Welcome to the website for our History & Systems hybrid class.
This is a hybrid class and Internet Access is required!
This course is a survey of the history of psychology including philosophical influences, schools of thought, biographies of prominent psychologists, methodological techniques, and important studies. The primary objective is for you to understand the history of psychology and how it relates to the field as it exists today. Ideally, the course will be a synthesizing experience, such that you have a more holistic view of psychology upon completion of the course.
A hybrid class is one that mixes traditional classroom learning with individualized online learning. Behavior modification is perfect for a hybrid course 1) We wrote the textbook and have made it available online, 2) There is a growing amount of web content that extends well beyond what can be included in a textbook and in simple in class demonstrations, 3) There are many high quality videos online were we can explore a variety of behavior, and 4) Since the course deals with how we behave the real world, parts of the course are best experienced while in the real world.