TENTATIVE COURSE SCHEDULE for UNIV 1402/1002

Date/Session/Class Meeting/Module


Preparation for Class

Topics Covered

Outcome/Product/Performance  (Assignments 5 points each) Due

JAN 17

Chapter 1

Introduction to the Human Mind

 

JAN 22 -24

Chapter 1

The Human Mind: An Interdisciplinary View

Discussion questions 1, 2: What is the mind? Storage vs. Processing

JAN 29 -31

Chapter 2.0, Chapter 2.1

The Philosophical Approach: Enduring Questions

Discussion questions 1, 3: Mind-body connection & science?

FEB 5-7

Chapter 3

The Psychological Approach: A Profusion of Theories

Discussion questions 3, 5: Freud and the mind!

FEB 12

EXAM 1 (100 points) : Study Guide 1

 

 

FEB 14 - 19

Chapter 4.0Chapter 4.1

The Cognitive Approach: History, Vision, Attention

Discussion questions 1: Experiment demonstrations

FEB 21-28

Chapter 5.0, Chapter 5.1

The Cognitive Approach II: Memory Imagery, & Problem Solving

Discussion questions 1, 2:

Experiment demonstrations

MAR 5 - 7

Chapter 6

Midterm Grades Due--March 11

The Neuroscience Approach: Mind as Brain

Discussion questions 2, 3: Videos (see Video resources)

MAR 12 17

SPRING BREAK

SPRING BREAK

 

MAR 19 - 21

Chapter 7

The Network Approach: Mind as a Web

Discussion questions 5: Exercises, Experiment demonstrations

MAR 26

EXAM 2 (100 points): Study Guide 2

 

 

MAR 28 - APR 2

Chapter 8

Easter Holidays--March 30-31

Summer/Fall Registration--April 2

The Evolutionary Approach: Change Over Time

Discussion questions 1, 4: Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, and eye-tracking demonstrations

APR 4 - 9

Chapter 9

The Linguistic Approach: Language and Cognitive Science

Discussion questions 1, 5: Exercises, Experiment demonstrations

APR 11 - 16

Chapter 10

Service-Learning Expo--April 17 (Ballroom)

Artificial Intelligence: Definitional Perspective

Discussion questions 1, 6: Exercises, Demonstrations

APR 18-23

Chapter 11

Artificial Intelligence: Operational Perspective

Discussion questions 3:  Exercises, Demonstrations

APR 25 - 30

Chapter 12-13

First Year Undergraduate Research Symposium--May 1 (Ballroom)

Robotics: The Ultimate Intelligent Agents

Discussion questions 1, 5: Exercises

MAY 2

EXAM 3 (100 Points): Study Guide 3



MAY 5

Last Class Day

 

 

MAY 8

Reading Day (No Classes)

 

 

MAY 11

FINAL: 11:30 AM (100 points)

May 18--Final Grades Due at Midnight