Foundations of Applied Psychology 2
Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2013
This course is not part of an APAC accredited sequence. This course provides a brief overview of the key areas of Applied Psychology for students with no prior background in the discipline. The course is divided into 3 modules:
1) Understanding relationships and predicting behavior – where we look at methods used in Psychology to study and measure variables that influence our attitudes and behaviors;
2) Using Psychological tests – where we examine how tests and surveys are used, how they are interpreted and what makes a good Psychological Instrument; and
3) Applications of Psychology – where we learn report writing and look at methods of evaluating the effectiveness of programs.
1. to provide a foundation for furthering knowledge and understanding of how psychology is used by researchers and organisations
2. to study human behaviour,
3. to develop students' ability to understand the applications of psychology in the workplace.
Introduces studies in the application of psychological measurement, research methods, and report writing
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Self Directed Learning
Self Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term