PSY 101 Introductory Psychology
W. Hevern, S.J., Ph.D.
- Section 01 MWF
11:00-11:50 AM Grewen Hall 207
- Section 02 MWF
12:00-12:50 PM Grewen Hall 207
- I will offer a
review/question and answer session for students in
the class who want to go over the materials for
Test #1. It will take place on Saturday, Feb. 24,
at Romero Hall (at the foot of the hill on the
north side of the campus) in the C-STEP Office on
the 1st floor. It will begin at 10 am and is open
to any student in PSY 101 who wishes to be
- I have posted
the study guide of materials for Test #1 at this link.
Wayne (2017). Psychology:
Themes & variations (10th ed). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.
13 = 978-1-305-49820-4
10 = 1305498208
& Reading Assignments webpage/html
Study Guide for Exam #1 Exam #2
& Classroom Presentations
Tutoring @ Le Moyne
Students in this
course who believe that they would benefit from
tutoring can sign up to meet with a tutor at this
Approaches to Class
& Study Some Notes
Video Guide: How to Study Long and
Hard and Still Fail…or How to Get the Most Out of
These are short individual videos (4-7 min.) made by
Prof. Stephen Chew, a psychology professor at Samford
University and an expert on student learning strategies.
I suspect that they will be helpful for almost any
college student whether in psychology or any other
- Video 1: Beliefs That
Make You Fail…Or Succeed. The first video
examines common mistaken beliefs students often
possess that undermine their learning. The video
tries to correct those misconceptions with
accurate beliefs about learning.
Video 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RH95h36NChI
- Video 2: What
Students Should Understand About How People
Learn. The second video introduces a simple
but powerful theory of memory, Levels of
Processing, that can help students improve their
Video 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9O7y7XEC66M
- Video 3: Cognitive
Principles for Optimizing Learning. The
third video operationalizes the concept of level
of processing into four principles that students
can use to develop effective study strategies.
Video 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xeHh5DnCIw
- Video 4: Putting the
Principles for Optimizing Learning into Practice.
The fourth video applies the principles of deep
processing to common study situations, including
note taking and highlighting while reading.
Video 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9GrOxhYZdQ
- Video 5: I Blew the
Exam, Now What? This video addresses what
students should and should not do when they earn a
bad grade on an exam.
Video 5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QVRiMkdRsU