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HPS791 - Personality

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

Jacqui Macdonald

Email: HPS791@deakin.edu.au

Prerequisite:

Must have passed one of: HPS771, HPS772, HPS773, HPS774, HPS775

Incompatible with: HPS307
Contact hours:

3 hours per week (1 x 2 hour seminar, 1 x 2 hour practical bi-weekly)

Note: 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.

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: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Assessment task 2: Lab report (2000 words) 35%

Assessment task 3: Seminar report (2-4 pages) 15%

Unit Fee Information

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