Foundations of Applied Psychology 1

Description

This course provides a brief overview of the key areas of Psychology for students with no prior background in the discipline. The course is divided into 2 modules: 1) Understanding Yourself - where we examine how a person develops over time and interacts with the world; and 2) Understanding Others - where we focus on social groups and definitions of normality.

This course is not part of an APAC accredited sequence.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Provide a foundation for furthering knowledge and understanding of people,

2. Develop the students' ability to work with others in their chosen vocation.

Content

Introduces studies in life span development and contemporary theories of human behaviour, and social interaction

Assessment Items

In Term Test: Online exams covering core content

Essay: Essay linking content to applied field

Contact Hours

Self-Directed Learning

Online 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term