Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Social psychology is a multidisciplinary area of study that incorporates many insights from closely related disciplines like sociology and psychology. Subsequently, this subject looks at how different theories in social psychology, such as motivation, socialisation, gender, aggression and violence have a powerful influence on student learning, particularly in the physical education context.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGary Crouch

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU2HBS or enrolled in course HZHEP


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU3IPE

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsKarageorghis, C. & Terry, P.PrescribedInside Sports PsychologyHUMAN KINETICS, CHAMPAIGN IL
ReadingsSocial Psychology in SportRecommendedJowett,S. & Lavallee,D. (2007)HUMAN KINETICS, CHAMPAIGN, IL.
ReadingsSports in Society (9th ed.)RecommendedCoakley,J. (2006)MCGRAW-HILL, BOSTON, MASS.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGary Crouch

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"


Assessment elementComments%
Critical literature review50
Reflective Journal50