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Michele Manber's Psychology 100 Page

Page last revised: April 26, 2016

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Advice to students from Fall, 2014 students, written on the last day of class

Advice to students from Winter, 2014 students, written on the last day of class

Advice from Winter & Spring 2013 students on last day of class

Advice from my former Psych. 100 students (Fall '08)on the last day of class

Emergency Procedures

Syllabi & Calendar
Study Guides
Spring, 2016 Assignments


Spring, 2016 syllabus with all assignments attached (in pdf format)

Spring, 2016 calendar in pdf format

You Should Know list for test 1

You Should Know list for test 2

You Should Know list for test 3

You Should Know list for test 4

You Should Know list for test 5

You Should Know list for test 6

You Should Know list for final


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Canvas Student Orientation

Due dates for Canvas quizzes (at 10 pm):

Chapter 1: April 12
Chapter 2: April 26
Chapters 3 & 4: April 26
Chapter 5: May 4
Chapter 6: May 4
Chapters 9: May 18
Chapter 12: May 18
Chapter 11: May 31
Chapter 14: May 31
Chapter 15: June 7




All of the following are attached to the "syllabus with all assignments attached", except the extra credit assignment.

Syllabus Quiz (pdf format) (due Wednesday, April 6)

Plagiarism Tutorial Certificate (due Monday, April 11)

Research Assignment (pdf format) (due April 29)

Concept Application paper
(pdf format)

Good Study Habits extra credit assignment (due April 21)


Grades   Plagiarism resources

Grade Approximator: Use this to estimate your grade at any time during the quarter.

How to avoid "the 6 hour D"

NY Times article "Forget What you know about Good Study Habits" (be sure to click through all pages - or click on "print" and it will show the entire article)

Study Skills Booklet and How to Study for a Psych class (pdf from powerpt)

Study Skills Self Help (Virginia Tech)

Hopefully available soon in our library (available now on Amazon): Study Less, Learn More: The Complete Guide for Busy Students by Michael W. Wiederman PhD [based on psychology findings, rather than hearsay]

1. How to recognize and avoid plagiarism

2. Alverno College's information on establishing authorship (tips on when to quote and when NOT to quote in papers, also)


Relevant Course Links


click on the following for a:
Mental health quackery check

The Chatty Professor: A blog by an HCC Communications Instructor about how to navigate the educational system well (really: how to get along with professors & do well in school (or elsewhere!)).

website for different Psych 100 textbook (has practice quizzes & study aids - have to look at chapter names- not numbers, since they are not always the same as our textbook in number)

citing sources: library handout (pdf) of APA citation information

Camtasia video on findinging scholarly articles in psychology


For the Research Methods module:

Tutorials on all phases of Research Design

Funny correlations

Short video on the Placebo effect

For the Neuroscience modules:

If you have an iphone or ipad, the 3D Brain (free) app is nice

Neuroscience for Kids (even though it says "for Kids" it is useful for anyone who wants an introduction to neuroscience)

58 minute video on how brain works (Christmas lecture: Bruce Hood: What's in your head)

Some fun Sensation/Perception exercises (may not work in all browsers; works in Mozilla)



For the learning and memory modules:

Practice with Positive reinforcement (examples of what is and is not positive reinforcement & a practice quiz)


San Francisco's Exploratorium Website on Memory




Developmental image:

working out Punnett square problems

probability of inheritance

More Psychology information (learning,biopsych, etc)


picture of the quarter:



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