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.
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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.
Study Mode Definitions
Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.
*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.
No units are associated with this course
Course Learning Outcomes
Develop teaching materials that introduce your students to safety and ethics in psychological science
Explore creative ways to assess knowledge of brain structure and function
Critically apply knowledge of cognitive development and of human consciousness in the research process
Use the steps in the research process to design a research study.
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