I need help with some key elements in designing a course in introductory psychology, and why are they important? Also, what is one challenge I might encounter when designing this course for majors and a different challenge I might encounter when designing this course for non-psychology majors.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 25, 2018, 7:14 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/psychology/social-psychology/581740
I think that one of the key elements in designing a course in introductory psychology is to ensure that the course is incremental in nature, which means that each successive body of knowledge should be built upon the previous body of knowledge. This would ensure that students would be able to gain an understanding of the interconnectedness of the differing elements of subject matter within the field of psychology, and that the course would become more difficult over the weeks in a step-by-step manner, which would help to prevent students from feeling overwhelmed, and help to ensure that they learn as much of the ...
This solution describes how to design an introductory psychology course.