PSY 261 : Indonesia Field Study
Indonesia Field Study
Standard letter grades
Contact hours total
Prepares students for International Field Study Program in Indonesia. Topics include Indonesian culture and history, Indonesian language and development and design of a field research project to be conducted in Indonesia.
1. Discuss cultural and historical aspects of Indonesia.
2. Express basic phrases in Bahasan language, orally and in writing.
3. Apply primary scientific literature about animal behavior (with an emphasis on primates) in order to create a field research project.
Cultural aspects of Indonesia
History of Indonesia
History of Indonesia Field Studies Institute
Animal and Primate Behavior research
Orientation to Field Research
Designing field research projects
Selected articles related to course topics and primary scientific literature about animal and primate behavior.
Students are assessed via written and oral quizzes; the course culminates in the creation of a proposal for a field research project to be completed during the International Field Study Program in Indonesia.