Introduces four core areas of psychological science: Social Psychology; Motivation and Emotion; Consciousness; and Personality. The unit has a focus on the role of the social milieu in the determination of behaviour, and complements Introduction to Psychology I, which is focussed on the regulation of individual behaviour.
- Social Psychology
- Motivation and Emotion
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||develop and communicate a written plan to critically address a topic in a core area of psychology|
|2||develop skills to write effectively in a scientific style appropriate for psychology|
|3||apply critical judgement, reasoning and evidence to the understanding of a core topic covered in the unit|
|4||demonstrate an understanding of the major themes and perspectives of psychology.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- develop and communicate a written plan to critically address a topic in a core area of psychology
- develop skills to write effectively in a scientific style appropriate for psychology
- apply critical judgement, reasoning and evidence to the understanding of a core topic covered in the unit
- demonstrate an understanding of the major themes and perspectives of psychology.
Prescribed Learning Resources
- Bernstein, D.A., Pooley, J.A., Cohen, L., Provost, S.C., Cranney, J., Gouldthorp, B. & Drew, N. , 2020, Psychology (Australian and New Zealand edition), 3rd edn, Cengage Learning, South Melbourne.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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