Independent Study I (PSY 398)

2020 Fall
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Psychology(PSY)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Robert Booth -robertbooth@sabanciuniv.edu, Nihan Alp -nihanalp@sabanciuniv.edu, Çiğdem Bağcı -cigdem.bagci@sabanciuniv.edu, Çağla Aydın -caglaaydin@sabanciuniv.edu, Asuman Büyükcan Tetik -asumanbt@sabanciuniv.edu, Eren Günseli -eren.gunseli@sabanciuniv.edu, Junko Kanero -jkanero@sabanciuniv.edu,
English
Undergraduate
PSY301 PSY201 PSY303 PSY202 SPS102
One-to-one tutorial
Interactive,Discussion based learning
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CONTENT

This course allows students to explore an area of academic interest not currently covered in regular course offerings. Under the supervision of a faculty member, students are expected to take responsibility for their own learning, including developing together a reading list, developing research skills, and gain hands-on experience in carrying out a research study. Students must receive the approval of a supervisor faculty member prior to enrollment.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES


1. Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 3

2. Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 5

3. Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects. 4

4. Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 5

5. Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 5


1. Develop knowledge of theories, concepts, and research methods in humanities and social sciences. 5

2. Assess how global, national and regional developments affect society. 4

3. Know how to access and evaluate data from various sources of information. 5

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Individual Project 75
Written Report 25

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Readings

Empirical and theoretical journal articles