PSY 356 Week 3 CLC Assignment: Formulate Directions and Observe Subject Behavior



Topic:
Memory


 

This is a
Collaborative Learning Community Assignment.

 

Perception
is a person's ability to make connections to the world around them, which
involves all the senses. The processing and storage of these stimuli for future
use helps determine how individuals shape the environment, relationships, and
individual goals in the future.

 

To
complete this assignment: The instructor will divide the class into
Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) teams.

 

  1. CLC teams must submit a
    filled-in copy of the CLC Agreement Form.


 

  1. Teams will formulate a set of
    directions to give to a child or an adult to complete a task.


 

  1. Each CLC team member will
    provide the team's directions to an available subject.


 

  1. Each team member will observe
    the behavior during the task, the questions asked by the subject, and the
    reactions to complication of the task.


 

Discuss
the results with team members. Include the following in the discussion:

 

  1. Behavior of subject during the
    task.


 

  1. What visual and/or auditory
    cues were given to help the subject complete the tasks?


 

  1. What were the strengths and
    weaknesses of the set of directions that were given to the subject?


 

  1. How did the subject's attention
    to directions and the clarity of the directions affect the completion of
    the task?


 

  1. How would you change the
    assignment and/or directions to accommodate the student?


 

In 500-750
words compile observations and prepare to share them with the entire class as
directed by the instructor.

 

You are
required to use a minimum of one other scholarly resource besides the text.

 

While APA
format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing
is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA
documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in
the Student Success Center.

 

You are
not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed
by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for
directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

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