Emily Batty 780-232-6894 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Email is the BEST way to reach me!!! Please use the above address, regardless of what address I reply from!! Questions/Concerns: After class, or by appointment
Eric Legge email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Office Hours: By appointment only
First few weeks: Introduction, history and theory of learning Most of course will explore current topics in comparative cognition Animal learning and cognition How does this compare to human capabilities? How have cognitive abilities evolved? Numerical ability, spatial cognition, morality, language, self-awareness, etc.
Course Website: www.ualberta.ca/~egray/teaching/P485.html Prerequisite: Psychology 381 Textbook: None, links to required readings will be posted online Any text from 381 would probably be a valuable resource, but is not required.
2:00-3:15 – lecture 3:15-3:30 – course info e.g. Assignment info and help 3:30-4:00 – activities & small group discussions 4:00-5:00 – class presentations and seminar Times are flexible Short breaks in between
Starting October 12 th, seminars are student- led Oral presentation Responsible for presenting assigned reading and guiding the discussion e.g. 15 minute presentation about selected readings, finish with provocative questions to start discussion Attendance is not sufficient for participation marks
Proposal format Select a topic discussed in class and generate a new research question 5-8 page paper 5% first draft, 25% final draft First draft is meant for feedback, so the more you hand in, the better the feedback!!