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Distance Learning

Independent Study Option

Psychology

The Independent Study Option offers the following levels in Psychology. Please list the Subject Code, Subject Designation, and the ISO Designation on the application to identify the course(s) required.

Course Name Subject Code Subject Designation ISO Designation
Grade 12 Psychology (40S) 1010 40S 001

Each listing of a subject name is followed by a unique 10-digit code made up of three parts:

  • Subject code. A 4-digit number that identifies each subject.
  • Subject designation. A 3-character code that identified the grade and level of a course.
  • ISO designation. A 3-digit number that identifies the course version.
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Grade 12 Psychology (40S) 1 credit (2013)

Course Code 1010 40S 001

Class #1685
Tutor/Marker: R. Garton

Class #1686
Tutor/Marker: K. Dunlop

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Current Course Fees

 

  – Includes Printed Course Materials and LMS Access

  – Manitoba Teachers/Schools/Divisions OR Manitoba Parents/Students – not for credit purposes (audit)

Sensitive Content/Module Exemptions
Some of the content and issues pertaining to Grade 12 Psychology may be sensitive for some students and their parents/families and/or communities. This sensitive content is contained in Module 4 - Topic 4, lesson 8 (Drugs and Dependency) and Module 5. All modules must be completed to receive this credit from the Distance Learning Unit.

This course introduces students to the major topics found in the field of psychology. Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour and mental processes. It uses the scientific method to discover ways of understanding the complexities of human thought and behavior, as well as differences among people. Studying psychology gives students lifelong skills such as dealing with issues proactively, solving problems, learning, and nurturing healthy relationships.

Psychology is a complex subject area. The material in this course is general in nature and is not intended to be applied to specific situations. If after reading material from this course you have questions or concerns please seek further information from a physician, professional counsellor or other support services.

The course is divided into 5 modules:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods
  • Module 2: Biopsychological Theme
  • Module 3: Developmental Psychology
  • Module 4: Cognitive Psychology
  • Module 5: Variations in Individual and Group Behaviour

Evaluation is based on:

Assignments 60%
Midterm Exam (modules 1 - 3 ) 20%
Final Exam (modules 4 and 5) 20%
Total 100%

All assignments must be attempted, a minimum mark of 40% is required on all supervised pieces of assessment (midterm and final exam), and an overall final mark of 50% or greater must be obtained in order for the Distance Learning Unit to issue a final mark.

RESOURCES

Required and optional resources are available within the Learning Management System (LMS). Registered students will receive a username and password.

Practice Exams and Answer Keys

Sensitive Content/Module Exemptions
Some of the content and issues pertaining to Grade 12 Psychology may be sensitive for some students and their parents/families and/or communities. This sensitive content is contained in Module 4 - Topic 4, lesson 8 (Drugs and Dependency) and Module 5. All modules must be completed to receive this credit from the Distance Learning Unit.

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