Subject EDUC90228 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.


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Subject Overview: Mainstream and current research in the fields of personality, intelligence and interests will be investigated. Emphasis is placed on gaining in-depth knowledge of important models within these field, such that students understand the professional implications of utilising psychological measures based on these models.
Objectives: Information not available
Assessment: Written reports totalling 6,000 words (100 per cent).
Prescribed Texts: Brassard, M.R. & Boehm, A.E. (2007) Preschool Assessment: Principles and Practices. Guilford.
Recommended Texts: Flanagan, D.P., Genshaft, J.L., & Harrison, P.L. (1987). Contemporary Intellectual Assessment, Hillsdale, NY: Guildford Press. Matthews, G. & Deary, I.J. (1998) Personality Traits. Cambridge: University Press.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Links to further information: www.education.unimelb.edu.au
Related Course(s): Doctor of Educational Psychology
Master of Educational Psychology
Master of Educational Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy

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