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Achievement objective 7-1: Approaches

Students will gain knowledge, skills, and experience to:

  • apply knowledge of different approaches to understand why people behave the way they do in a variety of contexts.

Possible contexts

Possible contexts include the following:

  • Why do some people get addicted?
  • Can you improve your memory?

Assessment for qualifications

Learning in relation to this objective can be assessed using psychology unit standards or relevant achievement standards from other subjects or learning areas. The standards selected should connect with a holistic learning programme that meets the needs of your students. Possible standards include:

  • 91844 Psychology - Examine different psychological approaches used to explain a behaviour
  • 91845 Psychology - Examine how a psychological debate has changed over time

Please ensure that you are using the correct version of the standards by going to the NZQA website.

Last updated November 16, 2017