ERIC Number: ED205877
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
A College Course in the Human Science Approach to Psychology.
Ronan, Kathleen A.
This paper describes a college course in the Human Science Approach (HSA) to psychology offered in seminar format. The importance of instructor-student equality and feedback is emphasized and lecture sessions are described in which students are encouraged to interrupt for questions and discussions. The major goal of the course is described as providing an understanding of the HSA so that students can eventually incorporate HSA into their own practices. The seminar content is discussed for each session, beginning with a description of a HSA framework and a history of HSA development within a natural science psychology. A review of the course emphases includes applications in real world settings, evaluation of traditional approaches and practices, and relevant outcomes of applied techniques. Texts used in the seminar are listed, and individual topics and references for each session are contained in the course outline. Appendices include the instructor's initial letter to students as well as student papers written for the course. (NRB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Southwestern Psychological Association (27th, Houston, TX, April 16-18, 1981).