Full Title:Psychology 2
Module Code:PSYC H8054
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Explore and demonstrate a clear understanding of the major psychological approaches to the human experience.
  2. Examine the evidence regarding the classification, assessment and treatment of mental illnesses.
  3. Recognise and explain selected issues in abnormal psychology
  4. Apply behavioural approaches to the prevention and management of challenging behaviours.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Memory
n/a
Health & Well Being
n/a
Motivation
n/a
Social Psychology (Pro-social and anti-social behaviour)
n/a
Disabilities
n/a
Counselling
n/a
Research Methods
n/a
Psychological Disorders and therapies
n/a
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Continuous Assessment Each student must creatively apply behavioural approaches to the prevention and management of challenging behaviours. 1,2,3,4 40.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,4 60.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture n/a 45.00 Once per semester 3.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Emma O Brien 2011, Psychology for Social Care...An Irish Perspective,, 1st Ed., Gill & Mc Millan Dublin [ISBN: [ISBN: 978 07171 4999 5]]
  • Richard Gross 2010, Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour, 6th Ed., Hodder Arnold [ISBN: 978-1444108316]
  • Myers, D., Psychology, New York: Worth Publishing (2007),
  • Coon, Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind and Behaviour, Belmon,t CA: Thompson (2007)
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Newman, B.M. and Newman, P.R. 2008, Development Through Life: A Psychosocial Approach, 10th Ed., Wadsworth/ Thompson Learning Belmont, CA [ISBN: 978-0495553410]
  • Bee, H. and Boyd, 2010, The Developing Child,, 12th Ed., Pearson/ Allyn & Bacon Boston [ISBN: 978-0-205-68593-6]]
  • Carr, A., The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology -A Contextual Approach (2nd ed), London: Routledge
  • Siegler, R., DeLoache, J. and Eisenberg, 2010, How Children Develop, 3rd Edition Ed., Worth Publishing New York [ISBN: 978-1429253758]
  • Gray. P., Psychology, New York: Worth Publishing (2007)
  • Berger, K.S. 2007, Developing Person Through the Lifespan, 7th Ed., Worth New York [ISBN: 978-0716760726]
  • Green, Lorraine 2010, Understanding the Life Course: Sociological and Psychological Perspectives, [ISBN: 9780745640167]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_HSOCA_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Care 4 Mandatory
DK_BSSC_7 Bachelor of Arts in Social Care 4 Mandatory
DK_HCSSC_C Higher Certificate in Arts in Social Care 4 Mandatory