Professor Shari Schwartz Reviews
Prof: Shari Schwartz / Fall 2020
Aug 29, 2021
As a psychology major, this course was absolutely fascinating. I would say it's definitely "easier" than cognitive psychology, but not as "easy" as developmental psychology (difficulty levels vary by person, but this is my personal opinion). I really enjoyed this class because we learned about virtually every psychological disorder, the known causes, examples, symptoms, etc. There were also a lot of great discussion/application questions, where we would be given a sample "case file" where we analyze the person's situation and apply different psychological concepts to come up with the best solution. Basically, a great introduction to clinical therapy. I would put "easy" if the rating was solely based on the actual material, but because of the huge literature review project, I would say the ...read more
Dr. Schwartz was definitely a great professor and very knowledgeable about the subject. Her lectures were very interesting, and she always used real examples from her own personal experience (working with mentally ill criminals) which really added to the learning experience. Since it was online, I wasn't able to establish much of a connection with her, and there were a few instances where I felt she should connect better with the students. Overall, great class!
Prof: Shari Schwartz / Spring 2023
Apr 11, 2023
The course was interesting, but the professor constantly changed due dates and assignments were locked until Monday and then discussion posts due Thursday, which prevented being able to work ahead.
Weekly discussions and a portfolio project which consisted of 4 essays and a final video/PowerPoint project