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Course Code and Title: PSI 101-Introduction to Psychology

Course Type: Compulsory
Course Level: Undergraduate
Year and Semester: First year, Autumn
Course Length: One semester, 3 hours lectures per week
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Course Credits: 3 0 3
ECTS Credits: 4
Lecturer: Dr. Ayşen GÜRE
Course Contents:
Introduction to psychology (description, subfields and history of psychology)
Research methods in psychology
Psychology of learning
Life-span development
Clinical psychology
Social psychology
Course Objectives: At the end of the semester the students will be able to explain and discuss basic principles and history of psychology, getting familiar with different subfields of psychology and research methods used in psychology.
Teaching Method: Lecture and classroom discussions
Assessment Method: First midterm (%25), second midterm (%25) and final exam   (%50). 
Recommended Reading:
Morris, C.G.(2002 ). (Edt. by Ayvaşık, H.B. & Sayıl, M.). Psikolojiyi Anlamak. TPD       Yayınları, No: 23

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