A minor study in Psychology as per VIT Specialist Area Guidelines

ED920.506 Developmental Learning and Pedagogy
ED921.506 Ecology and Management of Learning Environments


ED923.506 Information Communications Technology and Design
ED924.506 Learners, Educators and Social Contexts

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

Although most schools do not offer a discreet psychology subject the discipline in junior years can be useful in developing units of work on sexuality, identity, change and resilience that often form part of school programs in the 7-10 area. This unit covers relevant content from Australian Curriculum Yrs. 7-10 and the various strategies and features for developing effective learning experiences in this area. The unit covers methods for effectively incorporating ICT for teaching, learning and producing. The unit will include Christian perspectives, worldview and scripture relevant to the learning area. Pre-service teachers will also be provided the opportunity to critically analyse programs and resources developed for teaching and learning in this area.


Unit offerings

Face to face: (Every 2nd Year (Even), Semester 1)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.