RESEARCH PROJECT IN PSYCHOLOGY B

PSY3RPB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Research Project B is a capstone subject which, together with the first semester subject Research Project in Psychology A (PSY3RPA), brings together, reinforces, extends, and illustrates applications of research themes dealt with in first, second, and third year of the Bachelor of Psychological Science, including PSY3RPA. Students will use innovative technologies to undertake and report a group research project, under supervision of an experienced project leader. They will also prepare for transition to a future career by reflecting on what it means to be a graduate of the course as they research career opportunities and develop core graduate skills.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: SHP, SBPS, SBBS, BVBBSW, SBPSW, SZPSOT, LWLBS, LWLPS, SBPSB, RBBS, LWLPY, LWLPYB, SHPYB, SHPYW and must have passed [PSY1HPM and PSY2PRM] and three of the following subjects [PSY2ACH, PSY2DEV, PSY2COG or PSY2SOC]

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PSY3RSB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand and evaluate key historical and theoretical features of a major area of psychological research.

Activities:
Formative: Tutorial exercises, class discussions and presentations. Summative: The requirements to demonstrate understanding and evaluation of material covered are included in the marking criteria for the small group poster presentation, research report write-up, and classwork exercises. The online quizzes also assess understanding of the material studied.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Speaking
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Teamwork
Ethical Awareness
Discipline-specific GCs

02. Demonstrate independent learning and application of knowledge by researching and writing-up reports on psychological topics.

Activities:
Formative: Tutorial exercises, class discussions and presentations. Summative: The requirements to demonstrate independent learning and application of knowledge are included in the marking criteria for the written work for this subject. The online quizzes also require demonstration of such skills.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Teamwork
Discipline-specific GCs

03. Display creative problem solving through in-depth and broad analysis of psychological research questions.

Activities:
Formative: Tutorial class exercises. Summative: Demonstration of creative problem solving is included in the marking criteria for the written work in this subject.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving

04. Understand and apply requirements for the ethical use of information and the design and conduct of research.

Activities:
Formative: Revision of ethics themes introduced in PSY3PA. Summative: Research report write-up.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Ethical Awareness

05. Demonstrate understanding of principles involved in psychological research through production of a full research report and a poster-based display concerning a psychological topic.

Activities:
Formative: Tutorial class exercises. Summative: Online quiz. Marking criteria for the written work in this subject specify the requirement to demonstrate ability to design and conduct research.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Teamwork
Ethical Awareness
Discipline-specific GCs
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Online learning materials equivalent to two 1-hour lectures per week"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Data Analysis and Interpretation Assisgnment (1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 05
Group Poster Presentation (500 words)15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Online Quizzes (equivalent to 500 words)20 01, 02, 03, 05
Research Project write-up (2,500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Online learning materials equivalent to two 1-hour lectures per week"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Data Analysis and Interpretation Assisgnment (1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 05
Group Poster Presentation (500 words)15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Online Quizzes (equivalent to 500 words)20 01, 02, 03, 05
Research Project write-up (2,500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Online learning materials equivalent to two 1-hour lectures per week"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Data Analysis and Interpretation Assisgnment (1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 05
Group Poster Presentation (500 words)15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Online Quizzes (equivalent to 500 words)20 01, 02, 03, 05
Research Project write-up (2,500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05