PSYCH 308 - Peer Advising Practicum in Psychology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
3
Other:
Experiential
Credit Exclusions:
A maximum 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.

Course Requirements:

A required training in peer facilitation and the psychology concentration is scheduled during the first class session, which is extended to 4 hours. 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.

Intended Audience:

Students are selected through an application and interview process. Applications are available at http://lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergraduates/advising/peer-advising.html

Class Format:

Advising time is scheduled beginning the first day through the last day of classes for the term. The class meets weekly for two hours for training in facilitation and advising. Students are required to work 4 hours per week throughout the term as peer advisors in the Psychology Student Academic Affairs Office in East Hall.

PSYCH 308 - Peer Advising Practicum in Psychology
Schedule Listing
001 (LAB)
P
11901
Open
20
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Application Due 11/17. Posted online at: https://lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergraduates/advising/peer-advising.html Mandatory Training day before classes start.
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