Course Name: Adolescence
Course Number: PSYC30651
Course Time: TTH 11-12:15
Prerequisite: General Psychology Grade D or Above Students who do not have the proper perquisite should deregister from the course.
Adolescence 14th Edition John W. Santrock (McGraw Hill)
The First Part Last by Angela Johnson
Downloads. Every Sunday night an email reminder will be sent to download the objectives for the week. Objectives will help you organize your note taking and assist you in studying for the exams and preparing assignments.
Instructor: Dr. A. M. Neal-Barnett
E-mail: Email me via Learn at firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: www.kent.edu.psychology. Under faculty click on my name and visit website
Office Hours: Office Hours: TTH 10-11 12:15-2 and by appointment
Registration and Withdrawal
The official registration deadline for this course is January 19, 2014. University policy requires all students to be officially registered in each class they are attending. Students who are not officially registered for a course by published deadlines should not be attending classes and will not receive credit or a grade for the course. Each student must confirm enrollment by checking his/her class schedule (using Student Tools in FlashLine) prior to the deadline indicated. Registration errors must be corrected prior to the deadline
The last day to withdraw from this course without a grade of W being assigned is January 26, 2014. Last day to withdraw from course with a Grade of W being assigned March 23, 2014.
The purpose of this course is to help students learn about adolescents and their development in ways that are meaningful and substantive to their chosen careers.
Learning Objectives: By the end of this course, it is expected that students will be able to:
1. Assess the biological, cognitive cultural, environmental and social factors that influence development throughout adolescence.
2. Evaluate current and past research in adolescence guided by theories within developmental psychology.
3. Describe methodological approaches used to study development.
In-class activities that support outcomes: Activities may include, but are not limited to, class/group discussion, lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, exams, presentations, and viewing and discussing videos.
Out-of-class activities that support outcomes: Activities may include, but are not limited to, textbook readings, homework assignments, readings from professional and lay periodicals, participating in research studies, and writing article summaries and/ or reflection papers.
Guiding Principles: Respect for classmates’ ability to hear, learn, and express opinion during class
Use of Smartphones any other communications device are not permitted in class. Please set them on silent.
University Policy 3342-3-18 requires that students with disabilities be provided reasonable accommodations to ensure their equal access to course content. If you have a documented disability and require accommodations, please contact the instructor at the beginning of the semester to make arrangements necessary classroom adjustments. Please note you must first verify your eligibility for these through Student Disability Services (contact 330-672-3391) or visit www.kent.edu/sds for more information on these registration procedures)
94 to 100=A 90 to 93= A-
87 to 89 = B+
84 to 86 = B
80 to 83 = B- 77 to 79 = C+
74 to 76 = C
70 to 73 = C- 67 to 69 = D+
64 to 66 = D
Under 64 = F
Total Points available: 655
13 In-class Quizzes @ 10 points each
3 EXAMS @ 100 points each
3 assignments @25 points each
1 assignment @ 50 points each
1st part last assignment @ 100 points each
Make-Up Exam Policy: A verifiable original excuse must be presented to take a make-up exam. Scanned or photocopies excuses will not be accepted. Make-up exams are short answer,