PDC65696 - QCAA Psychology: Individual Development
|Duration||12 hours online self-paced learning. Students can access the course for one year from enrolment.|
Are you a teacher looking to develop your expertise in the Psychology syllabus? If so, this online micro-credential has been designed to complement the work delivered by the QCAA to develop your skills base in the contemporary approaches to teaching and learning in this area. You will 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. As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion.
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.
Undertaking this course 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 course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, and a Certificate of Completion.
Structure & Availability
Standard Course StructureDuration:
12 hours online self-paced learning.
Students can access the course for one year from enrolment.
- 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.
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.
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