HPS204 - Introduction to Social Psychology
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
|Incompatible with:||HPS674, HPS774|
1 x 1 hour Seminar A per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar B per fortnight
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
This unit covers the main theories and research methods of social psychology. Topics include: ethical issues in social psychology; social knowledge; attribution; nature and measurement of attitudes; changing attitudes; social influence; group processes and decision-making; prejudice; self and identity; affiliation, attraction and love; and prosocial behaviour.
Assessment task 1: Examination (2 hours) 50%
Assessment task 2: Assignment (2000 words) 50%
Vaughan, G & Hogg, M 2014, Social Psychology WITH MYPSYCHLAB, 7th edn, Prentice-Hall, Sydney
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.