Marymount University Cognitive Psychology Syllabus (PSY 260)

Marymount University Cognitive Psychology Syllabus (PSY 260)

Learning & Cognition Course Information

This online introductory cognitive psychology course was designed in a modular format that students work through from beginning to end. Each topic has corresponding OER material for students to review (most often readings and/or videos), a video lecture (not included), a brief quiz to check understanding of content (not included) , and various virtual cognitive psychology experiments, discussions and brief writing assignments. Currently there is no cumulative exam for the course, In lieu of an exam, students write a reflection journal, with entries due at the end of each module (five in total). These entries consist of a response to a prompt that encourages students to link theories and findings learned in the module to their daily lives.

Major Assignments:

  • Check Your Understanding” Quizzes (24 in total)                 
  • Virtual Activities (various)                                                                          
  • Reflection Journal Entries (5 in total) 
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