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Course Details

Course Code: PSYC303 Course ID: 3580 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines basic learning processes within the context of classical, instrumental, and operant learning situations. Course content focuses on classical conditioning, instrumental learning, principles of reinforcement, punishment and avoidance conditioning, stimulus generalization and discrimination, retention and forgetting, nature and functioning of memory, and learning and performance of motor skills.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

While completing this course, students will be able to:

CO1: Examine the historical development of cognitive psychology, outlining the philosophical and psychological schools of thought contributing to the field’s foundation.

C02: Investigate the methods of research applied to the study of cognitive psychology.

CO3: Examined cognitive psychology as a discipline of study and identify the significance of cognitive psychology.

CO4: Delineate the various types of learning, expressing the degree to which learning has occurred based upon measures traditionally applied.

CO5: Identify the structures and functions of the brain, examining the role of cognitive processes in controlling the systems and functions throughout the body through an understanding of the field of cognitive neuroscience.

CO6: Examine the major processes of consideration under cognitive psychology, identifying the related functions, theoretical explanations, and research models associated with each process.

  • DISCUSSIONS: Discussions scheduled during Weeks 1, 2, 4, and 6 of the course. Instructions are located on the classroom Discussion link.
  • ASSIGNMENTS AND PROJECTS: Assignments and projects are due during weeks 3, 5, and 7 of the course. Instructions are in the Assignments link.
  • EXAMS: A comprehensive Final Essay Exam is due in Week 8 of the course and is accessible via the Assignments link.

While completing this course, students will be able to:

CO1: Examine the historical development of cognitive psychology, outlining the philosophical and psychological schools of thought contributing to the field’s foundation.

C02: Investigate the methods of research applied to the study of cognitive psychology.

CO3: Examined cognitive psychology as a discipline of study and identify the significance of cognitive psychology.

CO4: Delineate the various types of learning, expressing the degree to which learning has occurred based upon measures traditionally applied.

CO5: Identify the structures and functions of the brain, examining the role of cognitive processes in controlling the systems and functions throughout the body through an understanding of the field of cognitive neuroscience.

CO6: Examine the major processes of consideration under cognitive psychology, identifying the related functions, theoretical explanations, and research models associated with each process.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.