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COURSE SYLLABUS©2016 We believe in respect for the individual, in personal integrity and in education as a means of improving the human condition.

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INSTRUCTOR DETAILS

INSTRUCTOR:

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e-mail:

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phone:

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office room:

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COURSE DETAILS

TERM:

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COURSE TITLE:

PSYC 2150 –Psychology of Sleep

ECTS CREDIT POINTS:

UG 8 week courses = 4 ECTS


PREREQUISITES:

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CLASS LIMIT:

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LAB FEE:

For courses that meet in the computer lab, please consult with your Department Head to determine if there is a lab fee associated with your course.

TEXTBOOK / REQUIRED READING MATERIALS:

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Sleep inhabits one third of our life. Sleep is not a passive behavior. On the contrary, it is quite active. This course focuses on sleep as a part of the daily sleep/wake cycle. This course examines the history of sleep and sleep research, developmental aspects of sleep, physiological bases of sleep, the functions of sleep, the effects of various drugs on sleep, sleep disorders, and dreaming.

LEARNING OUTCOMES


    • The student is able to understand the process of sleeping and waking.

    • The student is able to understand good sleep hygiene.

    • The student is able to understand the physiology of sleep.

    • The student is able to understand the benefits of good sleep.

    • The student is able to understand sleep disorders.

  • The student is able to provide tools for better sleep and better sleep hygiene.

GRADE BREAKDOWN

A grade point average (GPA) is calculated on all graded work taken at WVPU and is recorded on the student record. A 4 point system is used to calculate the GPA applying a grading scale of 100 percentage points.




UNDERGRADUATE
GRADING SCALE:

Superior work: A = 4 pts. (93-100), A- = 3.67 pts. (90-92)

Good Work: B+ = 3.33 (87-89), B = 3.0 pts. (83-86), B- = 2.67 (80-82)

Satisfactory work: C+ = 2.33 pts (77-79) C = 2.0 pts. ( 73-76), C-: 70-72

Passing, but less than satisfactory work: D+ = 1.33 pts. (67-69), D = 1.0 pts ( 63-66) Unsatisfactory work: F = 0.0 pts (< 63)


EVALUATION COMPONENTS

(Based on 100 percentage points):



NOTE : Instructors can determine the components of evaluations. Below is just an example.

MIDTERM EXAM:

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FINAL EXAM:

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QUIZZES/ASSIGNMENTS:

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CLASS PROJECT:

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