So in psychology we've been asked to do 'evaluations' bearing in mind that this is our first year of psychology and we've also been asked to answer a question and to 'outline' the theory of the thing we're studying. But like we haven't been taught how to do this and it seems very ridiculous. How does my teacher expect us to write excellent answers by evaluating and out lining when we don't have a clue about where we should begin or what to do. The other day I told her I didn't get what a non directional hypothesis in research methods is or how to write a hypothesis for it. She just practically did not help at all, she just told me so useless ******** that didn't even answer my question at all. Also we've been copying off a slideshow like is this how they teach you? Then we get told to answer questions but we never know if it's right or wrong because she doesn't mark them since they are our notes. I've heard about independent learning being very important in college but I'm just so confused, is it just all about independent learning? Do they really just eaveit up to you to sort yourself out even though your doing the work?
Is this true?