COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Introduction To Psychology I FGO   105 1 3 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Egemen HANIMOĞLU
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiEGEMEN HANIMOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The main purpose of this course is to understand field of psychology and its role in social sciences. And teaching the basic concepts of psychology, and its role in social sciences.During the lesson students will learn main topics; research techniques,brain,nervous system,sensation,dreams,classic conditioning,memory and its capacity.
Content
The definition of pschology and the basic concepts of psychology.

Learning Outcomes
1) encounters the basic concepts and theories of psychology
2) realizes the scope of Scientific psychology , limitations, and psychology fields
3) becomes aware of the concepts such as Detection processes, cognitive development, learning and so on.
4) comprehends the issues of cognitive learning,Classical conditioning, operant conditioning and reinforcement
5) Realizes the saperation of short-term memory, long term memoryand constructive memory.
6) Recognizes the concepts of theories of affection, anxiety, a sense of frustration and conflict
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Explains theorical debates of three main areas (philosophy, sociology, psychology) in relation to today´s problems
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2
Knows the problems differed from past to present and examines these issues in terms of present-day
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3
Defines required concepts of the three main areas (philosophy, sociology, psychology)
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4
Understands the problems encountered in the study area, solves and redirects
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5
Interpretes integrating theoretical knowledge with related disciplines, analyses and creates new information
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6
Makes research sources of the main problems in field of Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology
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7
The problems encountered in educatıonal environment and everyday life ıs evaluated from the perspective of sociology and psychology
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8
Puts solutıon recommendations forward systematically and consistently in writing and orally for encountered problems and knowledge in the field
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9
Takes responsibility individually and / or in a team, be leadership, and works effectively
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10
Deals with problems related to man,society and values independently
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11
Access and use related printed information and other sources of information in the field
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12
Be open to continuous self-development and research
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13
Shows sensivity to issues of social, philosophical, and literary
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14
Follows software and hardware with printed and other information concerning with philosophy, social sciences ,educational sciences and education technologies, reaches, uses and improves effective ways of education-teaching.
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15
Follows the developments and information in the field and and communicates with colleagues
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Gets ability of critical, different and creative thinking and multi-dimensional perspective
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Uses information related with his/her field in business and everyday life with the awareness of social responsibility
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to Psychology Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
2 Research Methods in Psychology Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
3 Neuropsychology of the brain Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
4 Nervous System Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
5 Senses Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
6 Perception Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
7 Sleep and Dreams Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
8 Mid-Term Exam Read relevant section of the textbooks Testing
9 Classical conditioning Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
10 Operant conditioning Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
11 Cognitive Approaches Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
12 Memory Types Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
13 Remembering and Forgetting Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
14 Intelligence Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
15 General evaluation Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion
16-17 Term Exams Read relevant section of the textbooks Lecture
Discussion

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources