Lesson Plans
Psychology 4th Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/29/2013 Instructor: Jennifer Stevenson Academics
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Monday:
Human Development

Brief video introduction to broad trends in human development.
Students complete packets relating to human development and work on the preparation stages of their psychological study projects.

Homework: Human Development Packets (Due Tuesday), Draft Steps 1-4 of Project (Due Friday)
Tuesday:
Human Development

Discuss stages of development and connect to students' lives - Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development, Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development, Erickson's Theory of Psychosocial Development.
Move to the computer lab to work on psychological study projects.

Homework: Draft Steps 1-4 of Project (Due Friday)
Wednesday:
Personality

Introduce Theories of Personality.
Students take personality tests and consider the tests' uses in understanding self.

Homework: Draft Steps 1-4 of Project (Due Friday)
Thursday:
Social Psychology

Introduce and discuss studies about conformity.
Introduce and discuss studies about obedience to authority, especially videos and statistics on the Milgram experiment and the Stanford Prison Experiment.

Homework: Draft Steps 1-4 of Project (Due Friday)
Friday:
Social Psychology

Finish what we began on Thursday with reference to obedience to authority.
Discuss recent studies about leadership and everyday heroes.