PSYC270: Experimental Psychology
Section: H01     (Hybrid)

About This Course


Semester and YearSpring 2018 / (15 weeks): Jan 17, 2018 to May 11, 2018
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)

Instructor(s)

Dana Weachter   Email: Dana.Weachter@bucks.edu
Phone: 215-968-8270

Course Credits

4 credits

Time Requirements

Plan a minimum of 6 - 9 hours per week for your coursework. While online learning courses provide flexibility in time, geography, and travel, the work required for successful completion is identical to that for the face-to-face course.   Your instructor may specify additional time requirements in the "Other information" field below or during your orientation.

Delivery Mode

Hybrid:
Classroom and Web-based instruction

Official College Course Description

The complete college course description can be viewed at:

Student Characteristics

Open to self-motivated, self-disciplined students who can handle college-level work and study independently.

Instructor Provided Course Syllabus

A sample Course Syllabus is typically available in WebAdvisor's "Search for Sections" results. A Course Syllabus explains how the instructor will conduct the class and may include: course policies, grading guidelines, assignment due dates, etc.

Student Requirements

This course has the following requirements for students:
  • There are no special student requirements for this section.

REQUIRED Campus Meetings

There are MANDATORY campus meetings or tests other than orientation. You should NOT register for this course if you are unavailable to attend these meetings.

This hybrid section meets Weekly

Dates/Locations of required meetings: This class will meet every Tuesday from 1:30-4:00 p.m.

Getting Started With This Course


Orientation(s)

Orientation for this course is REQUIRED.
Failure to participate in a REQUIRED orientation, as specified below, may jeopardize your grade.

On-Campus Meeting

Your instructor has scheduled an independent orientation for this course, as specified here.

Date:Tuseday, January 23, 2018
Time:1:30-2:00
Location:Founders Hall Room 306 (If your orientation is a face-to-face meeting, the orientation location is Newtown Campus unless otherwise indicated.)

Other Orientation Information
Our first face to face meeting will be the Tuesday January 23, 2018. Face to face classes meet every Tuesday from 1:30 until 4:00 p.m.

Accessing Your Course

Canvas (by Instructure)

Your course is using Canvas. If you are new to Canvas, please visit the Canvas Basics course space to become familiar with Canvas prior to the start of your course. No login is required to access this space.

You will be able to login to Canvas about two weeks prior to the start of your class. However, your course becomes available as of 1 AM on the official course start date.

Logging In

Log in to your Canvas course space at bucks.instructure.com

  • Username: Your username is the same for every system at Bucks.
  • Password: your Bucks Network password (used to log into any Bucks campus computer or to access any Bucks Library online database from off campus.)

If you do not know your Bucks Username, you can retrieve it by using the Find Your Username Form. Enter your Name, Birthday (mm/dd/yyyy) and either your 7 digit student ID number OR your social security number, then click Submit. Your Bucks username will display on the screen.

Note: Students are uploaded to Canvas several times a day. If you registered late, you won't be able to access Canvas until the next upload takes place.


Purchasing Your Books and Other Course Materials

While you may purchase your books and other course materials from the provider of your choice (using the ISBN number available through the course's academic department where applicable to ensure the correct version), both the campus bookstore and our online bookstore, guarantee that they stock the correct version for your course.

Approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the session you can use the link below to see the list of books that have been selected by your instructor. If you have any questions about the course materials listed, please contact your instructor or the academic department directly.

Click this link to see the book list for your course.


Other Information about the Course

Welcome to Experimental Psychology. I have been a professor here for 10 years and I have taught this class face to face as well as independently. I cannot wait to get started in this semester. This is a hybrid class, which means lectures will be held every Tuesday. Additional readings, quizzes, discussions, assignments and forums will be conducted online through Canvas. All students are expected to spend approximately three to 6 hours a week working on assignments outside the classroom setting. If you do not have a reliable computer, please make sure to use the computers on campus or in a public library. The lab is reserved for your use on Fridays during class time. There will be no acceptable reason for not completing and handing in assignments on time for technical difficulties.