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Week 1 / Unit 1

Review these resources for Week 1 / Unit 1 of the Introduction to Psychology course.

Perspectives in Psychological Science Resources

document  5 Perspectives in Psychology

Concept launcher reviews perspectives in psychology along with their view of behavior. A survey tool will help students identify themselves with a perspective in psychology. Embedded videos do not have closed captioning. (Requires Adobe Flash)

document  Today in the History of Psychology

The American Psychological Association Historical Database is a collection of dates and brief descriptions of over 3100 events in the history of psychology. Serves as a date to look up the reference.

Research Methods, Measurement, and Statistics Resources

document  Guess the Correlation

A game in which the player attempts to guess how correlated the two variables in a scatterplot are.

document  The Scientific Method

Students will use this interactive website to select from a list of hypotheses to test. (Requires Adobe Flash)

document  Ethical Dilemmas

Students will review standards of ethics and then determine if a variety of research studies meet the criteria for being ethical. Transcript available. (Requires Adobe Flash)

document  Understanding Correlation

Students will be able to use this interactive website to review negative and positive correlation. (Requires Adobe Flash)

document  Math is Fun Website – Using and Handling Data

Straightforward and simple explanations of major statistical concepts using tutorials, interactive activities, and assessments.


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Sources

  1. The American Psychological Association’s Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (APA TOPSS) course template.

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