Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 5700

Training in Informal Science Outreach

The purpose of this course is to provide students with hands-on training in informal science education at the COSI museum. All students will learn to provide outreach education at the museum; advanced students will develop outreach materials, assist in


Credit Hours: 3


Permission of instructor

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry


Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels



  • Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others


Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self-regulation
  • Enhance teamwork capacity

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