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  1. PSY 210 UOP Course Material - PSY210dotcom

  2. PSY 210 UOP Course Material • PSY 210 Week 1 CheckPoint Research MethodsPSY 210 Week 1 DQ 1 and DQ 2PSY 210 Week 2 CheckPoint Skills Assessment ActivityPSY 210 Week 2 Assignment Personalities Theory ActivityPSY 210 Week 3 CheckPoint Reaction to StressorsPSY 210 Week 3 DQ 1 and DQ 2PSY 210 Week 4 CheckPoint Effects of StressPSY 210 Week 4 Assignment Psychology and Health Problems • CheckPoint: Research Methods • Complete Appendix B. • Post your response as an attachment. PSY 210 Entire Course (UOP) PSY 210 Week 1 CheckPoint Research Methods (UOP)

  3. PSY 210 UOP Course Material • Discussion Questions • What are some of the ways that psychologists attempt to explain human behavior? One of the major debates within the field of psychology is the degree to which nature versus nurture shapes human behaviors and traits. What comprises our nature? How would you define nurture? • Assignment: Personalities Theory Activity • Note: This assignment is two-part. • Complete Appendix C. • Choose two or three of the personality theories discussed in Ch. 2 of Psychology and the Challenges of Life. • Write a 350- to 700-word response comparing and contrasting the theories you have chosen. • Post your response as an attachment. PSY 210 Week 1 DQ 1 and DQ 2 (UOP) PSY 210 Week 2 Assignment Personalities Theory Activity (UOP)

  4. PSY 210 UOP Course Material • CheckPoint: Skills Assessment Activity • Throughout the text, Psychology and the Challenges of Life, you will find an assortment of tests that sample a broad range of skills, abilities, and traits. Although these exercises allow a glimpse at aspects of personality, the results must be interpreted with caution. • CheckPoint: Reaction to Stressors • Complete Appendix D. • Post your response as an attachment. PSY 210 Week 2 CheckPoint Skills Assessment Activity (UOP) PSY 210 Week 3 CheckPoint Reaction to Stressors (UOP)

  5. PSY 210 UOP Course Material • The text, Psychology and the Challenges of Lifediscusses several sources of stress. What sources of stress did the text identify in which you were previously unaware? Has your reading helped you identify any new sources of stress? If so, how might you deal with these sources? • Assignment: Psychology and Health Problems • Review Figure 4.3. • Summarize the multifactorial model and how it relates to the diagnosis of illnesses. • Select two health problems discussed in the text. • Explain what role psychology has played in understanding and managing these health problems. • Post a 1,050- to 1,400-word, APA-formatted paper as an attachment. PSY 210 Week 3 DQ 1 and DQ 2 (UOP) PSY 210 Week 4 Assignment Psychology and Health Problems (UOP)

  6. PSY 210 UOP Course Material • CheckPoint: Effects of Stress • You are currently an associate at an advertising agency where you have worked for 2 years. You are pursuing a promotion to the position of advertising executive. Whereas you have expected to put in extra hours and some added responsibility as part of earning the promotion, your boss has increased your workload significantly, including some projects that had been assigned to other associates. • CheckPoint: Persuasion & Conformity Scenario • Write a 200- to 300-word critique of the response assigned by your facilitator. Include a summary of the decision stated in your assigned response, whether or not this response has made you see the scenario differently, and your critique of your classmate’s rationale. • Post as an attachment. PSY 210 Week 4 CheckPoint Effects of Stress (UOP) PSY 210 Week 5 CheckPoint Persuasion & Conformity Scenario (UOP)

  7. PSY 210 UOP Course Material • Discussion Questions • Complete the self-assessments on p. 206–209 of Psychology and the Challenges of Life. (Please note: These assessments have no professional validity and are only used to help you obtain a better understanding of your sense of self for the purposes of this class; in no way should they be viewed as a valid evaluation.) • Exercise: Conformity Response • Complete Appendix E. • Post as an attachment PSY 210 Week 5 DQ 1 and DQ 2 (UOP) PSY 210 Week 5 Exercise Conformity Response (UOP)

  8. PSY 210 UOP Course Material • Assignment: The Sexual Response Cycle • Review the sexual response cycle located on p. 445–447 in Psychology and the Challenges of Life • Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word APA-formatted paper summarizing each phase of the sexual response cycle for males, females, and commonalities for both males and females. • Include a brief description of any sexual dysfunctions and common methods of treatment. • CheckPoint: Changes from Adolescence through Adulthood/Parenting Styles and Development • As people mature, they change physically, cognitively, and socially. A clear understanding of these developmental changes allows people to better understand themselves. • Complete Appendix F. PSY 210 Week 6 Assignment The Sexual Response Cycle (UOP) PSY 210 Week 6 CheckPoint Changes from Adolescence through Adulthood Parenting Styles and Development (UOP)

  9. PSY 210 UOP Course Material • CheckPoint: Sternberg’s Theory of Love • Complete Appendix G. • Post as an attachment. • Discussion Questions • Everyone differs slightly in what they consider attractive or beautiful. Do you believe certain attributes are universally attractive? What are these attributes? Do you believe one’s sense of beauty is intrinsic or learned? What influence do the media and one’s peers have on the concept of beauty? PSY 210 Week 7 CheckPoint Sternberg's Theory of love (UOP) PSY 210 Week 7 DQ 1 and DQ 2 (UOP)

  10. PSY 210 UOP Course Material • Assignment: Psychological Disorders’ Presentation • Create a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes. • Summarize how psychological disorders are classified. Include the role of the DSM IV. Your presentation must have at least one slide for each of the following major classes of psychological disorders: • Anxiety Disorders • Dissociative Disorders • CheckPoint: Psychotherapy • Biomedical and psychotherapy are two basic approaches to treating psychological disorders. A number of approaches fall under the category of psychotherapy, but they all include the following four essential characteristics: • Systematic interaction between a client and a therapist • Based on psychological theory and research PSY 210 Week 8 Assignment Psychological Disorders’ Presentation (UOP) PSY 210 Week 8 CheckPoint Psychotherapy (UOP)

  11. PSY 210 UOP Course Material • Ch. 6 of What You Can Do with a Major in Psychology? reviews some of the career possibilities for psychology majors. Which careers in psychology interest you the most? Explain why. What would you need to do to attain one of those careers? Include both short-term and long-term goals. • Final Project: Case Study • Review case studies 1 and 2 in Appendix A. • Choose one case study from Appendix A. • Complete the following questions in 150 to 200 words each. Be as detailed as possible and use the information you have learned throughout this course. • Apply the APA style guidelines. PSY 210 Week 9 Capstone Discussion Question (UOP) PSY 210 Week 9 Final Project Case Study (UOP)

  12. PSY 210 UOP Course Material