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Unit details

ESP202 - Senior Psychology A: Curriculum Study

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Enrolment modes:(B)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in courses D342, D347 and D389 only)
Unit chair:C Spicer
Corequisite:A sub-major in psychology studies or equivalent
Incompatible with: ETE202
Contact hours: 3 hours per week

Content

The unit examines issues and practices in the teaching of psychology in years 11 and 12. In particular, it focuses on effective and practical strategies for teaching and assessment in VCE. There is also a focus on ethical considerations associated with teaching more sensitive topics in psychology. A critical analysis of a range of teaching and learning strategies, including both teacher-centred and experiential approaches, will be undertaken.

Assessment

Class presentation (40%) - Preparation, presentation and analysis of a 50-minute class lesson by a group of 2-3 people.

 

Resource folio (60%) - This individual assignment requires the student to apply specified teaching and learning strategies to course content.

 

Assessment will total 4000 words or equivalent.

Recommended texts

Psychology VCAA Study Design (2010)
VCE Psychology Assessment Handbook (2009) Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, East Melbourne, Vic

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$680$544$544$2085$2263

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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