I am a lifelong student who loves learning, and who loves to teach even more. My path through college included pre-veterinary studies, a brief encounter with engineering which took me through calculus 2, then on to liberal arts with a focus in psychology and Spanish for my B.S. in Liberal Arts from UF. My next turn took me into the dental hygiene program, earning an A.S. degree. I later entered graduate school (also at UF: Go Gators!) in entomology & nematology, until my first son was born. I always say that I haven't been bored a day since! Although I practiced in the field of dentistry for 27 years as a "career", I will never stop learning. After 13 years of homeschooling my 3 children, I fell in love with teaching just about anything, but my greatest passion is teaching my students, as I did my children, to love the Lord their God with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength.
Class: Wednesday 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Psychology is an extremely divisive topic for Christians today. Yet despite it being one of the most commonly-taken college courses, many homeschool students never study it before encountering it in the university setting. While they may be prepared to answer the questions and accusations of humanism, evolution, relativism and naturalism, psychology classes may be the hardest battlefield of all. This class was designed to introduce students to psychology's concepts, underlying worldview assumptions, and the Christian criticism of psychology, while still providing suggestions for Christians joining the contemporary psychological conversation.
The text integrates a Christian perspective into some of the most common topics addressed in psychology, including: psychology's history, the brain & nervous system, learning & memory, consciousness, personality, treatment, social psychology, research methods, and more. Chapters end with a summary and review questions.
Textbook information will be provided as soon as a final decision on best curriculum is made. Stay tuned...
Minimum: 5 students
Tuition: $55/month for 9 months