Psychologie 11 (French Immersion)

This course is targeted at grade 10 French immersion students as an elective, but it is open to grade 10, 11 and 12 French Immersion students.  The course serves as an introduction to the study of psychology: the study of the human mind and human behaviour. Topics include an introduction to psychology, research methods, psychological disorders, developmental psychology, nature vs. nurture, sensation and perception, learning and motivation and personality theories.  Students will learn about themselves and those around them by studying the attempts to explain and predict why people behave, think and feel as they do. This is an academic course that will include readings, assignments and term projects.