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Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

History and Systems of Psychology (PSY400)

Location: 

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

Length: 

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates: 

April 2015 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to describe the history and the development of the science of psychology; explain the different theoretical viewpoints and research methods used in the psychological systems that comprise the field of psychology.

Instruction: 

This course explores the development of the science of psychology. Topics include: pre-scientific psychology such as mental healing, phrenology; the birth of the science of psychology including Wundt, Ebbinghaus; Scientific psychology in America; Early schools of American Psychology, Structuralism, Functionalism; Applied Psychology in America, Psychoanalysis, Freud; Neo-Freudian (Adler, Erikson, Jung and Horney)  Behaviorism; Radical Behaviorism; Social Action and Social Change; Gender differences, Gestalt and cognitive psychology. Students are required to complete a number of quizzes/ essays covering specific assigned topics, a research paper/ final. They will also submit article summaries, a research paper and group projects for their course evaluation.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (4/16).

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