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Grading and EvaluationCourse PoliciesPSYCHOLOGY 255SPRING 2022 SYLLABUSPatrick L Bowman M.S., LPC, BCPCCPsychology Department, InstructorOffice Hours (or by appointment):Monday/ / / //10:00-12:00, 2:30-3:30Tuesday/ // 11:00-12:00, 2:30-3:30Wednesday/10:00-12:00Friday/ / / / / / 1:00- 4:00Virtual Office:[email protected] (email)https://ullafayette.zoom.us (TBA)Physical Office:Girard Hall, 207Lafayette LA, 70504337- 482-6598/General Course Overview:This course provides basic information related to physical, cognitive, social, and emotional aspects of human development from conception through adolescence. Major theories of development are considered, as well as biological, environmental and sociocultural influences on developmental progression. General Course learning objectives:- Identify and evaluate various philosophical and psychological perspectives and theories within the field of developmental psychology- Demonstrate an understanding of the cognitive, social, emotional, and biological changes that take place from conception through late adulthood.- Demonstrate and apply knowledge of major concepts and contextual influences on infant, child, adolescent and adult development.Required Textbook:Santrock, "Essentials of Lifespan Development”, 7e Loose-leaf text with Connect and Proctorio Plus,/McGraw-Hill,/978-1266622069 orSantrock, "Essentials of Lifespan Development", 7e Connect access card with Proctorio Plus,/McGraw-Hill,/978-1266621321You will also be expected to create a McGraw-Hill Connect account. The link to access the Santrock material is on the Moodle page via the Connect link (McGraw-Hill logo.) This will be available on January 13, 2022./ Beginning on this day, you can access the Santrock material with a 14-day free access (if you have not purchased the book/code)./ After this, you must either have an access code or pay for the content.The cost for the online purchase (Connect with Proctorio plus) should be $80.You may purchase a Connect access card (looseleaf hard copy also available) at the University bookstore, or directly from the Connect link on the Moodle course.Below is a video that walks a student through how to register for Connect through Moodlehttp://video.mhhe.com/watch/ja1kVStroxBtehYi7oSBasGeneral Class/Student Expectations:- Lifespan is my favorite course to teach and is also my most frustrating course to teach (for the same reason) because it covers so much good stuff! Students are expected to “attend”class (face-to-face or via Zoom), access announcements on Moodleand follow the course syllabus regularly. Please consistently keep up with reading of PowerPoint frames, completing the SmartBook assignments (and other learning activities that may be included in the future). Doing so will aid you in preparing wisely and appropriately for exams and facilitate your success in the course.- (ZOOM or Face to Face Meetings: we will have Zoom or face-to-face class meetings 2 times per week: Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning at 9:30 AM.Please check your announcements regularly. Our 1st meeting will be Thursday, January 13 at 9:30AM. Please be prepared by downloading Zoom to your device. Please let us all be respectful and courteous during our time together. Again, please do your very best to attend classes (zoom or face-to-face) as indicated, keep up with regular reading of PowerPoint frames along with the textbook and Smart Book assignments (more tocome related to that) to prepare wisely and appropriately for exams and be successful in the course.******* Special Announcement *******Due to the recent increase in the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, theUniversity has announced that the delivery of some courses will be temporarily modified to ensure the safety of students and faculty.The delivery of this course will be modified through January 28, 2022. The delivery will be temporarily changed to Remote via ZOOM for the 1st 2 weeks.,You will be able to access the Zoom lectures by clicking the Zoom link, to be located on the Moodle course page. By January 24, 2022, the University will make an announcement detailing whether delivery will return to regular instruction on January 31, 2022, or if temporary modifications of course delivery will be extended in response to the presence of the COVID-19 virus in our community.Students must wear face masks/face coverings that completely cover nose and mouth to every class and throughout the class session.Exams:- There will be 4 exams. (The fourth will be the final exam). Each exam is worth100 points. The exams will be multiple choice (50 questions). Exams will bebased primarily on material presented in lectures, PowerPoint frames and textbook material. Smartbook activities are designed to be helpful in preparation for exams as well.- Exams will be proctored and taken on the Connect platform . (More information to follow). Each exam will have a time limit in which it must be completed. Unless otherwise indicated, students willhave 60 minutes to complete the exam once the attempt has started.- Tentative chapter arrangement for respective exams: Exam Chapters Covered#1 1, 2*#2 2*, 3, 4, 5#3 6, 8, 9, 10 #4 (FINAL) 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17Smart Book Exercises: each of the 15 chapters will have a smart book exercise in Connect. Some exercises will be shorter than others. Most smart book chapter exercises are worth a total of 5 points for completion (chapters 4, 5, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17). Several are worth a possible 10 points (chapters 1, 2,3, 6, 9, 13) if completed fully, totaling a possible 100 points. To get full credit, these Smart book exercises must be completed within the timeframe specified. I will comment about this further, later. (The smart bookexercises may be amended. I will notify you in advance of any changes.)Optional Extra Credit Assignment: (optional, not mandatory) Choose option A, B, C, or D (15 points). Due by April 12. A. Short paper related to some aspect of Human Development. 1. Length - 3 to 5* pages typed, doubled spaced. 2. No fewer than 3 references. References are to be cited in the body of the paper. 3. Paper must include separate title page with your name on it. 4. No folders necessary. Staple paper at upper left-hand corner.5. A position and or personal summary statement must be included in the last paragraph.B. Journal Reports: 1. 2-page summary of journal articles. Each two-page journal article summary is worth


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