COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Applied Workshop on Psychology I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
PSY 451
Fall
0
2
1
2
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To prepare students to postgraduate studies and professional life, to inform them about job opportunities in and out of Turkey, to give practical information about job interviews, cv writing, to approach psychology as a profession from a wider perspective.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to evaluate job opportunities of psychology.
  • Will be able to evaluate post-graduate studies and professional life.
  • Will be able to evaluate professional rights and associations.
  • Will be able to recognize various professional areas of psychology.
Course Content This course is designed for senior students to prepare them for postgraduate studies as well as professional life and to enable them to approach psychology from a wider perspective.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Review of the Semester  
2 Writing an effective CV
3 All about job interviews
4 Job opportunities in the world and in Turkey
5 Professional associations: TPD
6 Postgraduate studies: opportunities and requirements
7 Quality assessment in psychological services
8 Problems of psychological practice
9 Psychology and society
10 The history of psychology in Turkey
11 The use of technology in psychology
12 Ethics
13 Relations of clientpsychologist
14 Psychology in daily life
15 General evaluation of the course
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Textbooks
References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
100
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
1
100
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
0
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
14
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
    Total
0

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to assess psychological concepts and perspectives, interpret and evaluate data using scientific methods X
2 To be able to develop a curiosity and interest towards the mind and its phenomena, to possess a sense of critical and scientific reflexion and ability to analyze new information. X
3 Ability to make use of theoretical and applied knowledge in local and global levels. X
4 To have a basic knowledge of other disciplines that can contribute to psychology and to be able to make use of this knowledge X
5 To possess and value societal, scientific and ethical principles in collecting, interpreting and publishing psychological data X
6 To have knowledge of how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline from a historical perspective, and to know with what methods it views behavioural and mental processes X
7 To be able to distinguish between the emphases of fundamental theories and perspectives of psychology (behavioural, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, humanistic, psychodynamic and sociocultural) and compare and express their differences and similarities, contributions and limitations X
8 The competence to share psychological knowledge based and qualitative and quantitative data with experts and lay people, using effective communication skills X
9 To have the awareness of interpersonal and societal problems and phenomena and adopt this awareness in psychological problems and researches. X
10 Competence to make use of applied and theoretical psychological knowledge to make contributions to industrial development and provide solutions to problems X
11 To possess essential knowledge of techniques and instrumentation for psychological measurement and evaluation X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 

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