PSY 211 All DQs

PSY 211 All DQs

Week 1 DQ Option 1
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• Watch the Field of Psychology – Interactive Tutorial located at the following link: http://media.pearsoncmg.com/pcp/pcp_94123_psych_axia/lesson_01/select.htm
After completing the tutorial and reviewing the summary, answer the following questions:

o Name two areas where most professionals in the field of psychology work.
o What percentage of practicing psychologists specializes in clinical or counseling psychology?
o What does this data tell you about the profession of psychology?


Week 1 DQ Option 2
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
How is the field of psychology similar to other sciences? How might it be different? In what ways are ethical issues in research and practice a challenge for the field of psychology and what are some examples?



Week 1 DQ Option 3
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• Identify the five major perspectives in the field of psychology and list one subfield for each. What are a few of the major differences?



Week 1 DQ Option 4
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• Describe two subfields of psychology that most interest you and explain where you might encounter professionals in that field.



Week 1 DQ Option 5
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• Describe two research methods psychologists use. If you were selected to participate in a study that focuses on the average college student, what are some variables that may affect the validity of this study?



Week 2 DQ Option 1
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• What is the difference between classical and operant conditioning? Provide an example of each type of conditioning. Do not use the same example as the text. What might some common everyday situations be where you would use one of these methods?


Week 2 DQ Option 2
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
In the social cognitive approach to learning, observation learning occurs by watching the behavior of others. Have you ever learned something just by observation alone? Share your example.



Week 2 DQ Option 3
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• Watch the Learning with Change and Experience and Memory – Interactive Tutorial located at the following link: http://media.pearsoncmg.com/pcp/pcp_94123_psych_axia/lesson_04/select.htm

o Explain classical conditioning. Provide an example from your childhood that demonstrates this learning condition. After reading the section on operant conditioning, explain punishment vs. positive reinforcement.



Week 2 DQ Option 4
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• How do sensation and perception influence learning? What is the difference between the two? Provide examples of how sensation and perception can support or distract your own learning.


Week 2 DQ Option 5
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
Determine your memory style, describe the main components of that style and then explain how you might apply this information at work and at school.



Week 3 DQ Option 1
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• Based on the assigned readings, provide your own definition of intelligence. Describe one way intelligence is assessed and why you chose that method.



Week 3 DQ Option 2
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-300 word response to the following discussion question.
• Watch the Motivation and Emotion – Interactive Tutorial located at the following link: http://media.pearsoncmg.com/pcp/pcp_94123_psych_axia/lesson_07/select.htm. Describe the three main types of needs. Identify four of the 10 suggestions for living a happier life.



Week 3 DQ Option 3
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• Summarize two theories of intelligence. Which type of intelligence do you think will be a strength for you in your current or future career? Explain your answer.



Week 3 DQ Option 4
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-300 word response to the following discussion question.
• What are different theoretical approaches to motivation from the readings? Choose one of the approaches and explain how it affects motivation.



Week 3 DQ Option 5
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-300 word response to the following discussion question.
Choose one positive and one negative emotion to discuss related to being a student. Provide one example of how these emotions may affect your performance in class.



Week 4 DQ Option 1
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-300 word response to the following discussion question.
• Review the Children's Social Status tutorial located at the following link: http://media.pearsoncmg.com/pcp/pcp_94178_psych_axia/sim_social_status/index.html

o Explain the development of social behavior. How does attachment and parental styles influence adult produced behaviors in children?




Week 4 DQ Option 2
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• What is self-efficacy? How does this affect your educational goals and career goals? What is the relationship between self-efficacy and self-esteem?




Week 4 DQ Option 3
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-300 word response to the following discussion question.
• Sally and Bob have a 3-year-old son, Jimmy. Sally thinks Jimmy has aggressive behavior because he watches too much TV. Bob thinks Jimmy has aggressive behavior just because he is a boy and boys are typically more aggressive than girls. Identify what the problem and issue are in this scenario.

o What do you think influences our behavior more: nature, nurture, or a combination of both? Explain your answer.




Week 4 DQ Option 4
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-300 word response to the following discussion question.
• Review the major physical, moral, and cognitive changes that occur in adolescence

o Provide an example from your childhood where you discovered your own role and personality traits.
o What peer pressure did you face?
o How did you respond to it?
What stage could this be related to based on the readings?



Week 4 DQ Option 5
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• Evaluate the Big Five trait approaches to personality. Which personality trait best describes you and why?




Week 5 DQ Option 1
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• Select one of the major classifications of psychology disorders and discuss what types of treatment approaches are available for this disorder.




Week 5 DQ Option 2
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• What are some ways people cope with stress? What is the difference between emotion-focused coping and problem-focused coping?



Week 5 DQ Option 3
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• Explain two definitions of abnormal behavior. Compare the differences between the psychoanalytic, behavioral, and cognitive perspectives on abnormality.



Week 5 DQ Option 4
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• What are the differences between anxiety disorders, somatoform disorders, and mood disorders? Provide two examples for each one.





Week 5 DQ Option 5
Each week 5 discussion questions will be posted. Please respond to 3 different discussion questions of your choice. Please post your first response by Wednesday, your second response by Thursday, and your third response by Friday. As your classmates respond to discussion questions, engage in dialogue by commenting on their posts.
Post a 150-200 word response to the following discussion question.
• What are behavioral assessments? What are the benefits of behavioral assessments? What issues might arise from being labeled as the result of taking a behavioral assessment?








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