INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY: PEOPLE AND CULTURE

PSY1PAC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to key areas of psychology with a socio-cultural perspective. People share knowledge with others in society. The shared knowledge (i.e., culture) gives meanings to peoples lives as well as influencing their everyday behaviour, the sense of who they are, their personal relationships and psychological wellbeing. We will discuss psychology of individuals in diverse contexts to understand how personal experiences, including emotions, motivation, intimacy with others and health behaviours are shaped by cultural understanding and social expectations in those contexts.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

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

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPSY1PYB AND PSY1PSB

Equivalent subjectsPSY1CFP

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 socio-cultural perspectives of psychology to human behaviour and experiences
02. Identify appropriate information sources to develop logical, well-supported, and appropriately referenced written arguments based on empirical evidence.
03. Demonstrate sensitivity and knowledge of diversity in cultural beliefs, practices, and communication styles.
04. Critically reflect on psychological assessment tools within a socio-cultural context
05. Apply ethical guidelines governing appropriate academic conduct.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Written Essay (1200 words) 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

3 x Online Topic Quizzes (2100 words equivalent = 3 x 700-word quizzes, 40 minutes each) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Written Essay (1200 words) 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

3 x Online Topic Quizzes (2100 words equivalent = 3 x 700-word quizzes, 40 minutes each) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Written Essay (1200 words) 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

3 x Online Topic Quizzes (2100 words equivalent = 3 x 700-word quizzes, 40 minutes each) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Written Essay (1200 words) 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

3 x Online Topic Quizzes (2100 words equivalent = 3 x 700-word quizzes, 40 minutes each) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Written Essay (1200 words) 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

3 x Online Topic Quizzes (2100 words equivalent = 3 x 700-word quizzes, 40 minutes each) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Written Essay (1200 words) 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

3 x Online Topic Quizzes (2100 words equivalent = 3 x 700-word quizzes, 40 minutes each) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Written Essay (1200 words) 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

3 x Online Topic Quizzes (2100 words equivalent = 3 x 700-word quizzes, 40 minutes each) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Written Essay (1200 words) 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

3 x Online Topic Quizzes (2100 words equivalent = 3 x 700-word quizzes, 40 minutes each) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Written Essay (1200 words) 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

3 x Online Topic Quizzes (2100 words equivalent = 3 x 700-word quizzes, 40 minutes each) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Written Essay (1200 words) 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

3 x Online Topic Quizzes (2100 words equivalent = 3 x 700-word quizzes, 40 minutes each) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5