How to Use this GuideThis guide provides information and resources on introducing the topic of emotions. All resources are Open Access and can be downloaded or added to a Course Management System (LMS) via the hyperlinks.IntroductionThe chapter on emotion is usually presented with motivation, but for this OER project, it is presented as a separate concept. Most of the chapters in the recommended resources cover much more information then should be presented in an introduction class, so faculty may want to choose what pieces work best. The most comprehensive covering of this topic come from the various chapters in the NOBA project, but to assign all of these to students might be information overload. Faculty will need to pick and choose what sections work best for their approach. Remember that Emotion falls within Pillar 4: Social and Personality, which also includes Social, Personality, Emotion, Multicultural, Gender, and Motivation. Social and Personality are both required topics under the Ohio TAG, so instructors should only plan to add Emotion if time permits.
Ohio TAG Social and Behavioral Sciences (OSS) Standards
Core OSS015 Outcome: Core skill demonstrated by students who successfully complete an Introduction to Psychology Course
Standard: Describe psychological theories, principles, and concepts relevant to the following topics: Biological (Biology of Behavior, Sensation, Consciousness), Cognitive (Memory, Cognition, Perception, Intelligence), Developmental (Learning, Lifespan Development, Language), Social and Personality (Social, Personality, Emotion, Multicultural, Gender, Motivation), Mental and Physical Health (Abnormal, Health, Therapies)