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2019 Psychology Summer Conference

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18th Jan 2019

Name Time Duration
Keynote - Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Digital Age

9:00 AM

1 Hour

The presentation will focus on helping professionals to understand current issues related to adolescent mental health, and to be aware of practical strategies to use to support young people dealing with anxiety, trauma, and difficult life events.

Presenter: Kirrilie Smout

Organisation: Developing Minds

Name Time Duration
1.1 - Incorporating Practical classroom activities into Stage 1 & 2 Psychology Topics

12:00 PM

1 Hour

This session aims to provide teachers with a variety of diverse practical activities to help engage students focus and improve their understanding of key concepts in a variety of Stage 1 and 2 Psychology topics. Take home some fun new ideas, activities, and resources; that will allow your students to take on the role of participant, experimenter, patient, client, and psychologist, and remembering the fun they had for years to come!

Presenter: Adriana Savaglia

Organisation: St Michaels College

Name Time Duration
1.2 - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Stage 2 Psych

12:00 PM

1 Hour

Unpack all elements of the Stage 2 Psychology course together with a ‘very experienced’ teacher, a relatively new Psychology teacher graduate, and some of their merit winning past students who have all been extremely successful in the Stage Two Psychology course, each with a myriad of ideas, tips, and resources to share!

Presenter: Kerry Hodkinson & Zac Ingles

Organisation: Rostrevor College & Adelaide University graduate

Name Time Duration
1.3 - Help - Where do I start?!

12:00 PM

1 Hour

This session is aimed as first year teachers, or teachers who are teaching Psychology for the first time and would like some specific coaching on how to complete their LAP to submit to SACE. This is a practical workshop and participants are advised to bring a computer or device, and a blank LAP template to work with. Get ideas and inspiration form an experienced practitioner and have all your questions answered before you need to tackle day one with you students in the classroom!

Presenter: Jane Hoffmann

Organisation: Cornerstone College

Name Time Duration
2.1 - Get confident in Qualitative Research Program Reports

1:30 PM

1 Hour

Qualitative investigation reports provide students with the opportunity to analyse data with a degree of depth that isn’t always possible with quantitative data generated by SACE designed research programs. Some teachers are hesitant about how to best guide students in writing qualitative reports. This session aims to remove the mystery surrounding qualitative investigations.

Presenter: Margaret-Ann Copeland

Organisation: Eynesbury Senior College

Name Time Duration
2.2 - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Stage 2 Psych

1:30 PM

1 Hour

Unpack all elements of the Stage 2 Psychology course together with a ‘very experienced’ teacher, a relatively new Psychology teacher graduate, and some of their merit winning past students who have all been extremely successful in the Stage Two Psychology course, each with a myriad of ideas, tips, and resources to share! (REPEAT of Session 1)

Presenter: Kerry Hodkinson & Zac Ingles

Organisation: Rostrevor College & Adelaide University graduate

Name Time Duration
2.3 - Mindwaves

1:30 PM

1 Hour

An exploration of new affordable technology that enable insight into real time brain waves in the classroom. Using practical demonstrations, you will see first-hand how these devices can be used to deliver exciting activities to engage students. This is a great window into practical neuroscience that will complement psychology teaching in areas including; Brain & Behaviour, Cognition, Healthy Minds and Altered states of Awareness.

Presenter: Deryck Pinchbeck

Organisation: Xavier College

Name Time Duration
3.1 - Incorporating Practical classroom activities into Stage 1 & 2 Psychology Topics

2:30 PM

1 Hour

This session aims to provide teachers with a variety of diverse practical activities to help engage students focus and improve their understanding of key concepts in a variety of Stage 1 and 2 Psychology topics. Take home some fun new ideas, activities, and resources; that will allow your students to take on the role of participant, experimenter, patient, client, and psychologist, and remembering the fun they had for years to come! (REPEAT of Session 1)

Presenter: Adriana Savaglia

Organisation: St Michaels College

Name Time Duration
3.2 - Get confident in Qualitative Research Program Reports

2:30 PM

1 Hour

Qualitative investigation reports provide students with the opportunity to analyse data with a degree of depth that isn’t always possible with quantitative data generated by SACE designed research programs. Some teachers are hesitant about how to best guide students in writing qualitative reports. This session aims to remove the mystery surrounding qualitative investigations. (REPEAT of Session 2)

Presenter: Margaret-Ann Copeland

Organisation: Eynesbury Senior College

Name Time Duration
3.3 - Mindwaves

2:30 PM

1 Hour

An exploration of new affordable technology that enable insight into real time brain waves in the classroom. Using practical demonstrations, you will see first-hand how these devices can be used to deliver exciting activities to engage students. This is a great window into practical neuroscience that will complement psychology teaching in areas including; Brain & Behaviour, Cognition, Healthy Minds and Altered states of Awareness. (REPEAT of Session 2)

Presenter: Deryck Pinchbeck

Organisation: Xavier College

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