PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN PRACTICE

PSY3PRP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is a capstone subject that brings together, reinforces, extends, and illustrates applications of psychological research. You will conduct an in-depth investigation in an area of psychology and generate a research report that has implications for the practice and discipline of psychology. You will apply your knowledge in ethics, research methods, and psychological theories to practical and applied issues, and have an opportunity to reflect on your future career. 

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPhilippe Chouinard

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesFormative: Tutorial class exercises, online activities, quizzes. Summative: Report, quizzes, poster presentation 

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesPSY2PRM AND PSY2DEV AND PSY2COG AND PSY2SOC

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsPSY3RPB

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

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
COMMUNICATION - Digital Capability
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 - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Investigate, synthesise, and critically evaluate key theoretical features of psychological research.
02. Apply independent learning, psychological knowledge, critical thinking and analytical judgement to write research reports on psychological topics.
03. Apply advanced psychological and statistical knowledge to develop creative answers to real-world psychological research questions.
04. Use information ethically and with culturally sensitively in the design and conduct of psychological research.
05. Work effectively and collaboratively in teams

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhilippe Chouinard

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

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*

Group Poster Presentation (500-words, per student) 

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Research Project write-up (2000-words) 

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online Quizzes (1500-words equivalent)  

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhilippe Chouinard

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

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*

Group Poster Presentation (500-words, per student) 

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Research Project write-up (2000-words) 

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online Quizzes (1500-words equivalent)  

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhilippe Chouinard

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group Poster Presentation (500-words, per student) 

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Research Project write-up (2000-words) 

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online Quizzes (1500-words equivalent)  

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhilippe Chouinard

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

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 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 online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group Poster Presentation (500-words, per student) 

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Research Project write-up (2000-words) 

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online Quizzes (1500-words equivalent)  

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhilippe Chouinard

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

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*

Group Poster Presentation (500-words, per student) 

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Research Project write-up (2000-words) 

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online Quizzes (1500-words equivalent)  

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhilippe Chouinard

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

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*

Group Poster Presentation (500-words, per student) 

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Research Project write-up (2000-words) 

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online Quizzes (1500-words equivalent)  

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5