Introductory Psychology: Six Key Approaches (FLEX)
Dr Steph Acaster
A 6-week flexible schedule course examining the main theoretical approaches to explaining human behaviour
Beginner - Intermediate Level
The class is an ideal introductory-level Psychology class, and will focus on one 'approach' each week: -Cognitive Psychology (including the multi-store memory model, and perceptual illusions) -Humanistic Psychology (including Maslow's hierarchy of needs) -Social Psychology (including social learning theory and how to measure social behaviours) -Biological Psychology (including brain regions and genetic inheritance) -Behaviourist Psychology (including operant and classical...
Students will learn to define and describe the features of the six key approaches.
Homework OfferedStudents will be encouraged to summarise their ideas about the class content after each session. Weekly assignments, such as research/discussion prompts, and short question sets. Optional extra reading materials will also be suggested.
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments OfferedContinuous learning is encouraged: Students will receive informal feedback from the teacher on every task they upload, and will be invited to resubmit and discuss any areas where they have misunderstandings.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Meet the teacher
ABOUT ME I love to learn, and I am a big advocate of following your interests - even if they might not seem compatible at first glance! My teaching philosophy is to encourage intellectual curiosity, motivation, and aspiration in students, whatever...
$13weekly or $73 for 6 weeks
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(3)
Completed by 30 learners
No live video meetings
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