• slide background
  • image of Kylo Ren
  • slider-image
  • slider-image


Welcome!

Hello and welcome to my homepage. My name is Derek Borman, and I am an instructor in the Department of Psychological Science here at Mesa Community College. Currently I'm teaching multiple sections of Introduction to Psychology (PSY 101), the Introduction To Psychology Lab (PSY 102), and Introduction to Statistics (PSY 230/231). I teach at both the Red Mountain and Southern & Dobson campuses, as well as online.

Other classes that I teach (or have taught) include: Tests and Measurements (PSY 271) and Educational Psychology (PSY 210). Additionally, I serve as one of the Service Learning Advisors (PSY 282) for my department.

If you would like to know more about these courses, as well as other professional & personal activities with which I'm involved, feel free to check out the rest of my website.



PIRC

The Psychology Instructional Resource Center (PIRC) provides resources and technology to help students learn psychology.

Help Center

The Technology Help Center is your first point of contact for technical support for all MCC technology questions, including Canvas and Campus WiFi.

Tutoring

The Learning Enhancement Center offers free tutoring in most academic subjects and other services to support learning and teaching college-wide.

Counseling

The Counseling Department at MCC offers students a variety of free services to help them address personal, social, educational, and career concerns. 





WHAT DO PSYCHOLOGISTS HAVE TO SAY?

  • Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.
  • Evil is knowing better, but willingly doing worse.
  • When I look at the world I'm pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic.
  • Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings.