This capstone unit aims to help students consolidate skills and accompanying psychological knowledge acquired in previously completed psychology units. Students will be asked to complete a major project where they will plan, research and deliver a professional development workshop on a relevant workplace issue (e.g. conflict, workplace diversity). Adult learning principles (i.e. self-direction, drawing on prior experience and knowledge, goal-orientation, relevancy-orientation, practicality and respect) will be applied to the learning process in this unit. Students will be further prepared for their transition into the workforce at the end of their degree, by looking for current positions which might be of interest to graduates of the course, and responding in writing to the key selection criteria for one of these positions.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):