SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

PSY2SOC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to a range of theories, methods and topics in social psychology. Social psychology is the scientific attempt to understand and explain how the thoughts, feelings, and behaviours of individuals are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of other human beings. The topics to be covered in this unit include attitudes, self and identity, person perception and social cognition, interpersonal attraction, social influence, prejudice, intergroup relations, and prosocial and antisocial behaviour.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites(PSY1EFP OR PSY1PYA OR PSY1BAM) AND (PSY1CFP OR PSY1PYB OR PSY1PAC)
(One of PSY1BAM, PSY1EFP or PSY1PYA) and (One of PSY1CAP, PSY1CFP, or PSY1PYB) or by approval from the subject coordinator.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Social psychology: Australian & New Zealand Edition

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorKassin, Fein, Markus, McBain, and Williams

YearN/A

Edition/Volume1st Edition

PublisherCENGAGE

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain and apply key concepts of social psychology to describing and interpreting social psychological phenomena, including significant cultural differences.
02. Describe, apply, and evaluate the research methods used to address a variety of social psychological questions.
03. Use database, access journal articles and web-links to identify and evaluate information relevant to the topic of inquiry.
04. Use spreadsheet and data-analysis software to organise, manage, analyse, and communicate information.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Day

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 video conference.

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*

One 2-hour examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2

One laboratory report (1,500-word)

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One formative quiz on laboratory report materials (30 minutes)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

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*

One 2-hour examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2

One laboratory report (1,500-word)

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One formative quiz on laboratory report materials (30 minutes)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

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 video conference.

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*

One 2-hour examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2

One laboratory report (1,500-word)

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One formative quiz on laboratory report materials (30 minutes)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

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*

One 2-hour examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2

One laboratory report (1,500-word)

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One formative quiz on laboratory report materials (30 minutes)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

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 face-to-face.

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*

One 2-hour examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2

One laboratory report (1,500-word)

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One formative quiz on laboratory report materials (30 minutes)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

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*

One 2-hour examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2

One laboratory report (1,500-word)

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One formative quiz on laboratory report materials (30 minutes)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4