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CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
HISTORY of PSYCHOLOGYPSK4213590Spring Semester3+036
Course Program

Perşembe 10:00-10:45

Perşembe 11:00-11:45

Perşembe 12:00-12:45

Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseTurkish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeRequired
Course CoordinatorAssoc.Prof. Erol YILDIRIM
Name of Lecturer(s)Assoc.Prof. Aysu MUTLUTÜRK
Assistant(s)
AimIn this course, we will refer to key episodes from the history of psychology to illustrate the interplay of theory, methodology and practice in the emergence of today’s psychology and its place in contemporary society. We will examine the major schools of thought in psychology (e.g., structuralism, functionalism, behaviorism, Gestalt psychology) Furthermore, we will focus on the social, cultural and political factors that shaped the evolution of psychological thinking in time.
Course ContentThis course contains; Meeting –Studies about the history of psychology,Philosophical and physiological effects on psychology,Modern Psychology,Structuralism –The First Impression of Functionalism,Functionalism,Behaviorism ,Followers of Behaviorism,Gestalt Psychology,Psychoanalysis,Followers and Opponents of Psychoanalysis,Humanistic Psychology,Cognitive Psychology,Post Modern Approaches,Review.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1. To understand and discuss the relationship between the history of science and history of modern psychology10, 16, 18A
1.1. To define the basic developments of history of science.10, 16, 18A
1.2. To define the development of modern psychology and the relationship between past and present.10, 16, 18A
1.3. To define environmental effects on psychology .10, 16, 18A
1.4. To define ideas about the history of science of psychology .10, 16, 18A
2. To discuss the effects on philosophical effects on psychology10, 18A
2.1. To define the effects on philosophical effects on psychology.10, 16, 18A
2.2. To define mechanical soul.10, 16, 18A
2.3. To define determinism and reductionism.10, 16, 18A
2.4. To define the beginnings of modern science.10, 16, 18A
2.5. To explain the contributions of Descartes ‘contributions ( the problem of mechanic and soul) .10, 16, 18A
2.6. To define positivism, materialism, and empiricism and their contributions in psychology .10, 16, 18A
3. To discuss the effects on physiological effects on psychology10, 16, 18A
3.1. To define the physiological effects on psychology.10, 16, 18A
3.2. To define experimental psychology and to explain the bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers of experimental psychology.10, 16, 18A
4. To discuss the beginnings of modern psychology and other psychology developments in Germany10, 16, 18A
4.1. To explain bibliography and contributions of the founder of modern psychologist of Wilhelm Wundt.10, 16, 18A
4.2. To explain other psychology developments in Germany and the bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers.10, 16, 18A
5. To discuss structuralism10, 16, 18A
5.1 To define structuralism.10, 16, 18A
5.2. To explain the contributions and criticisms of structuralism.10, 16, 18A
6. To discuss functionalism.10, 16, 18A
6.1. To explain generally functionalism.10, 16, 18A
6.2. To explain evolution theory and its contributions.10, 16, 18A
6.3. To explain the psychological tests.10, 16, 18A
6.4. To explain animal psychology and its effects.10, 16, 18A
7. To discuss the beginnings and the developments of functionalism, and its application in mental and psychological tests, clinical psychology s, organizational psychology and forensic psychology movements.10, 16, 18A
7.1. To explain the beginnings and the developments of functionalism.10, 16, 18A
7.2. To explain bibliography and the contributions of pioneer of functionalism.10, 16, 18A
7.2. To define mental and psychological tests.10, 16, 18A
7.3. To define clinical psychology movements.10, 16, 18A
7.4. To define organizational psychology movements.10, 16, 18A
7.5. To define forensic psychology movements.10, 16, 18A
8. To discuss the beginnings and the developments of behaviorism.10, 16, 18A
8.1. To define behaviorism.10, 16, 18A
8.2. To explain bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers of behaviorism.10, 16, 18A
9. To discuss the beginnings and the developments of gestalt psychology.10, 16, 18A
9.1. To define behaviorism.10, 16, 18A
9.2. To explain bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers of gestalt psychology.10, 16, 18A
10. To discuss psychoanalysis and its followers10, 16, 18A
10.1. To define psychoanalysis.10, 16, 18A
10.2. To explain bibliography and the contributions of pioneer of psychoanalysis.10, 16, 18A
10.3. To explain bibliographies and the contributions of followers of psychoanalyst.10, 16, 18A
11. To discuss humanistic psychology and pioneers10, 16, 18A
11.1. To define humanistic psychology.10, 16, 18A
11.2. To explain bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers of humanistic psychology.10, 16, 18A
12. To discuss cognitive psychology and pioneers10, 16, 18A
12.1. To define cognitive psychology.10, 16, 18A
12.2. To explain bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers of cognitive psychology.10, 16, 18A
13. To discuss postmodern approaches10, 16, 18A
13.1. To define postmodern approaches.10, 16, 18A
13.2. To define solution focused therapy from postmodern approaches10, 16, 18A
13.3. To define narrative therapy from postmodern approaches.10, 16, 18A
13.4. To define positive psychology from postmodern approaches.10, 16, 18A
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 18: Micro Teaching Technique
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Meeting –Studies about the history of psychology
2Philosophical and physiological effects on psychologyRecommended readings
3Modern PsychologyRecommended readings
4Structuralism –The First Impression of FunctionalismRecommended readings
5FunctionalismRecommended readings
6Behaviorism Recommended readings
7Followers of BehaviorismRecommended readings
8Gestalt PsychologyRecommended readings
9PsychoanalysisRecommended readings
10Followers and Opponents of PsychoanalysisRecommended readings
11Humanistic PsychologyRecommended readings
12Cognitive PsychologyRecommended readings
13Post Modern ApproachesRecommended readings
14Review
Resources
Textbook: Schultz, D. P. ve Schultz, S. E. (2012). A History of modern psychology (10th ed.) Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth. ISBN: 1-111-34497-3

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Knows the basic concepts of research and application-oriented sub-fields of psychology and the basic theories of these fields.
2
Can compare theories and schools in the history of psychology, and relate new developments with this knowledge.
3
Can recognize and interpret the problems they encounter and offer solutions using their expert knowledge.
4
Can investigate a problem with scientific methods, interpret findings and turn the results into a scientific publication.
5
Can lead the project, plan and manage the activities in a team established to solve the problems related to their field.
6
Can question and criticize new ideas from a scientific point of view without taking sides.
7
They adopt the principle of lifelong learning and can follow new developments in their field.
8
Can share their findings, knowledge and solution suggestions about a problem with colleagues or people outside of their field in written or oral form, in an appropriate language.
9
They have a sense of social responsibility and can use their professional achievements in solving problems in their near and far surroundings.
10
Speaks English at least at B1 level to follow international professional developments.
11
Has basic computer skills and can communicate with colleagues on up-to-date platforms.
12
Knows the basic tools of psychology used in assessment and evaluation and can use these tools.
13
Knows professional responsibilities, authorization, and limits, recognizes psychological problems, can make the right referral for their solution, and abides by ethical principles in research and practice.
14
They consider individual and cultural differences in research and practice and take these differences into account while evaluating the research results.

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100
ECTS / Workload Table
ActivitiesNumber ofDuration(Hour)Total Workload(Hour)
Course Hours14342
Guided Problem Solving14570
Resolution of Homework Problems and Submission as a Report3515
Term Project12020
Presentation of Project / Seminar000
Quiz212
Midterm Exam11717
General Exam12222
Performance Task, Maintenance Plan000
Total Workload(Hour)188
Dersin AKTS Kredisi = Toplam İş Yükü (Saat)/30*=(188/30)6
ECTS of the course: 30 hours of work is counted as 1 ECTS credit.

Detail Informations of the Course

Course Description

CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
HISTORY of PSYCHOLOGYPSK4213590Spring Semester3+036
Course Program

Perşembe 10:00-10:45

Perşembe 11:00-11:45

Perşembe 12:00-12:45

Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseTurkish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeRequired
Course CoordinatorAssoc.Prof. Erol YILDIRIM
Name of Lecturer(s)Assoc.Prof. Aysu MUTLUTÜRK
Assistant(s)
AimIn this course, we will refer to key episodes from the history of psychology to illustrate the interplay of theory, methodology and practice in the emergence of today’s psychology and its place in contemporary society. We will examine the major schools of thought in psychology (e.g., structuralism, functionalism, behaviorism, Gestalt psychology) Furthermore, we will focus on the social, cultural and political factors that shaped the evolution of psychological thinking in time.
Course ContentThis course contains; Meeting –Studies about the history of psychology,Philosophical and physiological effects on psychology,Modern Psychology,Structuralism –The First Impression of Functionalism,Functionalism,Behaviorism ,Followers of Behaviorism,Gestalt Psychology,Psychoanalysis,Followers and Opponents of Psychoanalysis,Humanistic Psychology,Cognitive Psychology,Post Modern Approaches,Review.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1. To understand and discuss the relationship between the history of science and history of modern psychology10, 16, 18A
1.1. To define the basic developments of history of science.10, 16, 18A
1.2. To define the development of modern psychology and the relationship between past and present.10, 16, 18A
1.3. To define environmental effects on psychology .10, 16, 18A
1.4. To define ideas about the history of science of psychology .10, 16, 18A
2. To discuss the effects on philosophical effects on psychology10, 18A
2.1. To define the effects on philosophical effects on psychology.10, 16, 18A
2.2. To define mechanical soul.10, 16, 18A
2.3. To define determinism and reductionism.10, 16, 18A
2.4. To define the beginnings of modern science.10, 16, 18A
2.5. To explain the contributions of Descartes ‘contributions ( the problem of mechanic and soul) .10, 16, 18A
2.6. To define positivism, materialism, and empiricism and their contributions in psychology .10, 16, 18A
3. To discuss the effects on physiological effects on psychology10, 16, 18A
3.1. To define the physiological effects on psychology.10, 16, 18A
3.2. To define experimental psychology and to explain the bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers of experimental psychology.10, 16, 18A
4. To discuss the beginnings of modern psychology and other psychology developments in Germany10, 16, 18A
4.1. To explain bibliography and contributions of the founder of modern psychologist of Wilhelm Wundt.10, 16, 18A
4.2. To explain other psychology developments in Germany and the bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers.10, 16, 18A
5. To discuss structuralism10, 16, 18A
5.1 To define structuralism.10, 16, 18A
5.2. To explain the contributions and criticisms of structuralism.10, 16, 18A
6. To discuss functionalism.10, 16, 18A
6.1. To explain generally functionalism.10, 16, 18A
6.2. To explain evolution theory and its contributions.10, 16, 18A
6.3. To explain the psychological tests.10, 16, 18A
6.4. To explain animal psychology and its effects.10, 16, 18A
7. To discuss the beginnings and the developments of functionalism, and its application in mental and psychological tests, clinical psychology s, organizational psychology and forensic psychology movements.10, 16, 18A
7.1. To explain the beginnings and the developments of functionalism.10, 16, 18A
7.2. To explain bibliography and the contributions of pioneer of functionalism.10, 16, 18A
7.2. To define mental and psychological tests.10, 16, 18A
7.3. To define clinical psychology movements.10, 16, 18A
7.4. To define organizational psychology movements.10, 16, 18A
7.5. To define forensic psychology movements.10, 16, 18A
8. To discuss the beginnings and the developments of behaviorism.10, 16, 18A
8.1. To define behaviorism.10, 16, 18A
8.2. To explain bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers of behaviorism.10, 16, 18A
9. To discuss the beginnings and the developments of gestalt psychology.10, 16, 18A
9.1. To define behaviorism.10, 16, 18A
9.2. To explain bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers of gestalt psychology.10, 16, 18A
10. To discuss psychoanalysis and its followers10, 16, 18A
10.1. To define psychoanalysis.10, 16, 18A
10.2. To explain bibliography and the contributions of pioneer of psychoanalysis.10, 16, 18A
10.3. To explain bibliographies and the contributions of followers of psychoanalyst.10, 16, 18A
11. To discuss humanistic psychology and pioneers10, 16, 18A
11.1. To define humanistic psychology.10, 16, 18A
11.2. To explain bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers of humanistic psychology.10, 16, 18A
12. To discuss cognitive psychology and pioneers10, 16, 18A
12.1. To define cognitive psychology.10, 16, 18A
12.2. To explain bibliographies and the contributions of pioneers of cognitive psychology.10, 16, 18A
13. To discuss postmodern approaches10, 16, 18A
13.1. To define postmodern approaches.10, 16, 18A
13.2. To define solution focused therapy from postmodern approaches10, 16, 18A
13.3. To define narrative therapy from postmodern approaches.10, 16, 18A
13.4. To define positive psychology from postmodern approaches.10, 16, 18A
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 18: Micro Teaching Technique
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Meeting –Studies about the history of psychology
2Philosophical and physiological effects on psychologyRecommended readings
3Modern PsychologyRecommended readings
4Structuralism –The First Impression of FunctionalismRecommended readings
5FunctionalismRecommended readings
6Behaviorism Recommended readings
7Followers of BehaviorismRecommended readings
8Gestalt PsychologyRecommended readings
9PsychoanalysisRecommended readings
10Followers and Opponents of PsychoanalysisRecommended readings
11Humanistic PsychologyRecommended readings
12Cognitive PsychologyRecommended readings
13Post Modern ApproachesRecommended readings
14Review
Resources
Textbook: Schultz, D. P. ve Schultz, S. E. (2012). A History of modern psychology (10th ed.) Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth. ISBN: 1-111-34497-3

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Knows the basic concepts of research and application-oriented sub-fields of psychology and the basic theories of these fields.
2
Can compare theories and schools in the history of psychology, and relate new developments with this knowledge.
3
Can recognize and interpret the problems they encounter and offer solutions using their expert knowledge.
4
Can investigate a problem with scientific methods, interpret findings and turn the results into a scientific publication.
5
Can lead the project, plan and manage the activities in a team established to solve the problems related to their field.
6
Can question and criticize new ideas from a scientific point of view without taking sides.
7
They adopt the principle of lifelong learning and can follow new developments in their field.
8
Can share their findings, knowledge and solution suggestions about a problem with colleagues or people outside of their field in written or oral form, in an appropriate language.
9
They have a sense of social responsibility and can use their professional achievements in solving problems in their near and far surroundings.
10
Speaks English at least at B1 level to follow international professional developments.
11
Has basic computer skills and can communicate with colleagues on up-to-date platforms.
12
Knows the basic tools of psychology used in assessment and evaluation and can use these tools.
13
Knows professional responsibilities, authorization, and limits, recognizes psychological problems, can make the right referral for their solution, and abides by ethical principles in research and practice.
14
They consider individual and cultural differences in research and practice and take these differences into account while evaluating the research results.

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100

Numerical Data

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