In the Spotlight: PSY3405 – Health Psychology

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The course site for Prof.¬†Amanda Almond’s interdisciplinary¬†PSY3405 – Health Psychology¬†offers students both¬†course documents and¬†extensive multimedia resources to think about race and health. In addition to the course syllabus, requirements, and grading procedures, Prof. Almond provides her students with a course outline¬†detailing weekly lectures, assignments, readings, film viewings, quizzes, and deadlines. On the home page, she rightly tells students that this course outline will be their best friend. Assignments for the course are also nicely organized under one easy-to-find drop-down menu. For added benefit, Prof. Almond has linked to further resources for the students’ reference. These include¬†the New York Times’ Patient Voices feature and particularly important case studies of psychology experiments, which students can comment on for extra credit. If you’re wondering¬†how to use an OpenLab site to equip students with tools for success in your course, Prof. Almond’s site offers a great example¬†to guide you.