PSY2015 : Introduction to Professional Skills
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Yoav Tadmor
- Lecturer: Professor Jenny Read, Dr Amy Fielden
- Other Staff: Dr Tom Smulders
- Owning School: Psychology
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
This stage 2 module provides only the introduction component of the stage 3 Professional Skill in Psychology module (PSY3029). It contains no assessed components.
The module’s aims are: (1) to ensure that students gain the necessary skills and experience required for their Stage 3 Empirical Projects (e.g. ethics approvals and risk assessment processes, constructing research proposals, scientific methodology and design) and (2) to bring their employability skills (e.g. oral presentations, CV writing and awareness of their relevant work experience and transferrable skills) to the fore by reflecting upon the Psychological skills they have acquired during their studies.
Outline Of Syllabus
Ethics in research
Research and experimental design
Constructing a research proposal
Introduction to E-Portfolio: documenting achievements and skills using the University’s Graduate Skills Framework.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||8||1:00||8:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Practical||2||2:00||4:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Workshops||5||1:00||5:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
The lectures will be used to introduce new knowledge and concepts. The workshops will be used for group reading and discussions (e.g. ethics and how to design experiments).
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
Assessment Rationale And Relationship