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HPS791 - Personality

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 2: Sharon Horwood

Trimester 3: Jacqui Macdonald

Email: HPS791@deakin.edu.au

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: HPS307
Contact hours:

Trimester 2 Campus: 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 Cloud (online): 1 x 2 hour cloud (online) seminar per week

Content

This unit provides students with an opportunity to explore a range of theoretical frameworks used in the study of personality. It will provide students with a sound knowledge of the nature of personality theories, and the major themes, assumptions and issues involved in this area. Students will analyse the psychoanalytic, learning, phenomenological, dispositional and cognitive approaches, in order to assess their practical usefulness and scientific status. Activities will tend to focus on application of the theories.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Lab report (2000 words) 35%

Assessment task 2: Personality profile online quiz 10%

Assessment task 3: Seminar report (maximum 2500 words) 15%

Assessment task 4: Examination (2 hours) 40%

Unit Fee Information

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