to Psychology 100 Online!
Please read through this message
carefully (all the way to the end).
The class is designed to provide you with a
broad overview of the field of psychology—the
scientific study of the mind and behavior.
In addition to facts and key concepts,
you will be introduced to many useful, vital,
even exciting ideas of psychology!
There will be a
mandatory on-line orientation (see
Blackboard site for specifics).
We will be using Blackboard (Bb) for this Online
Introduction to Psychology class.
If you are officially registered in my class,
you will have access to our Bb site (syllabus,
schedule, etc.) right before the semester
Examinations (3 Unit Exams and 1 Optional
Final) will be
on-campus in the San Marcos library,
Please note carefully,
arrangements are possible.
However, there is an OPTIONAL
COMPREHENSIVE FINAL that you can take to replace
ONE missed exam.
Please note that it is your
responsibility to have access to a reliable
computer with reliable Internet access at all
times during the semester (preferably DSL). There
are computers available on campus for your use.
(Local libraries also usually have computers
available to use.)
You must maintain an updated, accurate
e-mail address throughout the semester via
Palomar College’s E-services.
login to our Bb site and complete
quizzes/assignments a minimum of 3-times a week.
This INTERNET course is
self-paced online class.
You will have a schedule to follow and
deadlines to meet.
online classes is that they are easier and take
less time than face-to-face classes.
is that this class will require the same
amount of time (3 hours for every unit), and
effort, as that of a 3-hour on-campus class,
about 9 hours per week.
So, if you do not have enough time to
devote to the class this semester, please drop
the class and wait until you do have the time
Huffman, K (2010).
Psychology in Action. 9th ed.
Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
You will need the textbook to be
successful in this class.
Bonnie Hepburn, Psychology Instructor