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PDC65696 - QCAA Psychology: Individual Development

Course Details

Course Summary

This short course has been designed to complement the work delivered by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) to focus on developing teacher confidence, capability and expertise in the key concepts and topics covered in the Psychology syllabus. It offers subject-specific knowledge and skills needed to underpin effective and contemporary approaches to teaching and learning in the subject. This micro-credential will explore how ethical research prioritises the wellbeing, integrity and dignity of all participants and learn about the principles of ethical research including the meaning and the critical importance of informed consent and confidentiality in research involving people and especially children and young people under 18 years of age.

Our courses are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

 


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this short course, however, it is designed for Secondary School teachers who expect to teach the QCAA Psychology General Senior Syllabus.

 


Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $100
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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Study Area
  • Education and Humanities
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
Skill Area
  • Education Support
  • General Education and Training

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables Secondary School teachers in Queensland to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

 

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Course Structure

12 hours online self-paced learning.

Students can access the course for one year from enrolment.

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Develop teaching materials that introduce your students to safety and ethics in psychological science
  2. Explore creative ways to assess knowledge of brain structure and function
  3. Critically apply knowledge of cognitive development and of human consciousness in the research process
  4. Use the steps in the research process to design a research study.

Assessment

Reflective Portfolio

Online Quiz

 

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