Year 10 Psychology-In Action -a One Semester Course http://www.rubenardila.com/qelpen.html Young people are fascinated and perplexed by their own thoughts, feelings and behaviour. Psychology is a Discipline that spans both the humanities and sciences and for a number of years has been the most popular subject at VCE level - outside Mathematics and English. It arose from both the proven popularity of psychology and to help students be fully, and accurately, informed about the nature of psychology and what it has to offer in both study and vocation. Psychology in Action takes an approach that it is intended to stimulate interest by focusing on 'what psychologist's do' within various specialist areas- in particular the application of Psychology in sport, clinical areas and forensic psychology.
In Sports Psychology students produce a concept map and a PowerPoint presentation on a concept to do with sports psychology – such as motivation, choking http://www.winningedgesportspsychology.com/images/banner-pics-2.jpg
Topic 3: Forensic Psychology In this topic we also look at: Characteristics of violent offenders Stalkers and stalking Clinical profiling, and Criminal profiling http://media.hamptonroads.com/media/content/pilotonline/2007/11/1111pred450x350.jpg
Forensic Psychology http:// www.findtheall.com/psych.html Assessment task In Forensic psychology , students examine the role played by forensic psychology in the identification, capture and judgement of criminals in court. The Work Requirement is to develop a profile on a serial criminal.
Forensic psychology The forensic psychologist in the courtroom may also be examined and the psychology of eye-witness testimony investigated