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Teacher in charge: Paul Hudson

Paul has been teaching Stage 2 Psychology since its introduction in 2004. He has been an exam marker and supervisor for many of those years and has extensive experience as a moderator in Psychology.

Qualifications: B.A., Dip.Ed.

Session A – Introduction to Psychology and Research Investigations

  • Research designs used in psychology:
    – Unique qualities of each design
    – Advantages and disadvantages of each design
  • Objective quantitative measures and subjective quantitative measures
  • Quantitative data analysis and interpretation (statistical methods)
  • Analysis of qualitative data – content analysis of focus groups and Delphi technique data
  • The ethics of psychological research and investigations
  • How to write a proposal document
  • Report writing in psychology
$70.00

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Session B – Social cognition

  • Attitudes and their function
  • Impression formation
  • Advertising and social norms
  • Behavioural therapy and applications to larger social issues
$70.00

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Session C – Learning

  • Classical and Operant Conditioning
  • Social Learning Theory
  • Contiguity, contingency and preparedness
  • Reinforcement and punishment
  • Social issues associated with learning – learning experiments, research and ethics
  • Changing behaviour and treating phobias
$70.00

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Session D – Personality

  • Psychodynamic, humanistic and trait conceptions of personality
  • Personality assessments
  • Psychological interventions and social issues
  • Ethical issues of personality assessment and research
$70.00

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Session E – Psychobiology of altered states of awareness

  • Stages of sleep
  • Sleep disorders
  • Arousal and task performance
  • Stress
  • Psychobiological interventions
  • Social and ethical issues associated with sleep and sleep research
$70.00

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