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Humanistic & Transpersonal Psychology

PSYC 365
Spring Semester 2014 Sierra e!a"a College #ncline $illage% $
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SYLLABUS & COURSE OUTLINE - DONNA AXTON Sierra Nevada C !!ege CRN 100"# C $r%e C de C $r%e Ti&!e Ter' and Year C $r%e Re(eren)e N$'*er In%&r$)& r +, ne E-'ai! O((i)e O((i)e - $r% C!a%% .ee&ing Ti'e L )a&i n +rere/$i%i&e C re/$i%i&e

Spring 2014

PSYC 365, Section 1 Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology (3 credits) Spring !1" 1!!#3 $onna %&ton ''5())1('5)6 or *&t+ '5)6 da&ton,sierrane-ada+edu $% 1!1 .onday ( /ednesday 10!! ( 0!! Tuesday, Thursday 1!0!!(11015 a+m+ P% 13 PSYC 1!1 1one

Re/$ired Te0&% .an2s Search 3or .eaning 4y 5i6tor 7ran6l To Ha-e or To 8e 4y *rich 7romm *go and %rchetype 4y *d9ard *dinger To9ard a Psychology o3 8eing 4y %4raham .aslo9 C $r%e De%)rip&i n1 Personal gro9th and human potential o3 the Humanistic and Transpersonal :schools; o3 Psychology are e&plored+ .a<or theories e&amined 3rom a scienti3ic point o3 -ie9+ =mplications 3or responsi4le personal practices o3 gro9th and higher consciousness+ Students criti>ue and apply systematic theories and modes (e+g+ .aslo9, 7romm, 7ran6l, ?ogers, @ung) and e&plore popular practices o3 consciousness(raising+ S&$den& O$&) 'e%1 Apon success3ul completion o3 this course, a student 9ill0 1+ $escri4e and criti>ue the ma<or theories in the 3ields o3 Humanistic and Transpersonal psychology+ + $escri4e ho9 these theories di33er 3rom those o3 more :mainstream; psychologies (e+g+ 8eha-iorism, 7reud) 3+ *&plain the implications o3 these di33erences "+ %pply principles and practices o3 Humanistic and Transpersonal psychologies to 4etter understand and to impro-e their o9n li-es+

.e&, d% ( A%%e%%ing S&$den& O$&) 'e% Students are e&pected to sho9 6no9ledge o3 the su4<ect matter and understanding o3 class material and demonstrate that 6no9ledge in the 3ollo9ing 9ays0 $aily response papers BuiCCes ?eports *ssay mid(term e&am and 3inal e&am 7inal pro<ect presented to class applying concepts or theory to li3e issues+ In%&r$)&i na! %&ra&egie%1 %ssigned readings, 9ritten home9or6 4ased on the reading material, indi-idual and group discussion, 9ritten comments on papers, 3eed4ac6 on oral presentations+ A%%ign'en&% Reading a%%ign'en&%1 =n general, you 9ill ha-e 9ritten home9or6 due 9ith your assigned reading+ %ssignments 3rom 3our te&t 4oo6s are listed in the sylla4us+ You must turn in the assignment the day it is due 3or 3ull credit+ Date assignments 9ill 4e doc6ed 1 point out o3 1! 3or each day they are late+ A&&endan)e1 $ue to its participatory nature, attendance is -ery important in this classE that importance is re3lected in the 3act that 3!F o3 your grade depends on your presence and your participation+ C!a%% Re/$ire'en&% ?espect 3or each other, 3or di-ersity o3 opinions, and 3or the learning en-ironment+ 2rading p !i)3 %TT*1$%1C* %1$ P%?T=C=P%T=G1 3!! points /?=TT*1 HG.*/G?H, P?*S*1T%T=G1S, ?*PG?TS "!! points (Home9or6 must 4e turned in on due date 3or 3ull credit+) *I%.S 3!! points % J #!!(1!!! 8 J )!! ( )## C J '!! ( '## $ J 6!! ( 6## 7 J 4elo9 6!!

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Tuesday, @anuary 1 M =ntroduction and G-er-ie9 o3 Course Thursday, @anuary 3 Ho9 Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychologies di33er 3rom other Psychologies ?eading due0 :" Trends in Contemporary Psychology;

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Tuesday, @anuary ) ( Humanistic Psychology M 8asic Tenets ?eading due0 The .a<or Themes in Humanistic Psychology Thursday, @anuary 3! M Humanistic Psychology ( .aslo9 ?eadings due 3rom Towards a Psychology of Being Ch+ 1 :To9ards a Psychology o3 Health Ch+ :/hat Psychology can learn 3rom the *&istentialists; Ch+ 1" :Some 8asic Propositions;

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Tuesday, 7e4ruary " M Humanistic Psychology M .aslo9 ?eadings due 3rom Towards a Psychology of Being Ch+ 1! :Creati-ity in Sel3(%ctualiCing People; Ch+ ' :Pea6(*&periences as %cute =dentity(*&periences; :% theory o3 .eta(moti-ation; Thursday, 7e4ruary 6M Humanistic Psychology ( .aslo9 ?eadings due 3rom Towards a Psychology of Being Ch+ 3 :$e3iciency .oti-ation and Kro9th .oti-ation; Ch+ " :$e3ense and Kro9th;

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Tuesday, 7e4ruary 11 M Humanistic Psychology ( ?ogers ?eadings due 3rom A Way of Being Ch+ 5 :$o 9e need :%; ?ealityP; Ch+ 6 :7oundations; Ch+ 1 :Can Dearning *ncompass 4oth =deas and 7eelingP; Thursday, 7e4ruary 13M HumanisticLTranspersonal Psychology ?eadings due 3rom Healing and the Mind :%nother 9ay o3 Seeing; 4y .ichael Derner :/holeness; 4y ?achel 1aomi ?emen

:The Chemical Communicators; 4y Candace Pert

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Tuesday, 7e4ruary 1) M Humanistic Psychology M 7ran6l ?eading due 3rom Mans Search for Meaning :Pre3ace; 4y Harold Hushnir :Pre3ace to the 1## *dition; :*&periences in a Concentration camp; p+ 1'(3 Thursday, 7e4ruary ! M Humanistic Psychology M 7ran6l ?eading due 3rom Mans Search for Meaning :*&periences in a Concentration camp; p+ 3 (6"

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Tuesday, 7e4ruary 5 M Humanistic Psychology M 7ran6l ?eading due 3rom Mans Search for Meaning :*&periences in a Concentration camp; p+ 6"(1!! Thursday, 7e4ruary ' M Humanistic Psychology M 7ran6l ?eading due 3rom Mans Search for Meaning :Dogotherapy in a nutshell; :The Case 3or a Tragic Gptimism

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Tuesday, .arch " (M Humanistic Psychology M 7ran6l %cti-ity0 Di3e is 8eauti3ul Thursday, .arch 6 Ta6e(Home .id(term due ?e-ie9 3or 9ritten .id(term

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Tuesday, .arch 11 =n(class .id(term Thursday, .arch 13 M Transpersonal Psychology ?eadings due 3rom Healing and the Mind :.editation and Consciousness; %n inter-ie9 9ith ShinCen Young 4y Charles T+ Tart :.editation; 4y @on Ha4at(Qinn SP?=1K 8?*%H M .arch 1'( 1

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Tuesday, .arch 5M Humanistic Psychology M 7romm Selected readings0 :The Producti-e Person; 3rom Growth Psychology Thursday, .arch 'M Humanistic Psychology M 7romm ?eadings due 3rom To Ha e or to Be

Part 10 :Anderstanding the di33erence 4et9een Ha-ing and 8eing;

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Tuesday, %pril 1 ( M Humanistic Psychology M 7romm ?eadings due 3rom To Ha e or to Be Part 0 :%nalyCing the 7undamental $i33erences 4et9een the t9o .odes o3 *&istence Thursday, %pril 3 M Humanistic Psychology M 7romm ?eadings due 3rom To Ha e or to Be Part 30;The 1e9 .an in Society;

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Tuesday, %pril )M Transpersonal Psychology :The Shamanic @ourney0 *&periences, Grigins and %nalogues; :Some %ssumptions o3 Grthodo& /estern Psychology; Thursday, %pril 1! M Transpersonal Psychology M *dingerL@ung ?eading due0 *&cerpts 3rom :*go and %rchetype; Part =0 :The =n3lated *go; :The %lienated *go

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Tuesday, %pril 15M Transpersonal Psychology M *dingerL@ung ?eadings due 3rom !go and Archetype Part =0 :*ncounter 9ith the Sel3; Part ==0 :The Search 3or .eaning; Thursday, %pril 1'M Transpersonal Psychology M *dingerL@ung ?eadings due 3rom !go and Archetype Part ==0 :Paradigm o3 the =ndi-iduated *go; :8eing an =ndi-idual; :The Trinity %rchetype and the $ialectic o3 $e-elopment;

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Tuesday, %pril M Transpersonal Psychology M *dingerL@ung ?eadings due 3rom !go and Archetype Part ===0 Sym4ols o3 the Koal Thursday, %pril "M Transpersonal Psychology M *dingerL@ung %cti-ity0 See 3ilm0 %rtist o3 the Soul

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Tuesday, %pril #M Transpersonal Psychology ( @ung ?eadings 3rom Carl+ @ung literature Thursday, .ay 1 M Transpersonal Psychology ( @ung ?eadings 3rom Carl+ @ung literature

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Tuesday, .ay 6 7inal ?e-ie9 /ednesday .ay ' and Thursday .ay ) are designated as study days+ <INAL1 T$e%da3= .a3 1#&,= 111#0-a' & 21#0