PSYC106-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019

Introductory Psychology - Social, Personality and Developmental

15 points
15 Jul 2019 - 10 Nov 2019

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. The course text listed below contains relevant reading materials for the different lecture modules (see Chapters 11 – 17). Some lectures may also require supplementary reading. Details for the latter will be provided by individual lecturers in due course.

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.

Restrictions

PSYC103, PSYC104

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
02 Monday 16:00 - 17:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
02 Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00 C2 Lecture Theatre 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
03 Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00 C3 Lecture Theatre 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 08:00 - 09:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
02 Friday 15:00 - 16:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 08:00 - 10:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (22/7-19/8, 9/9-14/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (22/7-19/8, 9/9-14/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
02 Monday 10:00 - 12:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (22/7-19/8, 9/9-14/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (22/7-19/8, 9/9-14/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
03 Monday 12:00 - 14:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (22/7-19/8, 9/9-14/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (22/7-19/8, 9/9-14/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
04 Monday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (22/7-19/8, 9/9-14/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (22/7-19/8, 9/9-14/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
05 Monday 16:00 - 18:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (22/7-19/8, 9/9-14/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (22/7-19/8, 9/9-14/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
06 Tuesday 08:00 - 10:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
07 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
08 Tuesday 12:00 - 14:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
09 Tuesday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
10 Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
11 Tuesday 18:00 - 20:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (23/7-20/8, 10/9-15/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
12 Wednesday 08:00 - 10:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
13 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
14 Wednesday 12:00 - 14:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
15 Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
16 Wednesday 16:00 - 18:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
17 Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (24/7-21/8, 11/9-16/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
18 Thursday 08:00 - 10:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (25/7-22/8, 12/9-17/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (25/7-22/8, 12/9-17/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
19 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (25/7-22/8, 12/9-17/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (25/7-22/8, 12/9-17/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
20 Thursday 12:00 - 14:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (25/7-22/8, 12/9-17/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (25/7-22/8, 12/9-17/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
21 Thursday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (25/7-22/8, 12/9-17/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (25/7-22/8, 12/9-17/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
22 Thursday 16:00 - 18:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (25/7-22/8, 12/9-17/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (25/7-22/8, 12/9-17/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
23 Friday 08:00 - 10:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (26/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (26/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
24 Friday 10:00 - 12:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (26/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (26/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
25 Friday 12:00 - 14:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (26/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (26/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
26 Friday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (26/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (26/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
27 Friday 16:00 - 18:00 Psychology - Sociology 115 (26/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
Psychology - Sociology 116 (26/7-23/8, 13/9-18/10)
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Saturday 10:00 - 11:30 C1 Lecture Theatre 9 Sep - 15 Sep
02 Saturday 10:00 - 11:30 A1 Lecture Theatre 9 Sep - 15 Sep
03 Saturday 10:00 - 11:30 Meremere 108 Lecture Theatre 9 Sep - 15 Sep
04 Saturday 10:00 - 11:30 C2 Lecture Theatre 9 Sep - 15 Sep
05 Saturday 10:00 - 11:30 C3 Lecture Theatre 9 Sep - 15 Sep
06 Saturday 10:00 - 11:30 A2 Lecture Theatre 9 Sep - 15 Sep
07 Saturday 10:00 - 11:30 A3 Lecture Theatre 9 Sep - 15 Sep

Course Coordinator

Seth Harty

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Multi-choice End-of-Year Exam 32%
Laboratory Exercises 16%
Research Participation 5%
Research Report 15%
Multi-choice Test 32%


2018 Assessment to be advised

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

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

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $850.00

International fee $4,000.00

* 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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