Psychology will be offered as a Senior Science subject in Queensland for the first time from 2019.
The new syllabus is designed to help develop the 21st-century skills and knowledge students need for success in their future work and life.
As Secondary Publisher of the Year 2017, Oxford University Press is committed to helping teachers and students in Queensland reach their full potential.
Our brand new two-volume series, Psychology for Queensland, provides depth and complete coverage of the new syllabus in a format that encourages all students to succeed. Units 1 & 2 (Book 1), will publish in 2018, and Units 3 & 4 (Book 2) will publish in 2019.
Key features include:
- A Psychology Toolkit which is a stand-alone reference section that explains the structure of the syllabus, supports the acquisition of key skills and provides practical tips for success in Psychology
- A Practical Manual which outlines suggested methodologies for every mandatory practical in the syllabus
- Learning pathways which are clearly mapped directly to the syllabus to ensure complete coverage
- Assessment support and resources which include exam preparation and practice
- Coverage of key subject matter which is presented using clear, concise language supported by engaging visual elements and sequenced to scaffold student learning
- Differentiated teaching which is supported by a range of appropriately levelled questions and activities for each section
- Inquiry learning and critical thinking approaches which are clearly modelled throughout
- Additional digital learning resources which support teachers and students.
CHAPTER 1: Psychology toolkit
UNIT 1 INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT
CHAPTER 2: Introduction to Psychology
CHAPTER 3: Brain investigations through time
CHAPTER 4: The nervous system
CHAPTER 5: The brain
CHAPTER 6: Developing and malfunctioning brains
CHAPTER 7: Genetic environment interactions on development
CHAPTER 8: Cognitive development
CHAPTER 9: States of consciousness
CHAPTER 10: Measuring consciousness
CHAPTER 11: Purpose and function of sleep
CHAPTER 12: Sleep deprivation
CHAPTER 13: Sleep disorders
UNIT 2 INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOUR
CHAPTER 14: Introducing intelligence
CHAPTER 15: Describing intelligence
CHAPTER 16: Assessing intelligence
CHAPTER 17: Normal or abnormal
CHAPTER 18: Disorders and diagnosis
CHAPTER 19: Psychological disorders
CHAPTER 20: Anxiety disorders
CHAPTER 21: Emotion and cognition
CHAPTER 22: Wellbeing and motivation
CHAPTER 23: Practical