CAS PS 365 – Psychology Applied to Social Issues


Instructor: Stephen Clift and Claudia Hammond

Enhance students’ awareness of selected current social issues in Great Britain and the policies and strategies currently pursued by government to address them. Develop students’ critical appreciation of the contributions and limitations of psychological theory and research in understanding social issues and in informing potential intervention strategies to address them. Develop students’ repertoire of transferable skills in communication, presentation, and participation as a means of preparation for the demands likely to be made of them during their Internship Placements. Develop student study skills in presenting coherent and informed argument both verbally and in their written work. Foster skills in self-organized and co-operative learning and develop ability for independent learning.

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