables in the manner in which we are going to measure them.
7. Correlation measures degree of relationship between variables and ranges from -1 to +1. Correlation does NOT imply causation.
8. Experimental, correlational, & descriptive methods all have strengths & weaknesses in describing human behavior.
9. Descriptive statistics describe the data gathered in research, while inferential statistics allow us to draw conclusions about how this data can be generalized to a larger population.
10. Following ethical principles is vitally important in any kind of psychological research.

Essential Questions:

1. What is psychology? 
2. How does psychology impact my every day life?
3. How did psychology evolve as a science?
4. Compare and contrast the various types of approaches of psychology?
5. Explain the nature of psychology as an empirical science. How do psychologists determine results
6. Imagine the implications of a poor psychological experiment that fails to follow ethical principles. What are the ramifications?

Agenda: 

1. DO NOW: Pick up video questions over "ISO: Magic of the Mind The Endless Questions

2. VIDEO w/Questions: Magic Of The Mind The Endless Questions (Psychology - Inside Out)

3. After videoDiscuss connections to Chapter 1 of Weiten - History & Evolution of Psychology


4. Create a "Hand Mnemonic" for the different Approaches to Psychology:
ASSIGNMENTS:
Quiz on Chapter 1 - Monday, Sept. 12th