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Educational Psychology

Enrolment code: KHA219/319

Offered: Hobart: semester 2

Special note: Level 200 or 300 elective unit which may be taken as part of psychology major

Unit description:

Comprises two lecture streams focusing on specific issues in educational psychology. The first stream focuses on a range of failure-avoidant strategies and examines the long-term effects of these strategies. The focus of the second lecture stream is on applied issues in educational psychology and consideration is also given to strategies to enhance self-esteem and reduce avoidant patterns of behaviour. The laboratory component involves participation in research focussed around self-handicapping, self-worth protection, procrastination or impostor fears.

Staff Dr T Thompson (Coordinator) For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2-hr lecture and 2-hr lab class weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites (KHA101 and KHA102 ) or KHA100  
Corequisites KHA301 or KHA201  
Mutual exclusions KHA315, KHA327, KHA347  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in Nov (50%), assignments totalling 2,500 words (50%). Satisfactory performance in the lab component is required for a full pass Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Thompson T, Underachieving to Protect Self Worth, ISBN 1859725139 Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Psychology  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Bachelor of Science (See also combined degrees)
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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