PSY 261 : Indonesia Field Study

Transcript title

Indonesia Field Study

Credits

3

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

30

Lecture hours

30

Prerequisites

Instructor approval.

Description

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.

Learning outcomes

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.

Content outline

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

Required materials

Selected articles related to course topics and primary scientific literature about animal and primate behavior.

Grading methods

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.

Outside of
expected

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