HPS111 - Introduction to Psychology: Human Behaviour
2024 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Community Based Delivery (CBD)*, Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Introduction to Psychology: Fundamentals of Human Behaviour
|Incompatible with:||HPS661, HPSM111|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2 hour on-campus seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
1 x 2 hour online seminar per week
*National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute students only.
Drop-in Q&A online sessions will be scheduled throughout the trimester; see the unit cloud site for more details.
This introductory unit explores the fundamental principles underpinning the study of human psychology. As such, it will cover the definition and scope of the discipline of psychology; the primitive roots of our behaviour; the neurological structures and processes that are responsible for our mental life; and the important elements in our adapting to the world as individuals such as learning and intelligence.
This unit will provide an integrated and challenging introduction to psychology as a science, while also providing training in important skills for tertiary education as a whole through the seminar series. In completing this unit, students will gain new insights into the science of behaviour, a mastery of important research and writing skills, and a strong platform for learning advanced topics in psychology.
Students may do the two introductory psychology units in either order or do either unit individually.
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