PSYCH 308 - Peer Advising Practicum in Psychology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
3
Other:
Experiential
Credit Exclusions:
A total of 12 credits may be elected through PSYCH 304, 305, 306, 307, and 308.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Cost:
50-100
Advisory Prerequisites:
Admission by application. At least junior standing in the Psychology or Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Sciences concentration.
Other Course Info:
A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

This course is a supervised practicum for Psychology and Brain, Behavior, and Cognition concentrators who wish to learn to help other Psychology students through academic advising. Students are selected through an application and interview process. Applications are available in the Peer Advising Office, 1343 East Hall.

Students are required to work 3-4 hours per week as peer advisors in the Undergraduate Office, as well as to attend a weekly, two-hour class on Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00. A required training in peer facilitation and the psychology concentration is scheduled on the first Sunday after classes begin, which is continued in a required extended class period on the second Wednesday after classes begin. Participation in class discussion and willingness to actively engage in providing and receiving feedback on advising work is of primary importance for this course.

Other requirements include weekly readings, short essays, written records of peer advising work, organization and production of Undergraduate Forums on topics of general interest, and an administrative project. The course is limited to about 20 students in order to promote discussion, training, interactive experiential learning, and supervision of the practicum.

PSYCH 308 - Peer Advising Practicum in Psychology
Schedule Listing
001 (LAB)
P
15171
Open
3
 
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W 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: Application now ONLINE - go to link below! https://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergrad/resources/volunteer/info/?id=126 Application due date EXTENDED to Friday, November 20th. **Students are required to attend an orientation on Sunday, January 10th, 2010 from 10-5pm. **The second day of class, 1/13/10, will be extended to 4-8pm.
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