Motivation and emotion/About
Motivation and Emotion will cover drives and instincts, theories of motivation, consciousness and volitional behaviour, self-control, and self-regulation, the structure and function of emotions, relationships between emotion and cognition, and the regulation of emotions.
Students will be able to integrate theories and current research towards explaining the role of motivation and emotions in human behaviour.
|Communication||The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries||Book chapter, multimedia presentation|
|Working independently and with others||The ability to plan their own work, be self-directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively||Book chapter, quizzes|
|Professionalism and social responsibility||The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment||Book chapter, multimedia presentation|
The unit design embraces flexible, blended, and open learning principles. The unit will be delivered via:
- Lectures: 12 x 2 hour on-campus lectures, with video and audio recording (access via the Calendar tool on Moodle or the lecture pages on Wikiversity).
- Tutorials: 6 x 2 hour face-to-face or virtual tutorials, with recording of virtual tutorials (access via Moodle or the tutorial pages on Wikiversity)
- Notes: Lecture, tutorial, and assessment materials and notes are available online via the unit websites (Moodle and Wikiversity).
- Discussion: Use the Moodle forum or follow and use the #motem13 hashtag on Twitter to discuss the unit.
- Psychology 101 and Psychology 102, or permission of subject convener.
Materials and equipment
- An audio headset is recommended for recording the multimedia presentation and for those participating in virtual tutorials.