Psychology Class Observation

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As I begin to conduct an observational study on the social environment, behavior, and similarities and differences of this particular Introduction to Psychology class with the other five classes I am enrolled in, I have focused on how each class acts towards one another, towards the professor, how the professor acts towards the class, etc…. My focus has caused me to see that all of my class are related to the other in more ways than one. The social environment of this particular Introduction to Psychology class as compared to math 005, public speaking, English 151, theater, and first-year seminar differ but are yet similar in a way. For example, some students in each class are often talkative while some are more so quiet. For those students …show more content…
First, in math 005, I have noticed that my classmates rarely talk to one another unless they have to work in a group to come up with an answer for a problem or go over their mistakes on the homework. The instructor, professor Terpos, is certainly interactive, she tends to demonstrate lessons with drawings or movement of students in front of the classroom. She is also one of those instructors that will continuously go over a concept until each student is comfortable enough to do it by themselves. Next, we have my third class, English 151, where in fact, all students have to be interactive by answering questions, analyzing images, peer editing essays, etc…. The instructor, professor Mashilker, is interactive and animated with this class by constantly expressing her emotions and thoughts with facial expressions or even telling the class about a life event that relates to what is going to be taught in class. Following after English 151 is my Introduction to Psychology class, which in fact, is a genuinely interactive class. I have noticed that many students do not talk unless they are called on or have something to say regarding the module that is being taught. The instructor, professor Eubanks, is another one of my interactive teachers because she tends to come up with different ideas such as having …show more content…
All three of those classes are similar in the way the students react to each other as well as react to the instructor. As stated before, in all three classes, the students are quiet and not talkative unless they are called on or have to participate in a group. Even though classes have been going on for approximately two months, I believe the quietness comes from the feeling of being around people who they are not familiar and comfortable with. The classes are also similar in the instructors’ factors. All instructors teach the same by wanting to have accomplished informing their classes on the lesson and making sure they have a great understanding of it before continuing. Moving on, the three classes also differ from one another, which is the size of the classes. There are eight people in my math 005 class, 17 people in my English class, and about 19 people in my Introduction to Psychology class.
Nonetheless, over the course of two months, I was able to infer the environment, behavior, similarities, and differences of my classes this semester. Although each class has a different area of study, they are similar in almost all the same ways. So, as a result, the data collected has proven that the focus I had on the environment of all my class has caused me to see that they are all related to the other in more ways than

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