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2020 Psychology Summer Conference

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17th Jan 2020

Name Time Duration
1.1 - Help - Where do I start?! (Back by popular demand!)

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, resources, and ideas on how to complete their LAP to submit to SACE and begin teaching Psychology content in an engaging was for the first time – with a no fail approach! This is a practical workshop and participants are advised to bring a computer or device, a blank LAP template to work with, and a USB to collet resources! Get ideas and inspiration form two experienced practitioners and have all your questions answered before you need to tackle day one with your students in the classroom!

Presenter: Jane Hoffman & Morgan Brookes

Organisation: Cornerstone College

Name Time Duration
1.2 - Social psychology post 2011: Radical shifts that should change how we teach the ‘classics’

12:00 PM

1 Hour

In 2011 a major case of scientific misconduct rocked the field of social psychology making us question what we teach as ‘facts’. Update your knowledge on the way psychology has changed and explore this debate as a tool for teaching psychological science when the science is constantly evolving and the ‘facts’ can suddenly change.

Presenter: Dr Lydia Woodyatt

Organisation: Flinders University

Name Time Duration
1.3 - Writing a client Case Study, incorporating the DSM-5, and applying Rogerian skills.

12:00 PM

1 Hour

This workshop will explore how we can help students better understand the work of psychologists, counsellors, mental health nurses and social workers. It will explore case writing, using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM5) to inform our practical work, and practical application of basic Rogerian skills. The presenters will show how these skills can be used within the SACE framework.

Presenter: Michael Larner & Lisa Emes

Organisation: Xavier College

Name Time Duration
2.1 - Creative Task Design for Stage 1 and 2 Psychology

1:30 PM

1 Hour

Are you new to teaching Psychology and in need of ideas? Or perhaps you are an experienced Psychology teacher who is tired of the same repertoire of assessments and would like some new alternatives and inspiration. The aim of this workshop is to share a range of different assessment task ideas for both Stage 1 and Stage 2 Psychology. Some tasks include; “Where the Wild Things Are” (Emotions, Stage 1), “Lars and the Real Girl” (Personality, Stage 2), “Healthy Minds Lecturettes” (Stage 2) and an Issues investigation on pill-testing at music festivals (Brain and Behaviour, Stage 1). We will also look at how you can quickly and easily develop a range of test questions using the latest news articles in areas of Psychology

Presenter: Emma Beukema

Organisation: St Mary's College

Name Time Duration
2.2 - Social psychology post 2011: Radical shifts that should change how we teach the ‘classics’

1:30 PM

1 Hour

In 2011 a major case of scientific misconduct rocked the field of social psychology making us question what we teach as ‘facts’. Update your knowledge on the way psychology has changed and explore this debate as a tool for teaching psychological science when the science is constantly evolving and the ‘facts’ can suddenly change.

Presenter: Dr Lydia Woodyatt

Organisation: Flinders University

Name Time Duration
2.3 - Help - Where do I start?! (Back by popular demand!)

1:30 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, resources, and ideas on how to complete their LAP to submit to SACE and begin teaching Psychology content in an engaging was for the first time – with a no fail approach! This is a practical workshop and participants are advised to bring a computer or device, a blank LAP template to work with, and a USB to collet resources! Get ideas and inspiration form two experienced practitioners and have all your questions answered before you need to tackle day one with your students in the classroom!

Presenter: Jane Hoffman & Morgan Brookes

Organisation: Cornerstone College

Name Time Duration
3.2 - Creative Task Design for Stage 1 and 2 Psychology

2:30 PM

1 Hour

Are you new to teaching Psychology and in need of ideas? Or perhaps you are an experienced Psychology teacher who is tired of the same repertoire of assessments and would like some new alternatives and inspiration. The aim of this workshop is to share a range of different assessment task ideas for both Stage 1 and Stage 2 Psychology. Some tasks include; “Where the Wild Things Are” (Emotions, Stage 1), “Lars and the Real Girl” (Personality, Stage 2), “Healthy Minds Lecturettes” (Stage 2) and an Issues investigation on pill-testing at music festivals (Brain and Behaviour, Stage 1). We will also look at how you can quickly and easily develop a range of test questions using the latest news articles in areas of Psychology.

Presenter: Emma Beukema

Organisation: St Mary's College

Name Time Duration
3.2 - Writing a client Case Study, incorporating the DSM-5, and applying Rogerian skills.

2:30 PM

1 Hour

This workshop will explore how we can help students better understand the work of psychologists, counsellors, mental health nurses and social workers. It will explore case writing, using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM5) to inform our practical work, and practical application of basic Rogerian skills. The presenters will show how these skills can be used within the SACE framework.

Presenter: Michael Larner & Lisa Emes

Organisation: Xavier College

Name Time Duration
3.3 - Tests & Exams – Going Electronic!

2:30 PM

1 Hour

This workshop will be led by a group of teachers who have successfully created, trialled, and tested different formats of using electronic tests in their classroom to better prepare students for the electronic exam at the end of Stage 2. Many different options have been explored including Microsoft Forms Templates, Education Perfect, and Lockdown Browsers, and more. Learn the step-by-step processes they have use, so that you too can go electronic this year!

Presenter: TBA

Organisation: TBA

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