Society today showcases a number of social issues such as prejudice, internet addiction and bullying. This short course is designed to introduce you to understanding the psychology behind these issues.
What you will study
A range of topics will be studied to understand how psychology can explain current events / contemporary issues such as:
- Internet addiction
Structured Portfolio in which the student must:
a) Demonstrate understanding of psychological theory and research. For example students will contribute to on-line fora through posting their own understanding of theory and research and commenting on other students posts.
b) Apply psychological theory and knowledge to a range of topical issues. For example students will be invited to select a topic area on which to put together either a poster presentation or an oral presentation.
Course start dates