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					Psychology
Below is a list of courses taught overseas since 2001 within your discipline. Included are course descriptions.
Any Courses listed in Blue are no longer offered overseas.
Any Courses listed in Red are new courses that weren't originally included on the list from the registrar's office.



Cairo, Egypt
  Location   Department Discipline Course Number                           Title



CE            PSY           SA          300                PSY: Physiological Psychology




Dublin - Trinity College Dublin
   Location    Department Discipline Course Number              Title
IR            PSY         SA         300           PSY: Biopsychology

IR            PSY           SA          300                PSY: Developmental Psychology




IR            PSY           SA          300                PSY: Forensic Psychology



IR            PSY           SA          300                PSY: Human Factors

IR            PSY           SA          300                PSY: Human Sexuality


IR            PSY           SA          300                PSY: Social Psychology

IR            PSY           SA          300                PSY:Behaviour Analysis
IR            PSY           SA          300                PSY:Child Psy & Language Study


IR            PSY           SA          300                PSY:Clincl Psy/Peple w/ Dsblty




IR            PSY           SA          300                PSY:Communication & Language
IR   PSY   SA   300         PSY:Cross-Modal Cognition



IR   PSY   SA   300         PSY:Dev Psychopathology



IR   PSY   SA   300         PSY:Developmental Psychology


IR   PSY   SA   300         PSY:Health Psychology


IR   PSY   SA   300         PSY:Philosophical/Personality


IR   PSY   SA   300         PSY:Psy Women & Gender Roles



IR   PSY   SA   300         PSY:Psychological Disorder



                            Personality and Individual
IR   PSY   SA         300
                            Difference



IR   PSY   SA         300 Rationality and Reasoning




                            Child Development and Family
IR   PSY   SA         300
                            Relationships




IR   PSY   SA         300 Developmental Psychology




IR   PSY   SA         300 Behavioral Neuroscience
                                                   Memory, Synaptic Plasticity and
IR          PSY        SA                   300
                                                   the Brain




IR          PSY        SA                   300 Clinical Cases



Fremantle, Australia
  Location   Department Discipline Course Number                 Title




FA          PSY        SA        200               PSY: Human Cognition




FA          PSY        SA        200               PSY: Social Psychology
FA          PSY        SA        200               PSY:Family Studies & Issues




FA          PSY        SA        200               PSY:Psychology of Work




FA          PSY        SA        300               PSY:Abnormal Psychology




Innsbruck, Austria
  Location   Department Discipline Course Number                 Title
IA            PSY        PSY      237               Trends in Psychoanalysis




IA            PSY        PSY      350               Developmental Psychology


London Summer Program
  Location Department Discipline Course Number                     Title




LS            PSY        PSY      277               Philosophicl Intro to the Mind




Perth, Australia
  Location    Department Discipline Course Number                  Title




PA            PSY        SA       200               PSY:Educational Psychology




Puebla, Mexico
  Location   Department Discipline Course Number                   Title



PM            PSY        SA       300               PSY:Social Psychology




Rome, Italy
  Location    Department Discipline Course Number                  Title
RE   PSY   PSY   211   Introductory Psychology




RE   PSY   PSY   350   Developmental Psychology




RE   PSY   PSY   354   Abnormal Psychology
RE          PSY        PSY       359               Cognitive Psychology




RE          PSY        PSY       352               Social Psychology




RE          PSY        SA        300               must be pre-approved by ND




Santiago, Chile
  Location   Department Discipline Course Number                  Title

SC          PSY        SA        300               PSY: Perspectives on Poverty



SC          PSY        SA        300               PSY:Psychology Personalities


SC          PSY        SA        300               PSY:Social Psychology
SC          PSY        SA        400               PSY: General Psychology

SC          PSY        PSY                  400 PSYCH: Children and Poverty Senior Seminar

SC          PSY        PSY                  398 Field Work: Approaches to Pov and Dev
luded are course descriptions.

e list from the registrar's office.




                                       Description
              Humans as mind-body systems. Methods, findings, and
              limitations of research aimed at discovering the
              physiological causes of psychological phenomena.
              Theoretical and practical import of contemporary research Spring 2001
              into the physiological correlates of complex psychological
              phenomena such as perception, consciousness, emotion,
              and disorders.



                                      Description
                                                                         Fall 2001
              TCD course: PS 2007 Human psychological development
              from beginning to end of life; psychological change across Fall 2001
              the life span. 3 cr
              TCD course PS3431. This course encompasses many of
              the aspects that are contributing to the ever-developing
              relationship between psychology and the legal/criminal
                                                                         Fall 2002
              justice system. Topics include psychologists in court,
              legal psychology, terrorism, criminology, and juvenile
              delinquency.
                                                                         Fall 2002
              TCD course: PS 3009. Psychological factors involved in
              sexuality in the context of biological, sociological and   Fall 2002
              cultural factors.
              TCD course: PS 2401: Social Psychology II: The social
              group, and overview of alternative paradigms and cross     Spring 2001
              cultural perspectives in psychology.
                                                                         Fall 2002
                                                                        Fall 2002
              TCD course: PS 3008: The role of clinical psychology in
              the provision of services to people with intellectual
                                                                      Fall 2002
              disability. History, epidemiology, diagnosis and
              classification of intllectual disability.
              TCD course: PS 1204: Course in theories and processes
              of communication and language use; discussion of
              signification and meaning, understanding language and   Fall 2002
              conversation; small group workshops on interpersonal
              communication.
TCD course: PS 3405: An invesitgation of perception in
each of the main human sensory modalities and an              Fall 2002
examination of how the senses work together.
TCD course 3002: Developmental Psychopathology:
Application of developmental principles to the study of
                                                              Fall 2002
high risk populations to understand different pathways to
disordered behaviour.
TCD course: PS 2007 Human psychological development
from beginning to end of life; psychological change across    Fall 2002
the life span. 3 cr
TCD course: PS 3007: Stress and health, lifestyles,
health and genetics, health promotion, influence of culture   Fall 2002
on wellbeing. 2
                                                              Spring 2003
TCD course: History of the psychology of women; the
hsitory of feminist psychology and the psychology of          Fall 2002
gender; measurements of masculinity and femininity.
TCD course PS1009. This course provides an overview
of behaviorial, humanistic, cognitive, psychanalytic and
biomedical perspectives; an outline of contemporary           Fall 2002
diagnostic principles and practice; examination of a
diverse array of disorders.
TCD course PS1230. Course will explore the main
theories of personality and the most recent research
                                                              Fall 2004
relating to these theories. The structure and
measurement of abilities will also be focused on.
TCD course PS3422. Course will consider key issues in
the psychology of thinking such as, are people rational?Is
                                                           Fall 2004
thinking logical? How do our beliefs, memories, and
emotions influence the inferences we make?
TCD course PS3424. This advanced course in child
development will focus on the family as a central context
for children's development. It will explore the
                                                            Fall 2004
developmental significance of children's relationships with
parents and siblings and the factors that influence those
relationships over time.
TCD course PS2007. This course traces human
psychological development from the beginning to the end
of life. As well as giving a chronological account of what
                                                            Fall 2004
we know about psychological change across the life span,
there is a strong focus on theoretical, conceptual, and
methodological issues.
TCD course PS3420. This course will concentrate on the
methods and simple model systems used in behavioral         Fall 2004
neuroscience.
TCD course PS3421. The course will cover the
theoretical and experimental literature relating synaptic
plasticity and memory formation by the brain. It will deal
                                                             Fall 2004
with a variety of brain systems, but will concentrate on the
hippocampal and cortical contributions to the biology of
memory.
TCD course PS3425. This course examines the mental
and physical consequences of stress, reviews different
                                                             Fall 2004
therapeutic approaches and uses detailed case studies of
different psychological disorders.


                          Description
One of the ways by which the relationship among
cognition, belief and behaviour may be studied is through
the literature on the psychology of religion and that is the
approach that will be adopted in this unit. Over recent
years there has been a remarkable resurgence of interest
in the psychology of religion. In this course we will focus
attention on the recent and current literature published in
texts and journals. Students who would like to explore the
history of the psychology of religion in greater depth than
will be covered in the lectures may choose to write the
major essay on the topic. We will begin the lectures by Fall 2001
examining the sorts of questions and issues that may
properly be addressed by social scientists, and those that
fall outside their domain. For example, the validity of
religious beliefs is not a question that social scientists, as
such, are competent to address, but the development of
religious beliefs, and the effects of religious beliefs and
religious experience on attitudes and behaviour, are
among the sorts of issues that psychologists are equipped
to address. The course outline indicates the order
considered most appropriate to proceed with our
This unit covers fundamentals in social psychology
including the ways in which individuals and groups
operate within a social world. The unit focuses on the         Spring 2001
study of social cognition, attribution theory,
communication and social interaction.
This unit explores the family unit as the basic social unit
within which the individual develops and is socialised. In
particular, the unit focuses on the Australian family and
the changes which have occurred in recent decades. The
unit will explore the family life cycle and structures and the
functions that families perform in assisting the
development of their members. Topics such as
                                                               Fall 2003
attachment theory, gender identity, family communication
patterns, family transitions, domestic violence and the
impact of alcohol are examined. The relationship of the
family unit to the broader social context will be explored
with particular focus on the legal and industrial context.
Students are encouraged to look at their own experiences
of family life in the ongoing process of socialisation and
personal growth.

The unit is an eclectic combining of the theoretical and the
practical in examining the roles of individuals as members
of organizations. Through lectures, workshops, case
studies and a workplace-oriented assignment, students
will be challenged to develop new paradigms of thinking
about the psychology of the individual in the workplace.
The Psychology of Work is a blend of organisational
behaviour, sociology, organisational theory, management,
leadership, human resource issues and psychology. It
examines contemporary management thinking in the
                                                             Spring 2004
context of cause-and-effect on individuals and
subsequent performance and encourages dialectic about
organizations as rational decision making bodies. Where
appropriate, guest speakers will be invited to talk about
current workplace and people issues that they experience
as managers and leaders. The teaching approach is one
of active learning and students are required to participate
fully in the blend of workshops and lectures throughout
the unit. I believe that learning should also be a pleasant
experience and a sense of humour is most welcome if not
mandatory. I look forward to working with you.
This unit provides a broad framework for understanding
the area of abnormal psychology. The unit deals with
approaches to understanding the nature of abnormality,
how models are constructed to explain abnormality as
well as alternative paradigms and thinking in the area.      Spring 2003
Illustrations are drawn from a wide range of
psychopathology including anxiety, depression,
developmental disorders, schizophrenia and organic brain
syndromes.



                        Description
 Psychoanalysis has become an unavoidable part of
modern knowledge, with far-reaching effects on the
thinking, behavior, literature, morals and aspirations of our
era. Not only in the restricted sphere of mental health, but
also in medicine and education, and extending into            Fall 2003
everyday human relations, the consequences of Freud's
thought have been revolutionary. This course is an
introduction to the psychoanalytic way of understanding
the human person and the worlds of feelings and thought.
                                                            Fall 2003



                          Description
This course will provide an introduction to the philosophy
of mind and the philosophy of psychology. The main
topics will include the concept of mind, and the relation of
the mental and the physical; the problem of
                                                             Summer
consciousness; action and the explanation of action; the
                                                             2004
view of the mind of the main schools of psychology,
including psychoanalysis and cognitive science. Set texts
will comprise relevant articles from books and learned
journals.



                            Description
This unit prepares pre-service teachers with the
knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to
manage students who experience behavioural and
learning difficulties. It covers child and adolescent
development, child and adolescent behaviour, and             Fall 2003
behaviour analysis and management. The unit also
examines how children learn, their learning difficulties and
the impact of intellectual and physical disabilities on the
student and the teacher in the school setting.



                        Description

(PS 341)Studies in the methodologies and principles of
individual, interpersonal and collective social behaviors as
                                                             Fall 2003
well as the importance of social interaction in the
construction of the personality, in the processes of social
influence and change, in small and large group settings.



                        Description
Introduces the study of psychology, the study of the             PS 101
human mind, in some of its many facets: epistemological
issues, the brain, perception, learning, language,
intelligence, motivation, development, personality,
emotion, social influences, pathology and therapy and
prevention. These will be seen from the scientific and
scholarly point of view, but with emphasis on their
relevance for everyday life. An important focus of the
course will be the importance of theories and how they
influence the gathering of data as well as the difficulty of
objectivity when the object of study is also its primary tool:
the human mind. One of the goals of the course will also
be to prepare the student to read psychological literature
with a critical eye, keeping in mind the difficulties involved
in attempting to study human subjectivity in an objective
way

Follows the development of the child through adolescence         PS 221
with emphasis on the complexity and continuity of
psychological development The course will emphasize
the interaction and interdependence of the various
systems: biological, genetic and environmental, as well
as the interaction and interdependence of cognitive and
social factors in the various stages of development from
the prenatal period through adolescence. Particular
attention will be placed on attachment theory, the
development of the self and possible pathological
outcomes of faulty development. Prerequisite: PS 101.

Issues related to psychopathology will be explored with an       PS 254
emphasis on methodological problems and the causes of
psychopathological conditions. The classification system
of DSM-IV, which has become standard in North America
and in many other parts of the world, will be examined
critically, and other more theoretically coherent nosologies
will be studied. Diagnostic categories will be examined
from the point of view of three major theoretical
approaches: psychodynamic, biological and cognitive.
Through required extra readings (in photocopies) and a
research paper the student will become familiar with
contemporary work in the field and will learn to read
professional articles in a critical way. Emphasis in the
course will be on the understanding and not simply
description of psychopathological states and their multiple
complex determinants, and that every psychological
disorder has its specific content for the person suffering
from it. Prerequisite: PS 101.
 This course will examine the structure and function of                    PS 307
mental processes, which account for human behavior.
Topics include attention, perception, memory, problem
solving, decision making, cognitive development,
language, and human intelligence. Individual, situational,
gender and cultural differences in cognition will also be
explored. An individual research project or research
paper is required. Prerequisite: PS 101.
The course focuses on the relationship between the                         PS 334
individual and society by examining how people form and
sustain their attitudes, beliefs and values. Students are
introduced to current research findings in areas such as
leadership and group dynamics, cults, prejudice and
racism, aggression, altruism, and love and attraction. A
group research project is required. Prerequisite: PS 101.

An in-depth treatment of a current area of special concern                 PS 399
within the field of Psychology. Topics may vary. May be
taken more than once for credit with different topics.
Prerequisite: Junior Standing.




                        Description
Seminar format: Study of meaning and significance of
poverty in Latin America from theological and social         Spring 2001
science perspective.
Study of the views of human personality and the
philosophical underpinnings which inspired them. The
                                                          Fall 2002
different paradigms studied are: Freudian psychoanalysis,
Rationalism and Postrationalism and Cognitive.
Review of the principles of Social Psychology                Fall 2002
Review of the principles of Psychology                       Spring 2001
Explores social psychological problems in Chile.
                                                             Spring 2004
Primarilay the problems of stress and poverty.
Mandatory field work component of Approaches to
                                                             Spring 2004
Poverty and Development 2 credts

				
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