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Psychology 20: Making Sense of Our World
Course Description

Psychology is the systematic study of human behaviour and experience. This introductory course is designed to provide students with a general overview of the field of psychology, including psychological theory and the methodology of research. Psychology 20 will have a social psychology emphasis and focus more on how psychology is applied rather than what it is. Students will begin to discover how psychological theories, methods, and studies leads to greater understanding of how humans think, feel, and behave.

Curriculum Guide
Interactions Unit 1
Interactions Unit 2
Interactions Unit 3
Interactions Unit 4

Psychology 30: Understanding Human Development
Course Description

Psychology is the systematic study of human behaviour and experience. The focus of this course is human development. Developmental psychology is the field of psychology that focuses on human development across the life span. Students will learn about human growth and changes in behaviour associated with age, including the various stages of development from infancy through childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age. Psychology 30 will include a mandatory unit on pre-conception (that is, making choices regarding having children/becoming a parent) to birth (including the lifestyle choices of parents-to-be and how these choices affect the fetus/child). It includes optional units/modules so teachers can choose those that best respond to the needs of their students.

Curriculum Guide
Ages and Stages Unit 1
Ages and Stages Unit 2
Ages and Stages Unit 3
Ages and Stages Unit 4

Available online resources:

Courseware SaskQuest

Courseware PsychQuest: Personality

Courseware PsychQuest: Family

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