Wk 1 am Psychology July
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About the Event
Day 1. Introduction to Psychology and Social Cognition: Attitude structure & function, social comparison & impressions.
Application to personal & social issues. Day 2. Learning: Classical, operant and observational learning.
Application to personal & social issues, ethics and investigation designs. Day 3. Personality: Psychodynamic, humanistic, trait concepts of personality. Application to personal & social issues, ethics & investigation designs. Day 4. Psychobiology of Altered States of Awareness: Circadian rhythms. Sleep patterns. Psychological & physiological arousal.
Stress & effect on health. Principles concerning altered state of awareness.
Application to social issues.
Investigation designs & methods of assessing psychological responses. Ethical issues. Healthy Minds: What is a healthy mind?
Experiences, events & interventions. Social issues & personal growth.
Methods of Investigation. Ethical Issues.
Seminar Leader: Ms Stephanie Coxhill BSc BEd
Stephanie has many years experience teaching Year 12 Psychology and has been a SACE Stage 2 Psychology Exam marker and a SACE Stage 2 Psychology subject moderator. Stephanie has a passion for Psychology and enjoys assisting students achieve academic success in this subject. Stephanie uses the Fundamentals Psychology Revision Guide authored by Ms Susan Armfield.
Seminar Leader: Mr Paul Jessen B Ed Paul has been teaching Year 12 Psychology for many years.
Paul’s enthusiastic and passionate presentations have assisted many students achieve success in SACE Stage 2 Psychology.
By covering the above topics, students will be well prepared for any trial and mid year exams. In addtion they will have completed the necessary revision for the end of year exam which has the following requirements:
The Psychology examination is an e-exam.
For a 20 credit subject, students undertake a 130-minute external examination consisting of short-answer and extended-response questions.
The following specific features of the assessment design criteria for this subject may be assessed in the external examination:
- analysis and evaluation
- knowledge and understanding
Pursuant to the following descriptive topics:
- Introduction to Psychology (compulsory)
- Social Cognition
- Psychobiology of Altered States of Awareness
- Healthy Minds.
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