ERIC Number: ED196481
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Oct-10
Reference Count: 0
Classroom Activities and Demonstrations for Use in Behavioral Science Courses.
Cology, Lorry J.
This compilation provides descriptions of and resource materials for 25 classroom activities or demonstrations for behavioral science courses. For each activity, the following information is provided: subject area, source, time required and materials needed. In addition, discussion questions and comments on the value and use of the activities are included, as are the actual worksheets and materials to be used by the students and answer keys where appropriate. The activities focus on: (1) research methodology; (2) psychological experiment design; (3) shaping behavior; (4) conditioned emotional responses; (5) mnemonic devices; (6) incidental learning; (7) perceptual sets; (8) human development; (9) behavior problems in children; (10) emotional expression; (11) requirements for a healthy adulthood; (12) non-verbal expressions of emotions; (13) stereotyping based on clothing; (14) prejudices; (15) the Tome Intelligence Test; (16) creativity; (17) extrasensory perception; (18) defense reactions to a broken romance; (19) criteria for institutionalization; (20) mental illness; (21) verbal behavior; (22) bizarre speech; (23) predicting success in therapy; (24) a case study of a mentally ill individual; and (25) business management and decision-making. Bibliographies of publishers' addresses and activity sources are included. (AYC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michael J. Owens Technical Coll., Perrysburg, OH.
Note: Materials presented at the Conference of the Community College Social Science Association (Chicago, IL, October 10, 1980).