PSYC106-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018

Introductory Psychology - Social, Personality and Developmental

15 points
16 Jul 2018 - 18 Nov 2018

Description

An introduction to social psychology, developmental psychology, personality and individual differences, and abnormal psychology.

Psychology is a diverse and thriving science devoted to understanding behaviour and the human mind. In PSYC106 you will receive an introduction to four major domains: personality, abnormal, social, and developmental psychology, in addition to applied and industrial/organizational psychology. You will also learn about the different research methods used in each of these domains.

Learning Outcomes

On successfully passing this course, students will:
(a) Have learned some of the key terms used in the study of developmental, social, abnormal, and   applied psychology.
(b) Have gained an understanding of key concepts and theories in developmental, social, abnormal, and applied psychology.
(c) Have practiced some of the research techniques in the laboratory that are used to gain scientific knowledge in psychology.
(d) Have demonstrated elementary abilities in handling quantitative data in psychology.
(e) Have demonstrated abilities to write clearly about research procedures and data in a research report.
(f) Have practiced effective study skills.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Restrictions

PSYC103, PSYC104

Timetable 2018

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
02 Monday 15:00 - 16:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
02 Tuesday 14:00 - 15:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 11:00 - 12:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
02 Thursday 17:00 - 18:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 11:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (23/7-13/8, 17/9-8/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (23/7-13/8, 17/9-8/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
02 Monday 11:00 - 13:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (23/7-13/8, 17/9-8/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (23/7-13/8, 17/9-8/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
03 Monday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (23/7-13/8, 17/9-8/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (23/7-13/8, 17/9-8/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
04 Monday 16:00 - 18:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (23/7-13/8, 17/9-8/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (23/7-13/8, 17/9-8/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
05 Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (24/7-14/8, 18/9-9/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (24/7-14/8, 18/9-9/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
06 Tuesday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (24/7-14/8, 18/9-9/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (24/7-14/8, 18/9-9/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
07 Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (24/7-14/8, 18/9-9/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (24/7-14/8, 18/9-9/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
08 Tuesday 18:00 - 20:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (24/7-14/8, 18/9-9/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (24/7-14/8, 18/9-9/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
09 Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (25/7-15/8, 19/9-10/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (25/7-15/8, 19/9-10/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
10 Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (25/7-15/8, 19/9-10/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (25/7-15/8, 19/9-10/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
11 Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (25/7-15/8, 19/9-10/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (25/7-15/8, 19/9-10/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
12 Wednesday 16:00 - 18:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (25/7-15/8, 19/9-10/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (25/7-15/8, 19/9-10/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
13 Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (25/7-15/8, 19/9-10/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (25/7-15/8, 19/9-10/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
14 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (26/7-16/8, 20/9-11/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (26/7-16/8, 20/9-11/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
15 Thursday 11:00 - 13:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (26/7-16/8, 20/9-11/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (26/7-16/8, 20/9-11/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
16 Thursday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (26/7-16/8, 20/9-11/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (26/7-16/8, 20/9-11/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
17 Friday 09:00 - 11:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (27/7-17/8, 21/9-12/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (27/7-17/8, 21/9-12/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
18 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (27/7-17/8, 21/9-12/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (27/7-17/8, 21/9-12/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
19 Friday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (27/7-17/8, 21/9-12/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (27/7-17/8, 21/9-12/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
20 Thursday 16:00 - 18:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (26/7-16/8, 20/9-11/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (26/7-16/8, 20/9-11/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
21 Friday 16:00 - 18:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (27/7-17/8, 21/9-12/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (27/7-17/8, 21/9-12/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct
22 Tuesday 11:00 - 13:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (24/7-14/8, 18/9-9/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (24/7-14/8, 18/9-9/10)
23 Jul - 19 Aug
17 Sep - 14 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Saturday 12:30 - 14:00 C1 Lecture Theatre (15/9)
C2 Lecture Theatre (15/9)
C3 Lecture Theatre (15/9)
10 Sep - 16 Sep
02 Saturday 12:30 - 14:00 A1 Lecture Theatre (15/9)
A2 Lecture Theatre (15/9)
A3 Lecture Theatre (15/9)
10 Sep - 16 Sep

Course Coordinator

Seth Harty

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Examination 30%
Laboratory Exercises 16%
Research Report 15%
Research Participation 5%
Multi-Choice Test 34%


2018 Assessment to be advised

Textbooks

Required Texts

Schacter, D., Gilbert, D., Wegner, D. & Hood, B; Psychology; 2nd European Ed; Pelgrave, 2015.

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $834.00

International fee $3,788.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Psychology.

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