256755

Professional Practice in Educational Psychology

Competencies, attitudes and dispositions that contribute to professional practice in Educational Psychology are examined, critiqued and developed. Particular attention is given to bicultural issues, professional ethical issues, accountability and reflective practice.

Course code

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256755

Level

The fourth number of the course code shows the level of the course. For example, in course 219206, the fourth number is a 2, so it is a 200-level course (usually studied in the second year of full-time study).

700-level

Credits

Each course is worth a number of credits. You combine courses (credits) to meet the total number of credits needed for your qualification.

30

Course planning information

Restrictions

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186748, 186755

The courses listed above have similar content to this one meaning you can only enrol in this course or one of the listed courses. Only one of the courses can be credited towards your qualification.

General progression requirements

You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.

Learning outcomes

What you will learn. Knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ll be able to show as a result of successfully finishing this course.

  • 1 Demonstrate knowledge, attitudes and dispositions that enable professional practice in educational psychology to be undertaken in ways that are culturally appropriate within Aotearoa/New Zealand.
  • 2 Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical and moral issues that impact on educational psychology practice within a variety of settings.
  • 3 Analyse and critique research and literature on practice within educational psychological settings.
  • 4 Be knowledgeable about and demonstrate understanding of the structures, climate and environments within which educational psychologists operate.

Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.

Assessments

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
Written Assignment 1 2 30%
Written Assignment 3 40%
Oral/Performance/Presentation 1 2 3 4 30%

Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.

You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.

Explanation of assessment types

Computer programmes
Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
Creative compositions
Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The exam could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
Exam (centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the exam is through the student portal.
Oral or performance or presentation
Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
Participation
You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
Portfolio
Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
Practical or placement
Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
Simulation
Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
Test
Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
Written assignment
Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.

Textbooks needed

Textbooks can change. We recommend you wait until at least seven weeks before the semester starts to buy your textbooks.

Compulsory

CASEWORK IN EDUCATION: PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING FOR SPECIALIST PRACTITIONERS

Author
JAN JOHNSON
ISBN
9781927212219

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY IN AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND 3ED

Author
WAITOKI, W., FEATHER, J., ROBINSON, N., & RUCKLIDGE, J.
ISBN
9780473354886
Edition
3ED 2016
Publisher
New Zealand Psychological Society: Wellington

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