Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module aims to introduce students to common themes, concepts and theories in Psychology that have potential interest and relevance to education.
This module will cover the following topics:
obedience and conformity;
self-esteem and self-concept.
A student passing this module should be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of themes, concepts and theories relating to psychology that have potential interest and relevance to education;
2. Identify and describe potential value and application of these ideas in an educational context;
3. Reflect on psychological theories and outline their limitations as well as their potential value;
4. Demonstrate an awareness of the principal theorists associated with ideas discussed;
5. Demonstrate an awareness of the development of psychological theories over time.
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A module is a self-contained, individual unit of study. The module descriptor provides various details about the module including who the module tutor is, what you will be studying, how you will be assessed and what you will have learned once you have completed the module.
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