PSYCHOLOGY OF CLOSE ADULT RELATIONSHIPS

PSY1CAR

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Subject Description This subject will introduce you to key elements and psychological processes involved in close adult relationships. These include areas such as attachment, trust and forgiveness, as well as a specific focus on phases during relationships including dating, commitment, and becoming a parent. Research methodologies used to assess relationship dynamics and functioning will be outlined, and outcomes of research studies explored in depth. You will learn about relevant theories proposed to help us understand the complex dynamics inherent in close adult intimate relationships.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKristelle Hudry

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesFormative: Tutorial class exercises, online activities. Summative: Written essay, online quizzes.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPSY3RTP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

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
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply an understanding of the key psychological concepts, issues, and phases related to close adult relationships
02. Articulate the role of individual differences and diversity in theories and research relevant to close adult relationships
03. Identify and interpret research on close adult relationships to develop logical and well supported conclusions about topics of interest

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKristelle Hudry

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 blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflection Video Assessment (500-word equivalent, 5-minute oral presentation).

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3

Written essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3

Online quizzes (2000 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKristelle Hudry

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflection Video Assessment (500-word equivalent, 5-minute oral presentation).

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3

Written essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3

Online quizzes (2000 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKristelle Hudry

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 blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflection Video Assessment (500-word equivalent, 5-minute oral presentation).

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3

Written essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3

Online quizzes (2000 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKristelle Hudry

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflection Video Assessment (500-word equivalent, 5-minute oral presentation).

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3

Written essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3

Online quizzes (2000 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKristelle Hudry

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 blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflection Video Assessment (500-word equivalent, 5-minute oral presentation).

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3

Written essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3

Online quizzes (2000 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKristelle Hudry

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflection Video Assessment (500-word equivalent, 5-minute oral presentation).

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3

Written essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3

Online quizzes (2000 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3