INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY: BRAIN AND MIND

PSY1BAM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will discover how your brain works in creating your behaviour, how your brain and behaviour change across the lifespan, how, why and in what way you are different from other people. You will learn about how you sense the world and how you process and understand the information that arises from your senses.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesFormative: Tutorial class exercises, online activities, oral group presentation. Summative: Essay, examination.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPSY11PSA AND PSY1PSA AND PSY1PYA

Equivalent subjectsPSY1EFP

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Special conditionsN/A

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply an understanding of the biological and cognitive basis of psychological science and demonstrate awareness of the basic processes underpinning these perspectives.
02. Identify appropriate information sources and prepare a logical and well supported argument based upon the current research literature.
03. Interpret evidence to prepare and present a persuasive argument in a team.
04. Apply ethical guidelines governing appropriate academic conduct.

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical essay (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical essay (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical essay (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical essay (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical essay (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical essay (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Mildura, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical essay (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Mildura, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical essay (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical essay (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical essay (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, Term L1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Crowe

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 2 - 7
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 2 - 7
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical essay (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4