PSYCH202-23A (TGA)

Mauri Ora: Social Psychology of Human Flourishing

15 Points

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Division of Arts Law Psychology & Social Sciences
School of Psychology

Staff

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: rita.deacon@waikato.ac.nz

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: alistair.lamb@waikato.ac.nz

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What this paper is about

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This paper draws on critical and ecological approaches to examine social psychological knowledge and its contribution to understanding the challenges and impacts of poverty, inequality, discrimination, privilege and power across diverse Aotearoa/New Zealand. Lecturers contributing to this course are: Dr Darelle Howard, Logan Hamley, Dr Jaimie Veale, Dr Apo Aporossa and Dr Kyle Tan from the University of Waikato. Guest lecturers include Associate Professor Shiloh Groot (Community Psychologist, University of Auckland), Dr Neville Robertson (Community Psychologist), and a panel of Psychologists working in the Health system
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How this paper will be taught

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This course is made up of twelve 2-hour lectures, one 1-2 hour lab per week, weekly set readings, weekly online mastery quizzes, a reflective essay and an exam.
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Required Readings

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Not applicable. See Reading List in Moodle for articles and chapters related to each lecture.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Consider minority group perspectives of Aotearoa New Zealand and how this might influence their practice as Psychologists
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  • Critically reflect on their experiences with people or person(s) from some other cultural group different to their own
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  • Develop students’ critical analysis of a Western based psychological discipline relative to Aotearoa New Zealand
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  • Develop their qualitative research knowledge and skills
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  • Learn the role culture and ethnicity play in understanding behaviour and how psychological knowledge is constructed and applied in Aotearoa New Zealand
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Assessments

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How you will be assessed

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To pass this course, students MUST obtain a total mark of 50% or more.
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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 67:33. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 33% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 67:33 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 33% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Mastery tests
33
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2.  Reflective Essay
10 Apr 2023
9:00 AM
34
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Exam
33
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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