Calendar

SES # UNIT # TOPICS KEY DATES
Phase 1: Didactic Orientation
1 1.1 A Definition of the Situation

Sets and Settings

Start of the 9.70/05 Collaborative Learning System Lifecycle
2 1.2 The Science of Social Psychology and Vice Versa I: The Modern Scientific Approach: Substantive, Procedural and Ethical Issues
3 1.3 The Science of Social Psychology and Vice Versa II: Participatory Action Research: An Alternative "Systems" Approach
Phase 2: Collaborative Inquiry
4 2.1 Clinical Application of the "Systems" Approach: Family Diagnosis and Treatment in a Case of Anorexia Nervosa
5 2.2 Conformity
6 2.3 Mass Media and Communication

Education and Indoctrination

Propaganda and Persuasion
7 2.4 Social Cognition and The Social Construction of Reality
8 2.5 Evaluation: "Us and Them": Justifying Ourselves and Judging Others
9 2.6 "In our Genes?" - Biological Determinism as a Social Excuse
10 2.7 Overcoming Prejudice and Discrimination
11 2.8 Dealing with Differences: Unity and Diversity
Phase 3: Final Projects
12 3.1 Identifying and Organizing End-of-term Projects

Refining Evaluation Criteria
13 3.2 Working on Projects

Production and Distribution of Evaluation Forms
14 3.3 Presenting Final Projects

Completing Evaluations and Final Grading Concluding the 9.70/05 Collaborative Learning System Lifecycle