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Sexuality across the curriculumTue 21 February 2017

There are many ways that the origins of sexuality can be used to answer learning objectives from Paper I and Paper II. Here are some suggestions as to how make those links. Although sexuality is not part... more

Knowers and InquirersTue 21 February 2017

Once a year I am asked to go into TOK and do a mini-presentation on ways of knowing in psychology. What follows is the presentation that I did this year. I usually start off the class with a bit about... more

Overview of report formatfreeTue 21 February 2017

Although presentation is not assessed, it is an important component of all academic work. After so much hard work in setting up, carrying out and analyzing your experiment, it is important that you present... more

Online datingfreeFri 17 February 2017

The following activity has two goals. First, to get students to think about how dating has changed in the 21st century. Secondly, to get them to think about theories that we have studied in this unit. more

Why relationships endfreeWed 15 February 2017

The following notes are for the learning objective: Analyze why relationships may change or end. When looking at the note below, please note two things. First, the command term is a level 2 command term.... more

Origins of attractionWed 15 February 2017

The following notes are to address the learning objective: Examine biological, psychological and social origins of attraction, as well as Explain the role of culture in the origin and maintenance of relationships. more

Serial position effectMon 13 February 2017

The serial position effect, a term coined by Hermann Ebbinghaus, refers to the finding that recall accuracy varies as a function of an item's position within a study list. When asked to recall a list... more

Assessment changesfreeWed 8 February 2017

The new curriculum is available on the OCC as of February 8th. You will see that there are some significant changes to the assessment of the course.First, there are no longer learning outcomes that will... more

Cultural dimensionsfreeTue 7 February 2017

These class notes are for the learning objective: Examine the role of two cultural dimensions on behaviour. This set of notes focuses only on one cultural dimension - individualism vs. collectivism. If... more

Content changes: OptionsfreeMon 6 February 2017

The new curriculum is available on the OCC as of February 8th. You will see that there are some significant changes to the content of the options, which are assessed on Paper 2.First, there are no longer... more