Sylvia S. Spencer, PhD.

Welcome to the World of Psychology

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Dr. Spencer's Office Hours

Tuesdays & Thursday 3:30–5:20pm
Office Location: Rodda Hall South, RHS 163

Contact Information

Phone: 916-286-3691, extension 13180
Mailbox Location: Rodda Hall North, RHN 226

Professor’s Assistant: TBD

Spring Term 2019

PSYC 300 General Principles
Classroom Location
Rodda Hall South, RHS 263

Tuesday & Thursday 5:30–6:50pm (18593), link below
S19 Syllabus 2x/Wk

Tuesday 7–10:05pm (16987), link below
S19 Syllabus 1x/Wk

Hello Students,

I have had the pleasure of teaching for the Los Rios Community College District for over 25 years.

I am still excited about sharing this course with students of all ages and cultures and having a part in their growth psychologically and intellectually, as they become aware of improving their inductive and deductive skills, coping techniques, critical thinking and resolving daily challenges.

See you in class!  😎

Begin Class Assignment


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  1. Chapter 1 of textbook “Thinking Critically with Psychological Science”
    Text: Psychology
    Authors: Myers & Dewall
    Edition: 12th

    Phychology 300 textbook information. Author: MYERS, Edition 12TH 2018, ISBN 9781319050627.