2014 unit code: PSY10003 (formerly LSY100)
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||36 hours over the teaching period (normally 3 hours per week)|
Co-badged with PSS110
Effective 2010, current students refer to unit outline.
This is a prescribed unit of study in the Business Major/s and Social Science Major/s. It may also be undertaken as a unit of study in any other Swinburne degree program, subject to the prerequisite and degree requirements.
Aims and objectivesPsychology 100 and Psychology 101 are designed to introduce students to the content and method of psychology.
Units will be taught in a variety of modes including face to face, online, distance and blended modes. Delivery of this unit may be through a mixture of lectures, tutorials, laboratories, seminars and online.
Written reports (individual) 45%
Online tests (individual) 15%
Examination (individual) 40%
REP (up to 6% extra-credit)
Generic skills outcomes
This unit will provide discipline-based knowledge and professional capabilities and experiences contributing to students progress in attaining generic skills such as:
• Analysis skills
• Problem solving skills
• Communications skills
• Ability to work independently
2. Findlay (2012) How to write Psychology Lab Reports, 6th edition.