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AP Psychology General Information
Welcome Students and Parents,
AP psychology will help to prepare you for the Advanced Placement test to be administered on Tues May 12th, noon.This is a college course. Therefore, you are responsible for the materials covered in the textbook (s), even if the topics are not directly covered in class. For any and all questions concerning the AP TEST check out the following website: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/apcourse/ap-psychology. PLEASE be advised that the purpose of this course is to prepare students to take the AP TEST. Students may wish to opt out of taking the AP TEST, HOWEVER every student regardless of taking the test or not, will be responsible for ALL work completed in class.“AP Psychology is a full-year elective course in the study of psychology. As an Advanced Placement (AP) level course, students are expected to be self-directed, motivated learners who can work at the "equivalent of an introductory college course in psychology." (from the AP Psychology course description, aka the Acorn Book). AP Psychology (APP) follows the guidelines of the College Board for the teaching of APP. For more information on those guidelines please check their website at apcentral.collegeboard.com. CR-South APP uses Myers 11 edition: Psychology
Textbook Online Resources
The online portion of our course is open for student registration. Follow these steps to get started. If you need additional guidance, consult the student Get Started guide, especially the system requirements which list the recommended browsers.
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DHP's (Daily Homework Plans)
Social Studies Course overviews
Social Studies Teacher Pages
Required Social Studies Courses
Clubs and Co-Curricular Activities
...are a guideline to focus your reading. DHP's are designed so the student will read the material from the textbook in a timely manner, leaving enough time for an adequate review of the material prior to the unit test. The reading assignments are not necessarily scheduled to match what will be covered on a given day in class. Lecture and class work are more fluid. It is suggested that the student be an active reader, meaning that they should be taking notes as they read.DHP references:Text MYERS Psychology 11 EditionClass. Std. Classic Studies in PsychologySci. Am. Scientific American Reader40 Experiments that Change PsychologyDHP's are listed in the order we will cover the chapters in class.