PSYCHOLOGY OF CULTURE, COMMUNITIES AND GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP

PSY3CCG

2020

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship is about learning to live in an interconnected world, including the social, environmental, political and economic challenges this brings.

Subject outline


This subject will explore the influence of culture on both individuals and communities. You will develop the skills to analyse cultural impacts on thoughts, emotions, and behavioural processes though lectures on cultural psychology and tutorial exercises.The subject will also introduce social psychological frameworks that aid understanding of how to build culturally diverse yet cohesive communities.Tutorial exercises will provide you with opportunities to explore how to put the basic knowledge into practice when considering issues concerning cultural diversity in communities. This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship entailsdeep appreciation of how we live in an interconnected world,being able to recognise the global context of concepts, act across cultures andboundaries, and work with diverse communities - now and in the future.





SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmi Kashima

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PSY1EFP and PSY1CFP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PSY3SCB AND PSY3CSI

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse everyday psychological processes and experiences using theories and concepts of community and cultural psychology.

Activities:
Formative Activities: Lectures; Tutorial Class Exercises. Formative Assessment: Written research proposal. Summative Assessment: End of semester exam.

02. Apply knowledge of social and cultural psychology to analyse and explore solutions for issues associated with cultural diversity in communities in Australia.

Activities:
Formative Activities: Lectures; Tutorial Class Exercises. Formative and Summative Assessment: Written research proposal. Summative Assessment: End of semester exam; Online presentation.

03. Identify the basic principles of professional ethics and cultural sensitivity when working with different cultural groups and culturally diverse communities.

Activities:
Formative Activities: Lectures; Tutorial Class Exercises. Formative Assessment: Written research proposal. Summative Assessment: End of semester exam; Online presentation.

04. Design and communicate a research project using knowledge of community and cultural psychology.

Activities:
Formative Activities: Tutorial Class Exercises. Formative Assessment: Written research proposal. Summative Assessment: Online presentation.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmi Kashima

Class requirements

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

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 hour Exam (equiv. 2000 words)Multiple choice exam50 01, 02, 03
Individual, written research proposal (1000 words)Research proposal for a community psychology project25 02, 03, 04
Individual, online presentation (equiv. 1000 words) Online video presentation25 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmi Kashima

Class requirements

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

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 hour Exam (equiv. 2000 words)Multiple choice exam50 01, 02, 03
Individual, written research proposal (1000 words)Research proposal for a community psychology project25 02, 03, 04
Individual, online presentation (equiv. 1000 words) Online video presentation25 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmi Kashima

Class requirements

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

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 hour Exam (equiv. 2000 words)Multiple choice exam50 01, 02, 03
Individual, written research proposal (1000 words)Research proposal for a community psychology project25 02, 03, 04
Individual, online presentation (equiv. 1000 words) Online video presentation25 02, 03, 04