PSYCHOLOGY OF CULTURE, COMMUNITIES AND GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP

PSY3CCG

2021

Credit points: 15

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. This subject will also explore how to build culturally diverse yet cohesive communities by creatively applying the knowledge of cultural psychology, social psychology, and community psychology. 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 entails deep appreciation of how we live in an interconnected world being able to recognise the global context of concepts, act across cultures and boundaries, and work with diverse communities - now and in the future.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmi Kashima

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites(PSY1BAM OR PSY1EFP) AND (PSY1PAC OR PSY1CFP)

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

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse everyday psychological processes and experiences using theories and concepts of community and cultural psychology.
02. Apply knowledge of cultural and community psychology to analyse and explore solutions for issues associated with cultural diversity in communities in Australia.
03. Identify the basic principles of professional ethics and cultural sensitivity when working with different cultural groups and culturally diverse communities.
04. Design and communicate a research project using knowledge of community and cultural psychology.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmi Kashima

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*

2 hour Exam (equiv. 2000 words) Multiple choice exam

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual, written research proposal (1000 words) Research proposal for a community psychology project

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual, online presentation (equiv. 1000 words) Online video presentation

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmi Kashima

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*

2 hour Exam (equiv. 2000 words) Multiple choice exam

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual, written research proposal (1000 words) Research proposal for a community psychology project

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual, online presentation (equiv. 1000 words) Online video presentation

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmi Kashima

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*

2 hour Exam (equiv. 2000 words) Multiple choice exam

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual, written research proposal (1000 words) Research proposal for a community psychology project

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual, online presentation (equiv. 1000 words) Online video presentation

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4